Supreme Court of Pennsylvania Decisions 2013

Opinions 1 - 500 of 3446

Commonwealth v. Trivigno, P. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 31, 2013
Docket Number: 412 EAL 2013
In Re: Duty Assignment Schedule for Emergency itions in the Year 2014 (rules)
Date: December 31, 2013
Docket Number: 415 Judicial Administration Docket No
In Re: Sessions of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania for the Year 2015 (rules)
Date: December 31, 2013
Docket Number: 417 Judicial Administration Docket
Commonwealth v. Copes, L. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 31, 2013
Docket Number: 445 EAL 2013
Cusumano-Murdock, P. v. Falcone, J. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 31, 2013
Docket Number: 450 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Hanson, C. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 31, 2013
Docket Number: 536 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Zimmerman, J. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 31, 2013
Docket Number: 548 MAL 2013
Popowsky, I. v. Pa. PUC, et al (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 31, 2013
Docket Number: 641 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Bradshaw, J. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 31, 2013
Docket Number: 774 MAL 2011
Commonwealth v. Bradshaw, J. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 31, 2013
Docket Number: 775 MAL 2011
Phoenixville Hospital v. WCAB; Shoap, A. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 30, 2013
Docket Number: 177 EM 2013
Roethlein, B. v. Portnoff Law Assoc. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 30, 2013
Docket Number: 183 EM 2013
Commonwealth v. Bernat, E. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 30, 2013
Docket Number: 367 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Marbet, H. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 30, 2013
Docket Number: 426 EAL 2013
In Re: Designation of Chair and Vice-Chair of Criminal Procedural Rules Committee (appointment)
Date: December 30, 2013
Docket Number: 444 Criminal Procedural Rules Docket
Commonwealth v. Potts, K. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 30, 2013
Docket Number: 454 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Kennedy, C. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 30, 2013
Docket Number: 478 EAL 2013
SEPTA v. WCAB (Cunningham); Cunningham, J. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 30, 2013
Docket Number: 481 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Pope, B. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 30, 2013
Docket Number: 561 MAL 2013
Snyder, T., et al v. Fisher, L. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 30, 2013
Docket Number: 635 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Munk, R. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 30, 2013
Docket Number: 671 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Robinson, Jr. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 30, 2013
Docket Number: 680 MAL 2013
R.R. v. DPW (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 30, 2013
Docket Number: 696 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Ramos, G., Aplt. (concurring)
Date: December 27, 2013
Docket Number: 11 MAP 2013
Pennsylvania v. Ramos (majority)  
Date: December 27, 2013
Docket Number: 11 MAP 2013

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant Guillermo Ramos entered an open guilty plea to charges of Manufacturing of a Controlled Substance (Marijuana) and Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance (Marijuana) (PWID) both of which were v...

Commonwealth v. Lagenella Jr., F., Aplt (concurring)
Date: December 27, 2013
Docket Number: 14 MAP 2012
Commonwealth v. Lagenella Jr., F., Aplt (dissenting)
Date: December 27, 2013
Docket Number: 14 MAP 2012
Pennsylvania v. Lagenella Jr. (majority)  
Date: December 27, 2013
Docket Number: 14 MAP 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant Francis Lagenella, Jr. argued on appeal to the Supreme Court that the Superior Court erred in affirming the trial court's denial of his motion to suppress evidence seized by a police officer during a warrantles...

Teletracking Tech. v. Gori, F. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 27, 2013
Docket Number: 320 WAL 2013
Commonweatlh v. Luster, A. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 27, 2013
Docket Number: 350 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Johnson, N. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 27, 2013
Docket Number: 379 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Kim, N. itioner (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 27, 2013
Docket Number: 407 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Heckman, C. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 27, 2013
Docket Number: 522 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Heinze, M. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 27, 2013
Docket Number: 547 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Hanson, C., Aplt (dissenting)
Date: December 27, 2013
Docket Number: 55 EAP 2011
Pennsylvania v. Hanson (majority)  
Date: December 27, 2013
Docket Number: 55 EAP 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: The issue on appeal before the Supreme Court in this matter involved questions of statutory construction pertaining to the five-year mandatory minimum sentence attaching to the offense of possession of a controlled subst...

Commonwealth v. Pacheco-Correa, C. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 27, 2013
Docket Number: 557 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Diamond, R., Aplt. (concurring)
Date: December 27, 2013
Docket Number: 594 CAP
Pennsylvania v. Diamond (majority)  
Date: December 27, 2013
Docket Number: 594 CAP

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant Robert Diamond received two death sentences after pleading guilty to the first degree murders of Angel Guadalupe and Reginald Woodson. Appellant claimed on appeal that the trial court erred in the penalty phase...

Commonwealth v. Murray IV, H., Aplt (concurring)
Date: December 27, 2013
Docket Number: 658 CAP
Pennsylvania v. Murray IV (majority)  
Date: December 27, 2013
Docket Number: 658 CAP

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant Harold Murray, IV, appealed the death sentence he received for his conviction on three counts of first degree murder. Upon review of the facts of this case, the Supreme Court affirmed the convictions, but vacat...

Commonwealth v. Robinson, H., Aplt (concurring)
Date: December 27, 2013
Docket Number: 662 CAP
Pennsylvania v. Robinson (majority)  
Date: December 27, 2013
Docket Number: 662 CAP

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant raped and brutally murdered three women in separate incidents over a one-year span. Prior to the capital murder trial, appellant pled guilty to three counts of burglary, two counts of attempted criminal homicid...

Lebanon Valley Farmers Bank, Aplt v. Commonwealth (dissenting)
Date: December 27, 2013
Docket Number: 78 MAP 2011
Lebanon Valley Farmers Bank v. Pennsylvania (majority)  
Date: December 27, 2013
Docket Number: 78 MAP 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant Lebanon Valley Farmers Bank (LVFB) is a Pennsylvania chartered bank, and a subsidiary of Fulton Financial Corporation, which merged with Keystone Heritage Group, Inc. The merger made Fulton the parent company o...

In Re: R.S. aka R.I.S., a Minor of: C.S. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 27, 2013
Docket Number: 919 MAL 2013
In Re: A.S. aka A.I.S., a Minor of: C.S. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 27, 2013
Docket Number: 920 MAL 2013
Washington, et al s v. Dept of Public Welfare (miscellaneous)
Date: December 24, 2013
Docket Number: 133 MM 2013
Pisano, M. v. Extendicare. of: PA Healthcare (miscellaneous)
Date: December 24, 2013
Docket Number: 62 WM 2013
Bullock, L v. Coleman (miscellaneous)
Date: December 24, 2013
Docket Number: 65 WM 2013
Bullock, L. v. PaDOC (miscellaneous)
Date: December 24, 2013
Docket Number: 72 WM 2013
Commonwealth v. Ferrara, D. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 23, 2013
Docket Number: 298 WAL 2013
Mayercheck, B. v. Mayercheck, J. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 23, 2013
Docket Number: 313 WAL 2013
Mayercheck, B. v. Mayercheck, J. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 23, 2013
Docket Number: 314 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Vernon, E. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 23, 2013
Docket Number: 340 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Brown, N. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 23, 2013
Docket Number: 343 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Smith, B. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 23, 2013
Docket Number: 356 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Richardson, T. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 23, 2013
Docket Number: 357 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Harris, R. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 23, 2013
Docket Number: 371 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. O'Brien, T.. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 23, 2013
Docket Number: 373 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Stevens, M. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 23, 2013
Docket Number: 377 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Abron, J. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 23, 2013
Docket Number: 413 EAL 2013
In Re: J.R. ition of: J.R. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 23, 2013
Docket Number: 424 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Saldana, F. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 23, 2013
Docket Number: 428 MAL 2013
Forkal, M. v. Forkal, R. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 23, 2013
Docket Number: 434 MAL 2013
Billera, J. v. DeSales University (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 23, 2013
Docket Number: 463 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Schmidt, R. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 23, 2013
Docket Number: 495 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Miller, M. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 23, 2013
Docket Number: 516 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Hainley, R. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 23, 2013
Docket Number: 523 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Maxwell, T. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 23, 2013
Docket Number: 532 MAL 2013
Hart, A. v. Denezza and Gilman (miscellaneous)
Date: December 23, 2013
Docket Number: 86 WM 2013
Commonwealth v. Murchison, J. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 20, 2013
Docket Number: 145 WAL 2010
In Re: Order Amending Rule 125 of the Pennsylvania Rules of Appellate Procedure (rules)
Date: December 20, 2013
Docket Number: 240 Appellate Procedural Rules Docket
In the Interest of: S.H.J., child of: C.H. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 20, 2013
Docket Number: 579 EAL 2013
In the Interest of: A.J.., child of: C.H. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 20, 2013
Docket Number: 580 EAL 2013
In Re: Order Amending Rule 1033 and Rule 2232 of the Pennsylvania Rules of Civil Procedure (rules)
Date: December 20, 2013
Docket Number: 591 Civil Procedural Rules Docket
In Re: C.S. and C.L. / of: M.L., Mother (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 20, 2013
Docket Number: 850 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. McAnulty, R. - (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 19, 2013
Docket Number: 294 & 295 WAL 2013
Com. v. Hockenberry, L. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 19, 2013
Docket Number: 303 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Woodward, R. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 19, 2013
Docket Number: 317 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Alexander, D. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 19, 2013
Docket Number: 321 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Morris, D. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 19, 2013
Docket Number: 332 EAL 2013
Davis, M. v. Target Corporation (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 19, 2013
Docket Number: 338 EAL 2013
Pittsburgh Logistics v. Troian, G. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 19, 2013
Docket Number: 339 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Festa, T. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 19, 2013
Docket Number: 365 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Henderson, S. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 19, 2013
Docket Number: 380 WAL 2013
Kunkle, C v. UCBR (ESROCC Cement Corp.) (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 19, 2013
Docket Number: 438 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. McCarthy, P. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 19, 2013
Docket Number: 458 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Edwards, D. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 19, 2013
Docket Number: 482 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Culver, J. (summary disposition)
Date: December 19, 2013
Docket Number: 515 MAL 2012
Commonwealth v. Culver, J. (summary disposition)
Date: December 19, 2013
Docket Number: 516 MAL 2012
Commonwealth v. Beaton, T. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 19, 2013
Docket Number: 586 MAL 2013
Robinson Township, et al v. Pa. Public Utility Commission and Attorney General - (concurring)
Date: December 19, 2013
Docket Number: 63, 64, 72, and 73 MAP 2012
Robinson Township, et al v. Pa. Public Utility Commission and Attorney General - (dissenting)
Date: December 19, 2013
Docket Number: 63, 64, 72, and 73 MAP 2012
Robinson Township, et al v. Pa. Public Utility Commission and Attorney General - (opinion announcing the judgment of the court)  
Date: December 19, 2013
Docket Number: 63, 64, 72, and 73 MAP 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: Issues of constitutional import stemming from cross-appeals taken from the Commonwealth Court's ruling on expedited challenges to Act 13 of 2012 were before the Supreme Court in this case. Act 13 contained sweeping legis...

Commonwealth v. Stimer, B. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 19, 2013
Docket Number: 632 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Stimer, B. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 19, 2013
Docket Number: 633 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Laboy (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 19, 2013
Docket Number: 950 MAL 2010
Washington Mutual v. Duraney, L. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 18, 2013
Docket Number: 274 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Straughters, F. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 18, 2013
Docket Number: 291 WAL 2013
In the Interest of: K.A.T., Jr. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 18, 2013
Docket Number: 328 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Ali, J. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 18, 2013
Docket Number: 335 EAL 2013
Roll, A. v. Wells, C. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 18, 2013
Docket Number: 341 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Northcutt, R. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 18, 2013
Docket Number: 352 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Myers, S. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 18, 2013
Docket Number: 353 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Copeland, J. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 18, 2013
Docket Number: 364 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Tirado, A. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 18, 2013
Docket Number: 383 EAL 2013
Ling, D. s v. PennDOT (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 18, 2013
Docket Number: 392 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Carter, R. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 18, 2013
Docket Number: 396 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Young, C. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 18, 2013
Docket Number: 401 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Strotman, S. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 18, 2013
Docket Number: 403 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Shields, T. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 18, 2013
Docket Number: 416 WAL 2013
Commonweatlh v. Gantz, M. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 18, 2013
Docket Number: 417 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Thompson, C. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 18, 2013
Docket Number: 421 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Tirado, A. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 18, 2013
Docket Number: 431 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Hardy, K. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 18, 2013
Docket Number: 435 EAL 2013
Zommick McMahon v. Bradley, P. & V. s (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 18, 2013
Docket Number: 484 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Burgos, A. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 18, 2013
Docket Number: 499 MAL 2013
Cramer v. Custer d/b/a Mountaindale Apts (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 18, 2013
Docket Number: 510 MAL 2013
Kubic, B. v. UCBR (DOC) (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 18, 2013
Docket Number: 558 MAL 2013
Costa's Apothecary Inc. v. O'Brien, K. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 18, 2013
Docket Number: 572 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Sandusky of: Rominger (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 18, 2013
Docket Number: 577 MAL 2013
Nagy, G v. UCBR (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 18, 2013
Docket Number: 592 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Champiney, D. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 18, 2013
Docket Number: 599 MAL 2013
Reid, A. v. Milton Savings Bank (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 18, 2013
Docket Number: 628 MAL 2013
Curley, T., Aplt. v. Wetzel, J., et al (per curiam order)
Date: December 17, 2013
Docket Number: 31 MAP 2012
Curley, T., Aplt. v. Wetzel, J., et al (concurring)
Date: December 17, 2013
Docket Number: 31 MAP 2012
Commonwealth v. Pulliam, D. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 17, 2013
Docket Number: 369 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Bernard, J. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 17, 2013
Docket Number: 385 WAL 2013
Miller Jr., C., et al v. Commonwealth, Aplt (concurring)
Date: December 17, 2013
Docket Number: 43 MAP 2011
Miller v. Pennsylvania (majority)  
Date: December 17, 2013
Docket Number: 43 MAP 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellees (husband and wife) created The Dorothy M. Miller Family Irrevocable Trust, naming Mrs. Miller as settlor, and her and her husband as co-trustees. The sole beneficiaries of the trust were appellees and their onl...

Travaline, R. v. Travaline, S. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 17, 2013
Docket Number: 502 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Goodman, F. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 17, 2013
Docket Number: 531 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Bailey, T. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 17, 2013
Docket Number: 559 MAL 2013
McFarlane, R. v. J. Kerestes, et al (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 17, 2013
Docket Number: 562 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Powell, O. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 17, 2013
Docket Number: 581 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Sanchez, A., Aplt (concurring)
Date: December 17, 2013
Docket Number: 605 CAP
Pennsylvania v. Sanchez (majority)  
Date: December 17, 2013
Docket Number: 605 CAP

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant was convicted on two counts of first-degree murder for the shooting deaths of Mendez Thomas and Lisa Diaz. On appeal, appellant challenged the sufficiency of the evidence presented against him at trial. After r...

Commonwealth v. Garnett, C. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 17, 2013
Docket Number: 629 MAL 2013
Pennsylvania v. Keaton (majority)  
Date: December 17, 2013
Docket Number: 679 CAP

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant Alexander Keaton appealed the denial of his petition for post-conviction relief. He claimed the PCRA court erroneously denied the underlying claim that his invoking a Fifth Amendment right to counsel during cus...

Commonwealth v. Rose, A., Aplt (dissenting)
Date: December 17, 2013
Docket Number: 9 MAP 2013
Commonwealth v. Rose, A., Aplt (per curiam order)
Date: December 17, 2013
Docket Number: 9 MAP 2013
PPM Atlantic Renewable v. Fayette County Zoning Hearing Board (majority)  
Date: December 16, 2013
Docket Number: 10 WAP 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: PPM Atlantic Renewable (“PPM”) unsuccessfully requested that the Fayette County Zoning Board grant it numerous special exceptions and variances for it to build 24 windmill turbines on leased land. This matter involved wh...

Raybestos v. Reliance Ins Appeal of: Raybestos (per curiam order)
Date: December 16, 2013
Docket Number: 11 MAP 2012
ODC v. Marc D. Manoff (disciplinary order)
Date: December 16, 2013
Docket Number: 1701 DD3
In the Matter of: J. Russell McGregor Jr. (disciplinary order)
Date: December 16, 2013
Docket Number: 1962 DD3
In the Matter of: James Allen Steiner (disciplinary order)
Date: December 16, 2013
Docket Number: 1965 DD3
Barnes, D., Aplt. v. PA Dept. Corr. (per curiam order)
Date: December 16, 2013
Docket Number: 25 EAP 2013
Curley, Aplt. v. Secretary of Corrections, et al (concurring)
Date: December 16, 2013
Docket Number: 31 MAP 2012
Curley, Aplt. v. Secretary of Corrections, et al (per curiam order)
Date: December 16, 2013
Docket Number: 31 MAP 2012
Horton v. Washington County Tax Claim Bureau (majority)  
Date: December 16, 2013
Docket Number: 33 WAP 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: The issue before the Supreme Court in this case was the interpretation of Section 602 of the Real Estate Tax Sale Law, which concerned the notice requirements for an upset tax sale for non-payment of delinquent taxes. Sp...

Smith v. Richmond Township (majority)  
Date: December 16, 2013
Docket Number: 34 MAP 2013

Justia Opinion Summary: The issue before the Supreme Court in this case concerned the Sunshine Act and whether meetings between an agency and outside entities, including those involved in ongoing litigation with that agency, were “deliberations...

Daniel, M. v. Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Inc, Aplt (per curiam order)
Date: December 16, 2013
Docket Number: 63 EAP 2011
Commonwealth v. Baez, O., Aplt (per curiam order)
Date: December 16, 2013
Docket Number: 635 CAP
Daniel, M. v. Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Inc, Aplt (per curiam order)
Date: December 16, 2013
Docket Number: 64 EAP 2011
Pennsylvania v. Neiman (dissenting)  
Date: December 16, 2013
Docket Number: 74 MAP 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: In this appeal, the issue before the Supreme Court was whether Act 152 of 2004 (“Act 152”) violated the “single subject” rule of Article III, Section 3 of the Pennsylvania Constitution,3 and, if so, whether the portions...

Commonwealth v. Neiman Jr., J., Aplt (majority)
Date: December 16, 2013
Docket Number: 74 MAP 2011
Commonwealth v. Vargas, R. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 13, 2013
Docket Number: 307 EAL 2011
Jack and Linda Krafft, J. v. Downey (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 13, 2013
Docket Number: 396 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. McDonald, Z. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 13, 2013
Docket Number: 430 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Gilbert, M. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 13, 2013
Docket Number: 449 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Yates, M. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 13, 2013
Docket Number: 468 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Harris, W. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 13, 2013
Docket Number: 689 MAL 2013
In the Matter of Susan Rebecca Thomas (disciplinary order)
Date: December 13, 2013
Docket Number: 70 RST 2013
In the Matter of Robert Gregory Stratton, Jr. (disciplinary order)
Date: December 13, 2013
Docket Number: 71 RST 2013
Commonwealth v. Lambert, B., aka Fuller, A. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 12, 2013
Docket Number: 134 MM 2013
Commonwealth v. Fuller, A. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 12, 2013
Docket Number: 135 MM 2013
Gress, R. v. CCP of Bucks Co. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 12, 2013
Docket Number: 142 MM 2013
Johnson, J. v. PA Dept of Corrections (miscellaneous)
Date: December 12, 2013
Docket Number: 144 MM 2013
Matuson, R. v. UCBR (Airnet Systems) (miscellaneous)
Date: December 12, 2013
Docket Number: 154 MM 2013
In Re: Appointment to Pennsylvania Lawyers Fund for Client Security Board (appointment)
Date: December 12, 2013
Docket Number: 56 Client Security Appointment Docket
Commonwealth v. Fischere, S. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 12, 2013
Docket Number: 584 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Zuber, F. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 11, 2013
Docket Number: 509 EAL 2010
Graystone Aca CS, Aplt v. Coatesville Area SD (per curiam order)
Date: December 11, 2013
Docket Number: 69 MAP 2013
ODC v. Marcone, F. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 11, 2013
Docket Number: 70 WM 2013
In Re: Order Amending thete to Rule 120 of the Pennsylvania Rules of Appellate Procedure (rules)
Date: December 10, 2013
Docket Number: 239 Appellate Procedural Rules Docket
In Re: Order Amending the Comments to Rules 120 and 801 of the Pennsylvania Rules of Criminal Procedure (rules)
Date: December 10, 2013
Docket Number: 442 Criminal Procedural Rules Docket
In Re: Order Amending Rule 1012.1 of the Pennsylvania Rules of Civil Procedure (rules)
Date: December 10, 2013
Docket Number: 590 Civil Procedural Rules Docket
In Re: Order Amending Rule 301 of the Pennsylvania Bar Admission Rules (rules)
Date: December 10, 2013
Docket Number: 618 Supreme Court Rules Docket
In Re: Order Amending thete to Rule 3.1 of the Pennsylvania Orphans' Court Rules (rules)
Date: December 10, 2013
Docket Number: 620 Supreme Court Rules Docket
City of Pgh et al. v. WCAB (Marinack) (summary disposition)
Date: December 9, 2013
Docket Number: 100 WAL 2012
City of Pgh et al. v. WCAB(Norris) (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 9, 2013
Docket Number: 223 WAL 2012
Commonwealth v. Wilson, E. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 9, 2013
Docket Number: 359 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Garcia, N. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 9, 2013
Docket Number: 389 EAL 2013
Keene v. WCAB (Ogden Corp) of: Ogden Corp (summary disposition)
Date: December 9, 2013
Docket Number: 449 MAL 2011
Day v. WCAB (City of Pittsburgh) (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 9, 2013
Docket Number: 602 WAL 2010
City of Pgh, et al v. WCAB (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 9, 2013
Docket Number: 673 WAL 2011
City of Pgh UPMC v. WCAB of: Cty of Pgh (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 9, 2013
Docket Number: 674 WAL 2011
City of Pgh et al. v. WCAB(Goodlowe) (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 9, 2013
Docket Number: 99 WAL 2012
Benjunas, L v. PA Board of Probation & Parole (miscellaneous)
Date: December 6, 2013
Docket Number: 136 MM 2013
Lewis, D. v. Lehigh County Prison (miscellaneous)
Date: December 6, 2013
Docket Number: 137 MM 2013
Whitesides, C. v. Comm. of PA, et al (miscellaneous)
Date: December 6, 2013
Docket Number: 138 MM 2013
Commonwealth v. DeBlois, C. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 6, 2013
Docket Number: 141 MM 2013
Snyder, R. v. Commonwealth (miscellaneous)
Date: December 6, 2013
Docket Number: 145 MM 2013
Commonwealth v. Nicholas, E. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 6, 2013
Docket Number: 146 MM 2013
Commonwealth v. Turner, K. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 6, 2013
Docket Number: 147 MM 2013
Keeling, M v. Beggs et al (miscellaneous)
Date: December 6, 2013
Docket Number: 149 MM 2013
Commonwealth v. Rodriguez, J. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 6, 2013
Docket Number: 150 MM 2013
Commonwealth v. Smith, S. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 6, 2013
Docket Number: 151 MM 2013
Fisher, J. v. Corbett, T. et.al. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 6, 2013
Docket Number: 152 MM 2013
Fisher, J. v. Governor Corbett, et al (miscellaneous)
Date: December 6, 2013
Docket Number: 158 MM 2013
Pocono Mtn Charter Sch v. Pocono Mtn Sch Dist (miscellaneous)
Date: December 5, 2013
Docket Number: 126 MM 2013
Ford Jr., H. v. Commonwealth (miscellaneous)
Date: December 5, 2013
Docket Number: 132 MM 2013
Robert, K. v. Magisterial Dist. Ct., et al (miscellaneous)
Date: December 5, 2013
Docket Number: 139 MM 2013
Bucks County CCP & CCP Judge v. Grant, R. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 5, 2013
Docket Number: 148 MM 2013
Commonwealth v. Jones, P. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 5, 2013
Docket Number: 153 MM 2013
Healy, T. v. Healy, S. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 5, 2013
Docket Number: 155 MM 2013
McDavis, J. v. Allegheny County CCP (miscellaneous)
Date: December 5, 2013
Docket Number: 56 WM 2013
Greene, V. v. Sokol, E. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 5, 2013
Docket Number: 57 WM 2013
Lavond Hill v. CCP Somerset (miscellaneous)
Date: December 5, 2013
Docket Number: 60 WM 2013
Allen, J. v. Commonwealth, et al (miscellaneous)
Date: December 5, 2013
Docket Number: 61 WM 2013
Commonwealth v. McCutcheon, K. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 4, 2013
Docket Number: 252 WAL 2013
Lamar Advantage GP v. City of Pgh (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 4, 2013
Docket Number: 260 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Jackson, K. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 4, 2013
Docket Number: 267 WAL 2013
Stocklin, M. v. WCAB (Dollarland, Inc) (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 4, 2013
Docket Number: 285 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Biddings, B. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 4, 2013
Docket Number: 285 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Shaw, E. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 4, 2013
Docket Number: 300 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Tinsley, R. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 4, 2013
Docket Number: 310 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Newsome, D. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 4, 2013
Docket Number: 322 EAL 2013
Fitchett, J. v. WCAB (School Dist. of Phila) (summary disposition)
Date: December 4, 2013
Docket Number: 350 EAL 2013
Miller, Z. v. PBPP (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 4, 2013
Docket Number: 355 WAL 2013
Scott, E. v. Scott, V. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 4, 2013
Docket Number: 358 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Caison, T. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 4, 2013
Docket Number: 372 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Burnam, J. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 4, 2013
Docket Number: 382 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Fink, J. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 4, 2013
Docket Number: 385 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Robinson, R. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 4, 2013
Docket Number: 398 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Harris, C. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 4, 2013
Docket Number: 412 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Smith, E. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 4, 2013
Docket Number: 419 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Smith, E. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 4, 2013
Docket Number: 420 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Butler, M. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 4, 2013
Docket Number: 433 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Brown, B. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 4, 2013
Docket Number: 442 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Eliason, J. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 4, 2013
Docket Number: 449 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Murrell, Jr., L. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 4, 2013
Docket Number: 492 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Mayo, Sr., S. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 4, 2013
Docket Number: 500 MAL 2013
J.M.H. v. Dept of Public Welare (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 4, 2013
Docket Number: 520 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Cintora, J. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 4, 2013
Docket Number: 544 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Cintora, O. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 4, 2013
Docket Number: 545 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Garrett, I. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 4, 2013
Docket Number: 589 MAL 2013
ODC v. Robert Randolph Druzisky (disciplinary order)
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 1997 DD3
ODC itioner v. G. David Rosenblum (disciplinary order)
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 1999 DD3
ODC v. Kevin Joseph Fitzgerald (disciplinary order)
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 2001 DD3
Pierre-Louis, N., Aplt. v. PA Bd. of Prob. Parole (per curiam order)
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 30 EAP 2013
Commonwealth v. Talmadge, D. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 338 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Iglesias, C. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 354 WAL 2013
Teplitz, E. v. Allegheny Auto & Truck (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 357 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Williams, C. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 370 EAL 2013
Myrick, A. v. PA Bd. of Prob. and Parole (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 374 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Mayo, W. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 375 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Toliver, D. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 386 EAL 2013
Webber, G. and T. s. v. Ford Motor Co. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 399 EAL 2013
Webber, G. and T s. v. Ford Motor Co. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 400 EAL 2013
PennDOT v. McKenna, J. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 452 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Grohowski, K. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 483 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Kim, K. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 486 MAL 2013
Glickstein, M. v. Burno, D. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 511 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Forbes, C. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 513 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Bogle, D. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 521 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Rowe, G. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 524 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Durr, L. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 534 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Black, R. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 535 MAL 2013
Hitchcock, J. & P. v. Gery, H. & S. s. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 3, 2013
Docket Number: 565 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Naranjo, I. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 2, 2013
Docket Number: 331 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Naranjo, I. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 2, 2013
Docket Number: 358 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. James, K. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 2, 2013
Docket Number: 361 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. James, K. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 2, 2013
Docket Number: 362 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Bolus, R. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 2, 2013
Docket Number: 487 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Clouser, M. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 2, 2013
Docket Number: 494 MAL 2013
Rossi, G. v. Milton S. Hershey (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 2, 2013
Docket Number: 501 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Weaver, M. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 2, 2013
Docket Number: 514 MAL 2013
Ramirez, E. v. Bonstingl, J. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 2, 2013
Docket Number: 841 MAL 2013
Bonstingl, J. v. Ramirez, E. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 2, 2013
Docket Number: 843 MAL 2013
Strobel, R. v. School Dist. of Phila. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 27, 2013
Docket Number: 231 EAL 2013
Yentzer, et al s v. Hopewell Twp (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 27, 2013
Docket Number: 315 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Lindsay, K. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 27, 2013
Docket Number: 322 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Howard, R. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 27, 2013
Docket Number: 329 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Hardee, A. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 27, 2013
Docket Number: 336 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Oliver, A. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 27, 2013
Docket Number: 342 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Vasilisin, G. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 27, 2013
Docket Number: 349 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Collins, A. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 27, 2013
Docket Number: 354 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Weimer, P. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 27, 2013
Docket Number: 361 WAL 2013
In the Interest of: M.P. of: M.P. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 27, 2013
Docket Number: 368 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Metzger, D. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 27, 2013
Docket Number: 371 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Gray, E. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 27, 2013
Docket Number: 378 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Bey, F. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 27, 2013
Docket Number: 383 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Jones, D. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 27, 2013
Docket Number: 387 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Green, F. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 27, 2013
Docket Number: 392 EAL 2013
Breslin, C. v. Dickinson Twp. and OOR (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 27, 2013
Docket Number: 450 MAL 2013
Commonwealt v. Brenner, I. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 27, 2013
Docket Number: 459 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Handzus, J. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 27, 2013
Docket Number: 467 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Mammana, A. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 27, 2013
Docket Number: 476 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Chamblee, M. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 27, 2013
Docket Number: 525 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Connelly, S. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 27, 2013
Docket Number: 541 MAL 2013
ODC v. Patrick Joseph Donahue (disciplinary order)
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 1773 DD3
Dyckman, J., Aplt. v. Dyckman, D. (per curiam order)
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 18 MAP 2013
ACDSA v. Pa LRB (summary disposition)
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 236 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Burke, E. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 273 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v Stewart, K. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 286 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Puckett, D. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 288 WAL 2013
Frohnapfel, J. v. Steltz, M., et al. s. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 290 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Hernandez, J. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 295 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Fells, W. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 308 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Armstrong, J. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 318 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Edwards, C. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 330 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Neal, G. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 363 MAL 2013
Caldwell, T. v. Kriebel Resources Co. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 372 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Colona, Sr., B. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 373 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Robbins, H. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 375 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Norton II, R. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 379 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Warren, L. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 379 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Lopez, A. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 388 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Stephenson, D. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 400 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Busler, Sr., B. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 409 MAL 2013
Arena, I., et al v. Arena, H. et al s. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 410 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Feliciano, E. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 414 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Baylis, K. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 417 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Kirk, D. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 418 WAL 2013
Estate of James Faison; Wallace, M. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 422 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Roberts, K. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 431 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Cruz, J. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 432 EAL 2013
HACC v. OOR of: Justin McShane (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 445 MAL 2011
Commonwealth v. Pozoic Jr., R. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 455 MAL 2013
Graystone Bank v. Grove Estates, LP., et al, Aplts - (per curiam order)
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 49-57 MAP 2013
Commonwealth v. Deweese, H. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 631 MAL 2013
In the Matter of Susan B. Vorndran Ellington (disciplinary order)
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 66 RST 2013
In the Matter of Christina Q. Lentz (disciplinary order)
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 67 RST 2013
In the Matter of Lydia Antionette Wade (disciplinary order)
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 68 RST 2013
RG v. IG, WGM, & CYS of: CYS (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 26, 2013
Docket Number: 764 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Payne, C. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 25, 2013
Docket Number: 282 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. J.T. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 25, 2013
Docket Number: 306 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Smith, T. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 25, 2013
Docket Number: 314 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Sherman, Q. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 25, 2013
Docket Number: 323 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Anderson, T. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 25, 2013
Docket Number: 404 MAL 2013
Tooey, Aplt. v. AK Steel, ARMCO Steel, Crown Cork & Seal, et al (dissenting)
Date: November 22, 2013
Docket Number: 21-23 WAP 2011
Tooey v. AK Steel (majority)  
Date: November 22, 2013
Docket Number: 21-23 WAP 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: In consolidated appeals, the issue before the Supreme Court was whether the manifestation of an occupational disease outside of the 300-week period prescribed by Section 301(c)(2) of the Workers’ Compensation Act removes...

Commonwealth, Aplt v. Turner, E. (dissenting)
Date: November 22, 2013
Docket Number: 52 EAP 2011
Pennsylvania v. Turner (majority)  
Date: November 22, 2013
Docket Number: 52 EAP 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: The Commonwealth appealed a court of common pleas order that declared Section 9543(a)(1)(i) of the Post-Conviction Relief Act (PCRA) was unconstitutional as applied to Petitioner Emma Turner. The PCRA court held that bar...

Commonwealth, Aplt v. Spruill, S. (concurring)
Date: November 22, 2013
Docket Number: 54 EAP 2011
Pennsylvania v. Spruill (majority)  
Date: November 22, 2013
Docket Number: 54 EAP 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: The issue before the Supreme Court in this case centered on the proper scope of the “illegal sentence” doctrine. The Superior Court held that the claim at the heart of this appeal, implicated the legality of appellee’s s...

Soto, J. v. UCBR (miscellaneous)
Date: November 21, 2013
Docket Number: 124 MM 2013
Williams, K. v. Montgomery Co. Judge, et al (miscellaneous)
Date: November 21, 2013
Docket Number: 125 MM 2013
Commonwealth v. Copper, T. (miscellaneous)
Date: November 21, 2013
Docket Number: 133 EM 2013
Macklin, O. v. C.C.P., Phila. Cty (miscellaneous)
Date: November 21, 2013
Docket Number: 137 EM 2013
Hannibal, T. v. C.C.P., Phila. Cty (miscellaneous)
Date: November 21, 2013
Docket Number: 155 EM 2013
Williams, R. v. Wenerowicz, M. (miscellaneous)
Date: November 21, 2013
Docket Number: 159 EM 2013
Harris, L, Aplt v. PA Probation & Parole Brd (per curiam order)
Date: November 21, 2013
Docket Number: 17 EAP 2013
Riley, A., Aplt v. PBPP (per curiam order)
Date: November 21, 2013
Docket Number: 3 WAP 2013
Phoenixville Hospital v. WCAB (Shoap, Aplt) (dissenting)
Date: November 21, 2013
Docket Number: 32 EAP 2011
Phoenixville Hospital v. WCAB (Shoap, Aplt) (majority)  
Date: November 21, 2013
Docket Number: 32 EAP 2011

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant Annette Shoap sustained a work-related injury in the nature of a left shoulder injury while working as an employee of Phoenixville Hospital. She began receiving temporary total disability benefits pursuant to a...

Commonwealth v. Trojanovich, C. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 21, 2013
Docket Number: 325 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Robinson, A. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 21, 2013
Docket Number: 349 EAL 2013
In the Interest of: V.C., a Minor of: V.C. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 21, 2013
Docket Number: 351 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Parker, J. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 21, 2013
Docket Number: 454 MAL 2013
Berks Co Tax Coll Comm v. Dept of Comm & Economic (dissenting)
Date: November 21, 2013
Docket Number: 5 MAP 2013
Berks Co Tax Coll Comm v. Dept of Comm & Economic (per curiam order)
Date: November 21, 2013
Docket Number: 5 MAP 2013
Commonwealth v. Elliott, J. - (concurring)
Date: November 21, 2013
Docket Number: 612 & 624 CAP
Pennsylvania v. Elliott (majority)  
Date: November 21, 2013
Docket Number: 612 & 624 CAP

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1994, Appellee Joseph Elliott was convicted of the first degree murder of Kimberly Griffith, and sentenced to death. Following the denial of relief on direct appeal, appellee filed a petition for collateral relief. Wi...

Commonwealth v. Mattison, K., Aplt (concurring)
Date: November 21, 2013
Docket Number: 622 CAP
Pennsylvania v. Mattison (majority)  
Date: November 21, 2013
Docket Number: 622 CAP

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant Kevin Mattison directly appealed his death sentence to the Supreme Court. He was convicted for first-degree murder for his involvement in the 2008 death of Christian Agosto. After careful consideration of the i...

Commonwealth v. Ballard, M., Aplt (concurring)
Date: November 21, 2013
Docket Number: 636 CAP
Pennsylvania v. Ballard (majority)  
Date: November 21, 2013
Docket Number: 636 CAP

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant Michael Ballard directly appealed his death sentence to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. He pled guilty to four counts of first-degree murder. On appeal, Appellant raised four claims of trial court error regardi...

In Re: Est. of F. Dove of: R. Dove (miscellaneous)
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 117 MM 2013
Commonwealth v. Gines, A. (miscellaneous)
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 120 MM 2013
Delaware County CCP Judge v. Hibbert, G. (miscellaneous)
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 121 MM 2013
Wilson, B. v. Travelers Casualty and Surety (miscellaneous)
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 122 MM 2013
Wilson, B. v. Travelers Casualty and Surety (miscellaneous)
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 123 MM 2013
Commonwealth v. Moore, T. (miscellaneous)
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 142 EM 2013
Mayhew, H. v. Folino, L. (miscellaneous)
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 144 EM 2013
Johnson, D. v. C.C.P., Phila. Cty (miscellaneous)
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 145 EM 2013
Garrick, K. v. C.C.P., Phila. Cty (miscellaneous)
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 146 EM 2013
Rambert, E. v. Mooney, V. (miscellaneous)
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 150 EM 2013
Houser, D. v. Commonwealth (miscellaneous)
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 152 EM 2013
Montanez, W. v. C.C.P., Phila. Cty (miscellaneous)
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 153 EM 2013
Commonwealth v. Natal, J. (miscellaneous)
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 154 EM 2013
Parker, C. v. C.C.P., Phila. Cty (miscellaneous)
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 156 EM 2013
Baylor, T. v. C.C.P., Phila. Cty (miscellaneous)
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 157 EM 2013
Reed, M. v. Lynn, J. (miscellaneous)
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 158 EM 2013
Brown, D., Aplt. v. PA Dept. of Corr. (per curiam order)
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 22 EAP 2013
Kimmett, Aplt v. Kane, Attorney General, et al (per curiam order)
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 28 MAP 2013
Commonwealth v. Booher, M. (miscellaneous)
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 31 WM 2013
Commonwealth v. Coffey, J. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 337 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Priest, M. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 342 WAL 2013
Hill, D., Aplt v. PA Dept of Corrections (per curiam order)
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 35 MAP 2013
Commonwealth v. Kamuvaka, M. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 355 EAL 2013
Utd. Trans. Union Pa St. Leg. Bd. v PUC (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 436 MAL 2013
Roethlein v. Portnoff Law Assoc. (majority)  
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 46 EAP 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: In November 2002, Appellee Beverly Roethlein, an Allentown taxpayer, filed a class action complaint against Portnoff Law Associates, Ltd., and Michelle Portnoff, Esquire (the firm's sole shareholder) seeking recovery for...

Roethlein, B. v. Portnoff Law Assoc, Aplts (majority)
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 47 EAP 2012
Bush, J. v. WCAB (LCB) (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 477 MAL 2013
MCT Trans Inc v. Phila Parking Authority, Aplt (per curiam order)
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 5 EAP 2013
Phila Reg Limo v. Phila Parking Authority, Aplt (per curiam order)
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 6 EAP 2013
In Re: Order Amending Rule 205 of the Pennsylvania Bar Admission Rules (rules)
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 617 Supreme Court Rules Docket
MCT Trans Inc, Aplt v. Phila Parking Authority (per curiam order)
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 7 EAP 2013
Tribune Co. v. Reliance Ins. Appeal of: Tribune Co (per curiam order)
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 7 MAP 2012
Commonwealth, Aplt v. Greene, M. (dissenting)
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 79 MAP 2012
Commonwealth, Aplt v. Greene, M. (per curiam order)
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 79 MAP 2012
Phila Reg Limo Assoc., Aplt v. Phila Parking Auth (per curiam order)
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 8 EAP 2013
R.A. v. DPW & Wyoming County Human Services, Aplts (concurring/dissenting)
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 87 MAP 2012
R.A. v. DPW & Wyoming County Human Services (majority)  
Date: November 20, 2013
Docket Number: 87 MAP 2012

Justia Opinion Summary: The Commonwealth Department of Public Welfare (DPW) and the Wyoming County Human Services appealed a Commonwealth Court order reversing DPW’s Bureau of Hearings and Appeals’ order refusing to expunge an indicated report...

Commonwealth v. Fox, A. (miscellaneous)
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 136 EM 2013
Green, Sr., J. v. C.C.P., Phila. Cty (miscellaneous)
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 138 EM 2013
Seville, D. v. Stowitzky, P. (miscellaneous)
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 139 EM 2013
Scott, J. v. C.C.P., Phila. Cty (miscellaneous)
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 140 EM 2013
In Re: Order Amending Rule 1973 of the Pennsylvania Rules of Appellate Procedure (rules)
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 238 Appellate Procedural Rules Docket
Morgans, H. v. Morgans, C. of: Schlass, M. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 307 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Stauffer, R.. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 309 WAL 2013
Morgans v. Morgans of: Morgans & Davidson (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 312 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Thompson, L. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 315 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Scott, T. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 333 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Leaf, F. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 334 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Parker, G. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 345 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Butler, K. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 356 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Reys, R. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 369 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Rose, A. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 388 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Harper, I. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 397 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Glenn, T. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 409 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Fowler, R. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 411 EAL 2013
In Re: Order Approving the Amendment to Rule 645 of the Pennsylvania Rules of Criminal Procedure (rules)
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 441 Criminal Procedural Rules Docket
Commonwealth v. Moser, H. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 441 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Toritto Jr., J. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 445 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Miller, R. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 460 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Duval, D. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 462 MAL 2013
Mina, A. v. Rivera, L. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 466 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Gates, R. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 470 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Mitchell, Jr., K. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 471 MAL 2013
In Re: Adoption of I.M.P. of: M.S. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 471 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Vavra, D. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 478 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Sumner, E. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 480 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Polanco, S. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 489 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Morris, W. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 490 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Curley, T. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 493 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Williams, H. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 517 MAL 2013
In the Interest of: D.B., a Minor of: D.B. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 518 MAL 2013
Wong, v. Somerset Cty Hospital of: Wong, D. (miscellaneous)
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 53 WM 2013
Commonwealth v. Huggins, D. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 533 MAL 2013
Joiner, B. v. DOC, et al (miscellaneous)
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 54 WM 2013
Commonwealth v. Tindell, A. (miscellaneous)
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 55 WM 2013
Bell, W. v. PennDOT - No. (Granted) (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 552 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Owens, A. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 571 MAL 2013
Whitehead, Carl v. Allegheny County CCP (miscellaneous)
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 58 WM 2013
Commonwealth v. Mooney, F. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 583 MAL 2013
Carey, J. v. Carey, J. (miscellaneous)
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 59 WM 2013
Commonwealth v. Crable, D. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 593 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Tolbert, L. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 608 MAL 2013
In the Matter of Daren Richard Eppley (disciplinary order)
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 63 RST 2013
In the Matter of Thomas Louis Yoset (disciplinary order)
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 64 RST 2013
In the Matter of Suzanne C. Sefferian (disciplinary order)
Date: November 19, 2013
Docket Number: 65 RST 2013
Cooper, S. v. Brenntag Northeast, Inc. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 18, 2013
Docket Number: 269 EAL 2013
Cooper, S., v. Brenntag Northeast, Inc. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 18, 2013
Docket Number: 270 EAL 2013
In Re: Adoption of: M.P. of: J.P. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 18, 2013
Docket Number: 494 WAL 2013
In the Matter of Jill A. Devine (disciplinary order)
Date: November 15, 2013
Docket Number: 1600 DD3
ODC v. Robert Neil Wilkey (disciplinary order)
Date: November 15, 2013
Docket Number: 1696 DD3
In the Matter of John L. Chaffo, Jr. (disciplinary order)
Date: November 15, 2013
Docket Number: 1710 DD3
ODC v. Jeffrey Aaron Blaker (disciplinary order)
Date: November 15, 2013
Docket Number: 1968 DD3
Commonwealth v. Togba, F. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 15, 2013
Docket Number: 254 EAL 2013
Hunker, M. v. Hunker, T. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 15, 2013
Docket Number: 257 WAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Jackson, D. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 15, 2013
Docket Number: 266 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Wade, R. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 15, 2013
Docket Number: 277 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Alston, K. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 15, 2013
Docket Number: 289 EAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Perez, M. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 15, 2013
Docket Number: 320 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Louis, O. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 15, 2013
Docket Number: 37 MAL 2013
Hoak, G. v Newton, R., et al (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 15, 2013
Docket Number: 382 MAL 2013
Commonwealth v. Martinez, A. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 15, 2013
Docket Number: 385 MAL 2013
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