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Latest News in Pennsylvania

  • January 18, 2019

    Pa. Gambling Board Urges Caution After DOJ Wire Act Opinion

    The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board on Friday urged operators in the state seeking to set up mobile and online platforms to be cautious after the U.S. Department of Justice earlier the week issued an opinion finding the Wire Act, which prohibits placing wagers across state lines, applies beyond sports betting.

  • January 18, 2019

    3rd. Circ. Sinks Appeal Over Cruise Ship Border Port Search

    The Third Circuit on Friday rejected Fourth Amendment and tort challenges to searches of three cruise ship passengers that took place two days after the court issued a 2008 precedential finding — involving the same vessel — that onboard searches at U.S. borders require “reasonable suspicion.”

  • January 18, 2019

    Website Not Enough To Establish Pa. Jurisdiction, Panel Says

    Just because a business had a website accessible to customers in Pennsylvania does not mean it has sufficient contact with the state for its courts to have jurisdiction over a disputed transaction that occurred mostly in Virginia, the Pennsylvania Superior Court ruled Friday.

  • January 18, 2019

    Pa. Judge Urged To Make J&J CEO Testify In Risperdal Trial

    A Pennsylvania state judge is weighing whether the CEO of Johnson & Johnson should be forced to take the stand at an upcoming trial over claims that labeling for the antipsychotic medication Risperdal failed to adequately warn about the risk of abnormal breast growth in adolescent boys.

  • January 18, 2019

    Consol Says Ex-Prez Can't Show Gender Played Role In Pay

    The changing structure and nature of the coal industry were behind a female Consol Energy Inc. executive’s termination, not her gender or her complaints about being paid less than her male counterparts, the company argued Thursday in an effort to toss her lawsuit from a Pennsylvania federal court.

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