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Fear of Rigged Election Likely Spurred GOP Poll Watcher Suit

By P.J. D'Annunzio |

Critics say the lawsuit is in response to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's claim that the election is rigged against him.

Offit Kurman Prevails in Phila. Lawyer’s Fee Lawsuit

By Lizzy McLellan |

An arbitrator has found in favor of Offit Kurman in a fee dispute involving a Philadelphia lawyer who was dismissed from the firm in 2012.

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Judge Nixes All but One of Spanier’s Claims Against PSU

By Max Mitchell |

Six of the seven claims brought by former Penn State president Graham Spanier against the school over disparaging statements university officials and agents made about him have been tossed.

Law Firms a ‘Petri Dish’ for Bias, Gender Inequity

When a female lawyer files a public complaint against her firm alleging gender discrimination, the firm’s response tends to fit a standard model: a denial of any discrimination and a confirmation of the firm’s commitment to advancing women lawyers.

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Justices Send Retirement Age Question to November Ballot—Again

By Ben Seal |

Just two weeks before the election, the question of whether Pennsylvanians will vote on a constitutional amendment that could raise the state's mandatory judicial retirement age has finally been settled. Prepare to vote on Nov. 8.

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Uber, Lyft Finally Get Green Light From Pa. Legislature

By Ben Seal |

The state Senate passed a bill Oct. 25 allowing Uber, Lyft and other ride-hailing services to operate legally across Pennsylvania, including Philadelphia, and wiped out $11 million in fines imposed by the Public Utility Commission in April for operating without authorization in the state.