Supreme Court of Pennsylvania Decisions 2021

Opinions 1 - 500 of 2317

Commonwealth v. Daulton, W. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 30, 2021
Docket Number: 186 WAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Mays, R. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 30, 2021
Docket Number: 217 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Mays, R. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 30, 2021
Docket Number: 218 EAL 2021
In Re: Estate Kefalos of: Katina Kefalos (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 30, 2021
Docket Number: 271 WAL 2021
ODC v. Michael Gray Longenhagen (disciplinary order)
Date: December 30, 2021
Docket Number: 2845 DD3
Commonwealth v. Stoffa, D. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 30, 2021
Docket Number: 286 WAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Stoffa, D. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 30, 2021
Docket Number: 287 WAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Rice, C. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 30, 2021
Docket Number: 389 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Rice, C. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 30, 2021
Docket Number: 390 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Rice, C. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 30, 2021
Docket Number: 391 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Rice, C. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 30, 2021
Docket Number: 392 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Johnson, N. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 30, 2021
Docket Number: 426 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Garcia, S. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 30, 2021
Docket Number: 438 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Leatherman, J. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 30, 2021
Docket Number: 507 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Mabie, K. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 30, 2021
Docket Number: 529 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Carpenter, K. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 30, 2021
Docket Number: 556 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Hassinger, D. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 30, 2021
Docket Number: 562 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Degilio, M. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 30, 2021
Docket Number: 568 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Kesner, G. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 30, 2021
Docket Number: 584 MAL 2021
In the Matter of: Jessica Collins White (disciplinary order)
Date: December 30, 2021
Docket Number: 74 RST 2021
In the Matter of: Rhonda Brownstein (disciplinary order)
Date: December 30, 2021
Docket Number: 75 RST 2021
Commonwealth v. Layton, S. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 29, 2021
Docket Number: 101 MM 2021
Commonwealth v. Dinkins, F. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 29, 2021
Docket Number: 113 MM 2021
Commonwealth v. Dinkins, F. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 29, 2021
Docket Number: 114 MM 2021
Mojica-Carrion, L. v. Berks County CCP Judge (miscellaneous)
Date: December 29, 2021
Docket Number: 115 MM 2021
Commonwealth v. Hagens, K. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 29, 2021
Docket Number: 117 MM 2021
Manus, G. v. Commonwealth of PA et al (miscellaneous)
Date: December 29, 2021
Docket Number: 119 MM 2021
Pittman, S. v. PBPP (miscellaneous)
Date: December 29, 2021
Docket Number: 121 MM 2021
Commonwealth v. Barr, T., Aplt. (concurring)
Date: December 29, 2021
Docket Number: 28 MAP 2021
Commonwealth v. Barr, T., Aplt. (concurring/dissenting)
Date: December 29, 2021
Docket Number: 28 MAP 2021
Pennsylvania v. Barr (majority)  
Date: December 29, 2021
Docket Number: 28 MAP 2021

Justia Opinion Summary: As a result of a vehicle search, the Commonwealth discovered a bag of marijuana and a firearm. In connection with these items, the Commonwealth charged Appellant Timothy Barr, II with: persons not to possess a firearm,…

Commonwealth v. Brown, C. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 29, 2021
Docket Number: 315 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Brown, C. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 29, 2021
Docket Number: 316 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Jordan, N. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 29, 2021
Docket Number: 334 EAL 2021
Gennock, et al., v. Kirkland's Inc. (summary disposition)
Date: December 29, 2021
Docket Number: 335 WAL 2020
Country Fair, Inc. v. Budai, J., et al. (summary disposition)
Date: December 29, 2021
Docket Number: 336 WAL 2020
Commonwealth v. Harbold, D. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 29, 2021
Docket Number: 463 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Lisek, W. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 29, 2021
Docket Number: 50 WM 2021
Commonwealth v. Lisek, W. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 29, 2021
Docket Number: 51 WM 2021
Commonwealth v. Ackley, R. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 29, 2021
Docket Number: 533 MAL 2021
In Re: Promulgation of Financial Regulations Pursuant to Act 93 of 2021 (rules)
Date: December 29, 2021
Docket Number: 562 Judicial Administration 2021
Lee, R. v. Hon. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 29, 2021
Docket Number: 57 WM 2021
Com. v. Anthony, B. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 29, 2021
Docket Number: 58 WM 2021
Commonwealth v. Davis, K (miscellaneous)
Date: December 29, 2021
Docket Number: 60 WM 2021
Commonwealth v. Pendleton, M. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 29, 2021
Docket Number: 61 WM 2021
Commonwealth v. Fowler, J. (summary disposition)
Date: December 28, 2021
Docket Number: 120 WAL 2021
Owens, J., et al. v. Ardmore Automotive, Aplt. (per curiam order)
Date: December 28, 2021
Docket Number: 23 EAP 2021
Commonwealth v. Washington, D. (summary disposition)
Date: December 28, 2021
Docket Number: 323 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Giddings, G. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 28, 2021
Docket Number: 325 EAL 2021
In Re: 43rd Judicial District (Monroe County) (per curiam order)
Date: December 28, 2021
Docket Number: 38 MM 2020
Commonwealth v. Williams, D. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 28, 2021
Docket Number: 396 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Powell, S. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 28, 2021
Docket Number: 423 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Williams, T. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 28, 2021
Docket Number: 439 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Morrow, J. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 28, 2021
Docket Number: 473 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Morrow, J. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 28, 2021
Docket Number: 474 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Davis, T. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 28, 2021
Docket Number: 56 EM 2021
City of Phila. v. Frempong, S. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 28, 2021
Docket Number: 57 EM 2021
Weir, E. v. Hon. Robert Coleman, et.al. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 28, 2021
Docket Number: 61 EM 2021
In Re: J.A.B. a Minor : J.N., Father (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 28, 2021
Docket Number: 635 MAL 2021
In Re: N.A.B. a Minor : J.N., Father (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 28, 2021
Docket Number: 636 MAL 2021
In Re: 1st Judicial District (Phila. County) (per curiam order)
Date: December 27, 2021
Docket Number: 1 EM 2020
In Re: 1st Judicial District (Phila. County) (per curiam order)
Date: December 27, 2021
Docket Number: 21 EM 2020
ODC v. Brittany Maire Yurchyk (disciplinary order)
Date: December 27, 2021
Docket Number: 2833 DD3
O'Donnell v. Allegheny Co. Tax; Apl of: Fox Chapel (dissenting)
Date: December 27, 2021
Docket Number: 8 WAP 2021
O'Donnell v. Allegheny Co. Tax (majority)  
Date: December 27, 2021
Docket Number: 8 WAP 2021

Justia Opinion Summary: Relator Edward J. O’Donnell filed a federal qui tam suit against his employer, alleging the employer violated the federal False Claims Act. As a financial incentive to take on this role, the FCA provided relators with a…

In the Interest of: Y.W.-B.; Apl of: J.B. (concurring/dissenting)
Date: December 23, 2021
Docket Number: 1 EAP 2021
In the Interest of: Y.W.-B.; Apl of: J.B. (dissenting)
Date: December 23, 2021
Docket Number: 1 EAP 2021
In the Interest of: Y.W.-B. (majority)
Date: December 23, 2021
Docket Number: 1 EAP 2021
In Re: Adoption of: L.A.K.; Apl of: C.K. (dissenting)
Date: December 23, 2021
Docket Number: 14 WAP 2021
In Re: Adoption of: L.A.K.; Apl of: C.K. (majority)
Date: December 23, 2021
Docket Number: 14 WAP 2021
In Re: Adoption of: A.L.K.; Apl of: C.K. (dissenting)
Date: December 23, 2021
Docket Number: 15 WAP 2021
In Re: Adoption of: A.L.K.; Apl of: C.K. (majority)
Date: December 23, 2021
Docket Number: 15 WAP 2021
In the Interest of: N.W.-B.; Apl of: J.B. (concurring/dissenting)
Date: December 23, 2021
Docket Number: 2 EAP 2021
In the Interest of: N.W.-B.; Apl of: J.B. (dissenting)
Date: December 23, 2021
Docket Number: 2 EAP 2021
In the Interest of: N.W.-B. (majority)  
Date: December 23, 2021
Docket Number: 2 EAP 2021

Justia Opinion Summary: Mother J.B., lived with her two young children (“Y.W.-B” and “N.W.-B”) and the children’s father (“Father”) in Philadelphia. In 2019, the Philadelphia Department of Human Services (“DHS”) allegedly received a general…

In the Matter of: Karyn L. White (disciplinary order)
Date: December 23, 2021
Docket Number: 73 RST 2021
Corman, J., et al. v. Beam (majority)  
Date: December 23, 2021
Docket Number: 83 MAP 2021

Justia Opinion Summary: The Pennsylvania Supreme Court granted expedited review of this direct appeal to decide whether the Commonwealth Court erred in concluding that Acting Secretary of Health Alison Beam (“the Secretary”) lacked the power…

Steltz, C. v. Meyers M.D., W., et al., Aplts. (dissenting)
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 10 EAP 2021
Steltz v. Meyers M.D., et al. (majority)  
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 10 EAP 2021

Justia Opinion Summary: In 2016, Craig Steltz filed a medical malpractice action against Dr. William Meyers, Vincera Core Institute, and Vincera Institute (collectively Appellants). While rehabilitating from surgery, Steltz, a professional…

General Motors Corp. v. Commonwealth, Aplt. (dissenting)
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 12 MAP 2020
General Motors Corp. v. Pennsylvania (majority)  
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 12 MAP 2020

Justia Opinion Summary: General Motors was a Delaware corporation engaged in the sale of motor vehicles in Pennsylvania, and subject to Pennsylvania’s corporate income tax. GM contested the calculation of its 2001 Tax Year corporate income tax,…

Commonwealth v. Talley, D., Aplt. (concurring)
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 14 MAP 2021
Pennsylvania v. Talley (majority)  
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 14 MAP 2021

Justia Opinion Summary: In March 2016, Christa Nesbitt was working as a server at the Whistle Stop diner in Oreland, Pennsylvania, when she first met Daniel Talley. Over the next several months, their friendly chats led to mutual affection,…

Eastern Univ. Acad. C.S., Aplt. v. S.D. of Phila. (concurring)
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 16 EAP 2021
Eastern Univ. Acad. C.S., Aplt. v. S.D. of Phila. (concurring/dissenting)
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 16 EAP 2021
Eastern Univ. Acad. C.S. v. Sch.Dist. of Phila. (majority)  
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 16 EAP 2021

Justia Opinion Summary: The Pennsylvania Supreme Court considered whether Section 1729-A(a) of the Charter School Law imposed a mandatory deadline by which a school district had to decide to renew or not renew a charter school’s charter. In…

Commonwealth, Aplt. v. Young, B. (concurring)
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 19 MAP 2021
Commonwealth, Aplt. v. Young, B. (concurring/dissenting)
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 19 MAP 2021
Pennsylvania v. Young (majority)  
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Numbers: 19 MAP 2021, 20 MAP 2021

Justia Opinion Summary: This appeal arose from the prosecution of two defendants in connection with alleged hazing rituals at Penn State University in 2016 and 2017 that led to the death of Timothy Piazza. The prosecutions proceeded at multiple…

Commonwealth, Aplt. v. Casey, D. (concurring)
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 20 MAP 2021
Commonwealth, Aplt. v. Casey, D. (concurring/dissenting)
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 20 MAP 2021
Commonwealth, Aplt. v. Casey, D. (majority)
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 20 MAP 2021
Lageman, E. v. Zepp, J., IV, D.O., et al., Aplts. (concurring/dissenting)
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 21 MAP 2021
Lageman, E. v. Zepp, J., IV, D.O., et al., Aplts. (dissenting)
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 21 MAP 2021
Lageman v. Zepp, et al. (majority)  
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 21 MAP 2021

Justia Opinion Summary: The Pennsylvania Supreme Court granted review in this case to clarify whether resort to the doctrine of res ipsa loquitur was precluded when the plaintiff introduced enough “direct” evidence that the Doctrine was not the…

Estate of Bisher v. Lehigh Vly Health Net. (majority)  
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 22 MAP 2021

Justia Opinion Summary: Following the death of their twenty-five-year-old son Cory Bisher (“Cory”), Brenton and Carla Bisher filed suit, without representation by counsel, against eleven defendants comprising both named individuals and…

Burrell, O. v. PPB (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 225 WAL 2021
Commonwealth, Aplt. v. Santana, D. (dissenting)
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 23 MAP 2021
Pennsylvania v. Santana (majority)  
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 23 MAP 2021

Justia Opinion Summary: In 1983, David Santana was convicted of rape in New York. At the time, neither New York nor Pennsylvania had enacted a sex offender registration scheme. However, as time passed, states began enacting statutory schemes…

Energy Transfer v. Friedman, E., Aplt. (dissenting)
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 24 MAP 2021
Energy Transfer v. Friedman (majority)  
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 24 MAP 2021

Justia Opinion Summary: In a case of first impression, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court considered whether the Office or Open Records (“OOR”) has the authority to review the denial of an individual’s request for records pursuant to the Right to…

Irby, Jr., M. v. PPB (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 244 WAL 2021
In Re: Nowakowski of: Nowakowski (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 245 WAL 2021
A Samuel's Christian Home Care v. DOH (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 247 WAL 2021
Pa. PUC v. Friedman, E., Aplt. (dissenting)
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 25 MAP 2021
Pa. PUC v. Friedman, E., Aplt. (majority)
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 25 MAP 2021
Commonwealth v. Stanford, C. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 260 WAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Masood, S. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 262 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Masood, S. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 263 EAL 2021
Keystone Rx v. Bur. of W.C.; Apl of: Compservices (concurring)
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 27 EAP 2020
Keystone Rx v. Bureau. of Workers' Compensation (majority)  
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 27 EAP 2020

Justia Opinion Summary: The Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Fee Review Hearing Office (“Hearing Office”) concluded that, in the fee review setting, a non-treating healthcare provider, like a pharmacy, could not challenge a utilization review…

Commonwealth v. Onesko, P. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 277 WAL 2021
Keystone Rx v. Bur. of W.C., Aplt. (concurring)
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 28 EAP 2020
Keystone Rx v. Bur. of W.C., Aplt. (majority)
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 28 EAP 2020
Mallory, R., Aplt. v. Norfolk Southern Railway (concurring)
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 3 EAP 2021
Mallory v. Norfolk Southern Railway (majority)  
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 3 EAP 2021

Justia Opinion Summary: A Virginia resident filed an action in Pennsylvania against a Virginia corporation, alleging injuries in Virginia and Ohio. The plaintiff asserted that Pennsylvania courts had general personal jurisdiction over the case…

T.L.P., Jr. v. PA State Police, Aplt (per curiam order)
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 30 MAP 2021
Whalen, R. v. Public School Empl Ret Board, Aplt. (concurring)
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 33 MAP 2021
Whalen v. Public School Empl. Ret Board (majority)  
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 33 MAP 2021

Justia Opinion Summary: The question in this case was whether a lump-sum payment that a school district made to settle a principal’s age-discrimination claim should have been included in that employee’s retirement benefit calculation. The…

Commonwealth v. Bennett, M. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 335 EAL 2021
Kovalev, S. v. Stepansky, I. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 363 EAL 2021
Abdel-Jalil, A. v. DHS (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 365 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Yelverton, J. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 374 MAL 2021
Eurooptics, Ltd. v. Bohanon, J. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 413 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Hemphill, D., II (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 428 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Kruskie, L. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 453 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Johnson, W. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 455 MAL 2021
Johnson, S., Aplt. v. Dept of Corrections (per curiam order)
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 46 MAP 2021
Albert, D., Aplt. v. Sheeley's Drug Store, et al. (dissenting)
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 5 MAP 2021
Albert v. Sheeley's Drug Store, et al. (majority)  
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 5 MAP 2021

Justia Opinion Summary: In late 2015, decedent Cody Albert (“Cody”) and his childhood friend, Zachary Ross (“Zachary”) struggled with substance abuse issues. At that time, Zachary’s mother, April Kravchenko, was suffering from multiple myeloma…

Commonwealth v. McCabe, J., Aplt. (concurring)
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 50 MAP 2020
Pennsylvania v. McCabe (majority)  
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 50 MAP 2020

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant Joseph McCabe was arrested on charges of theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property in connection with the April 2015 taking of a collection of gold coins from the home of Thomas and Kathy Mohn,…

Commonwealth v. Green, E., Aplt. (dissenting)
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 6 MAP 2021
Pennsylvania v. Green (majority)  
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 6 MAP 2021

Justia Opinion Summary: During the investigation, officers obtained a warrant to search for evidence of possession and distribution of child pornography on the electronic devices in the home of Appellant, Eric Green. The Pennsylvania Supreme…

Pennsylvania v. Distefano (majority)  
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 7 WAP 2021

Justia Opinion Summary: In February 2017, Caleb Zweig died after a brief but tragic interaction with his college fraternity brother, appellant Brady DiStefano. Appellant initially was charged with aggravated assault and criminal homicide due to…

Lorino v. WCAB (Commonwealth of PA) (majority)  
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 8 EAP 2021

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant Vincent Lorino worked as an equipment operator for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (“Employer”) when he slipped on the running board of the truck he used for work and fell backwards, injuring his…

Commonwealth v. Clary, M. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 85 MAL 2021
Metal Green Inc., Aplt. v. City of Phila, et al. (concurring)
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 9 EAP 2021
Metal Green Inc., Aplt. v. City of Phila, et al. (concurring/dissenting)
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 9 EAP 2021
Metal Green Inc., Aplt. v. City of Phila, et al. (dissenting)
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 9 EAP 2021
Metal Green Inc. v. City of Phila, et al. (opinion announcing the judgment of the court)  
Date: December 22, 2021
Docket Number: 9 EAP 2021

Justia Opinion Summary: The issue this appeal presented for the Pennsylvania Supreme Court's review involved the proposed redevelopment of a 90-year-old abandoned two-story industrial building, consisting of approximately 14,000 square feet,…

Johnson s v. Duquesne Light et al (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 21, 2021
Docket Number: 211 WAL 2021
In the Interest of: J.J.M., Appeal of: J.J.M. (concurring)
Date: December 21, 2021
Docket Number: 23 MAP 2020
In the Interest of: J.J.M., Appeal of: J.J.M. (concurring/dissenting)
Date: December 21, 2021
Docket Number: 23 MAP 2020
In the Interest of: J.J.M. (majority)  
Date: December 21, 2021
Docket Number: 23 MAP 2020

Justia Opinion Summary: Some time between mid-January and the early part of February 2018, K.S., a 14- year-old student at West Side Career and Technology Center (“WSCTS”), a vocational high school, heard appellant, a 15-year-old student at the…

Commonwealth v. Bennett, K. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 21, 2021
Docket Number: 303 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Lofton, H. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 21, 2021
Docket Number: 326 EAL 2021
League of Women Voters of PA v. Degraffenreid, V. (dissenting)
Date: December 21, 2021
Docket Number: 4 MAP 2021
League of Women Voters of PA v. Degraffenreid (majority)  
Date: December 21, 2021
Docket Number: 4 MAP 2021

Justia Opinion Summary: In a direct appeal, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court reviewed the Commonwealth Court’s entry of a permanent injunction blocking the Secretary of the Commonwealth from certifying the results of the November 5, 2019 election…

In the Interest of: A.B. of: M.A. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 21, 2021
Docket Number: 439 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Martin, M. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 20, 2021
Docket Number: 214 WAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Arture, D. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 20, 2021
Docket Number: 238 WAL 2021
Riverview S.D. v. Riverview Ed. Assoc. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 20, 2021
Docket Number: 243 WAL 2021
In Re: Reassignment of Judges of the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania (appointment)
Date: December 20, 2021
Docket Number: 370 Judicial Classification
In Re: Reassignment of Judges of the Fifth Judicial District of Pennsylvania (appointment)
Date: December 20, 2021
Docket Number: 371 Judicial Classification
In Re: Assignment of Judges of the Fifth Judicial District (appointment)
Date: December 20, 2021
Docket Number: 372 Judicial Classification
Commonwealth v. McDaniels, J. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 20, 2021
Docket Number: 427 MAL 2021
Carlise, B. v. Hon (miscellaneous)
Date: December 20, 2021
Docket Number: 66 WM 2021
ODC v. Robert Captain Leite-Young (disciplinary order)
Date: December 17, 2021
Docket Number: 2784 DD3
In the Matter of: Saul Gary Gruber (disciplinary order)
Date: December 17, 2021
Docket Number: 2830 DD3
ODC v. Michael Joseph Cammarano, Jr. (disciplinary order)
Date: December 17, 2021
Docket Number: 2840 DD3
In Re: Order Amending Rule 1925 of the Pennsylvania Rules of Appellate Procedure (rules)
Date: December 17, 2021
Docket Number: 299 Appellate Court Rules
S. Packirisamy v. B. Suresh (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 17, 2021
Docket Number: 526 MAL 2021
S. Packirisamy v. B. Suresh (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 17, 2021
Docket Number: 527 MAL 2021
S. Packirisamy v. B. Suresh (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 17, 2021
Docket Number: 528 MAL 2021
In Re: Order Amending Rule 401 of the Pennsylvania Rules of Civil Procedure (rules)
Date: December 16, 2021
Docket Number: 725 Civil Procedural Rules Docket
In Re: Appointment to the Orphans' Court Procedural Rules Committee (appointment)
Date: December 16, 2021
Docket Number: 896 Supreme Court Rules
Commonwealth v. R., A., S. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 15, 2021
Docket Number: 119 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Bailey, R. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 15, 2021
Docket Number: 141 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Clary, D. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 15, 2021
Docket Number: 17 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Everett-Bey, J. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 15, 2021
Docket Number: 218 WAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Lipinski, T. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 15, 2021
Docket Number: 224 WAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Ross, E. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 15, 2021
Docket Number: 26 MAL 2021
ODC v. Elissa Griffith Waldron (disciplinary order)
Date: December 15, 2021
Docket Number: 2773 DD3
Burk, D. v. WCAB (SD of Phila) (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 15, 2021
Docket Number: 28 EAL 2021
ODC v. William Scott Arnoult (disciplinary order)
Date: December 15, 2021
Docket Number: 2839 DD3
Commonwealth v. Jimenez, F. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 15, 2021
Docket Number: 328 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Smith, L. - No. (Granted) (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 15, 2021
Docket Number: 410 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Chruby, W. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 15, 2021
Docket Number: 414 MAL 2021
Jagnow, C. v. Jagnow, S. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 15, 2021
Docket Number: 438 MAL 2021
Ferrara, D. v. Commonwealth (miscellaneous)
Date: December 15, 2021
Docket Number: 55 WM 2021
Morris, D. v. Zaken, M. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 15, 2021
Docket Number: 65 EM 2021
Commonwealth v. Moore, C. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 15, 2021
Docket Number: 65 WAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Campbell G. of: Newman, G. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 15, 2021
Docket Number: 66 EM 2021
Rambert, L. v. Phila. CCP (miscellaneous)
Date: December 15, 2021
Docket Number: 67 EM 2021
Willis, S. v. CCP Phila Cty (miscellaneous)
Date: December 15, 2021
Docket Number: 70 EM 2021
Davis, R. v. Superior Court of PA (miscellaneous)
Date: December 15, 2021
Docket Number: 71 EM 2021
Frazier, L. v. Commonwealth (miscellaneous)
Date: December 15, 2021
Docket Number: 72 EM 2021
In Re: Assignment of Judges of the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania (appointment)
Date: December 14, 2021
Docket Number: 369 Judicial Classification
Naginey, A. v. PA Dept of Transportation, Aplt. (per curiam order)
Date: December 13, 2021
Docket Number: 51 MAP 2021
Corman, J., et al. v. Beam, A., Aplt. (per curiam order)
Date: December 10, 2021
Docket Number: 83 MAP 2021
In the Matter of: Christopher James Dunn (disciplinary order)
Date: December 9, 2021
Docket Number: 72 RST 2021
In Re: Joanne Heisey (miscellaneous)
Date: December 9, 2021
Docket Number: 76 WM 2021
Fisher, S. v. Lisinski, S., et al. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 8, 2021
Docket Number: 116 MM 2021
Clark, C. v. Peugh, W. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 8, 2021
Docket Number: 223 WAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Brown, V. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 8, 2021
Docket Number: 306 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Crawford, H. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 8, 2021
Docket Number: 397 MAL 2021
Distefano, J. v. Robin, S. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 8, 2021
Docket Number: 426 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Milliard, F. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 8, 2021
Docket Number: 47 WM 2021
Serota, M. v. CCP of Allegheny County (miscellaneous)
Date: December 8, 2021
Docket Number: 48 WM 2021
In Re: Appointment to the Criminal Procedural Rules Committee (appointment)
Date: December 8, 2021
Docket Number: 535 Criminal Procedural Rules Docket
Hall, G. v. Zaken, M. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 8, 2021
Docket Number: 55 EM 2021
Commonwealth v. Maier, R. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 8, 2021
Docket Number: 56 WM 2021
In Re: Jacqueline Marie Newsome (miscellaneous)
Date: December 8, 2021
Docket Number: 72 WM 2021
Commonwealth v. Bonnett, P. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 8, 2021
Docket Number: 89 MM 2021
Commonwealth v. Weaver, L. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 8, 2021
Docket Number: 93 MM 2021
Commonwealth v. Jones, E. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 8, 2021
Docket Number: 94 MM 2021
Commonwealth v. Lloyd, J. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 8, 2021
Docket Number: 95 MM 2021
Commonwealth v. Hernandez, R. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 8, 2021
Docket Number: 98 MM 2021
Fisher, S. v. Lisinski, S., et al. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 8, 2021
Docket Number: 99 MM 2021
Commonwealh v. Gilmore, O. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 7, 2021
Docket Number: 197 WAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Phillips, C. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 7, 2021
Docket Number: 200 WAL 2021
Fair, C. v. Regency Finance Company (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 7, 2021
Docket Number: 203 WAL 2021
Brown, A. v. Greene County Office of DA (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 7, 2021
Docket Number: 215 WAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Williams, M. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 7, 2021
Docket Number: 221 WAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Vinson, J. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 7, 2021
Docket Number: 249 MAL 2021
Roberts, E. v. Lily Construction, LLC (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 7, 2021
Docket Number: 276 EAL 2021
In the Matter of: Jonathan Edward Olivetti (disciplinary order)
Date: December 7, 2021
Docket Number: 2834 DD3
Commonwealth v. Dietrich, C. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 7, 2021
Docket Number: 287 EAL 2021
In Re: Order Amending Rules 1115 & 1116 of Pennsylvania Rules of Appellate Procedure (rules)
Date: December 7, 2021
Docket Number: 298 Appellate Court Rules
Commonwealth v. Barreto, A. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 7, 2021
Docket Number: 304 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Barreto, A. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 7, 2021
Docket Number: 305 EAL 2021
P.N. v. DHS (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 7, 2021
Docket Number: 307 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Johnson, A. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 7, 2021
Docket Number: 314 EAL 2021
Mancino Holdings s. v. Case/Sabatini (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 7, 2021
Docket Number: 33 WAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Borges-Quinones, C.R. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 7, 2021
Docket Number: 391 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Bivens, B. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 7, 2021
Docket Number: 395 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Bean, D. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 7, 2021
Docket Number: 402 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Haapala, M. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 7, 2021
Docket Number: 50 WAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Moose, C., Jr. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 7, 2021
Docket Number: 53 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Crawley, J. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 7, 2021
Docket Number: 57 WAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Merced-Castellano, J. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 7, 2021
Docket Number: 73 WAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Slone, R. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 7, 2021
Docket Number: 76 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Slone, R. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 7, 2021
Docket Number: 77 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Slone, R. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 7, 2021
Docket Number: 78 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Slone, R. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 7, 2021
Docket Number: 79 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Jefferson, T. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 6, 2021
Docket Number: 205 WAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Atkerson, C. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 6, 2021
Docket Number: 282 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Atkerson, C. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 6, 2021
Docket Number: 283 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Atkerson, C. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 6, 2021
Docket Number: 284 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Jones, T. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 6, 2021
Docket Number: 288 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. L.C. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 6, 2021
Docket Number: 343 MAL 2021
In Re: ititon of Retired Judge Farley Toothman (miscellaneous)
Date: December 6, 2021
Docket Number: 77 EM 2021
In Re: ition of Retired Judge Farley Toothman (miscellaneous)
Date: December 6, 2021
Docket Number: 78 EM 2021
In Re: Order Amending Rule 644 of the Pennsylvania Rules of Criminal Procedure (rules)
Date: December 3, 2021
Docket Number: 534 Criminal Procedural Rules Docket
In Re: Order Amending Rule 223.2 of Pennsylvania Rules of Civil Procedure (rules)
Date: December 3, 2021
Docket Number: 724 Civil Procedural Rules Docket
Commonwealth v. Crawford, S. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 2, 2021
Docket Number: 103 MM 2021
Commonwealth v. Crawford, S. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 2, 2021
Docket Number: 106 MM 2021
Commonwealth v. Crawford, S. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 2, 2021
Docket Number: 112 MM 2021
In re: Richard A. v. Zerbe et al (miscellaneous)
Date: December 2, 2021
Docket Number: 120 MM 2021
In Re: 1st Judicial District (Phila. County) (miscellaneous)
Date: December 2, 2021
Docket Number: 21 EM 2020
Taylor, J. v. CCP, Allegheny (miscellaneous)
Date: December 2, 2021
Docket Number: 49 WM 2021
Taylor, R. v. Motions Unit/Clerk of Cts. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 2, 2021
Docket Number: 59 EM 2021
Commonwealth v. Tedesco, J. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 2, 2021
Docket Number: 64 EM 2021
Commonwealth v. Samuels, L. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 2, 2021
Docket Number: 82 MM 2021
Commonwealth v. Samuels, L. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 2, 2021
Docket Number: 83 MM 2021
Talbert, C. v. Wetzel, J. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 2, 2021
Docket Number: 84 MM 2021
Commonwealth v. Murphy, D. of: Filer, E. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 2, 2021
Docket Number: 85 MM 2021
Commonwealth v. Murphy, D. of: Filer, E. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 2, 2021
Docket Number: 86 MM 2021
Connelly, T. v. P.J. Delaware Co., et al. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 2, 2021
Docket Number: 87 MM 2021
Commonwealth v. Alinsky, J. (miscellaneous)
Date: December 2, 2021
Docket Number: 88 MM 2021
In Re: Amendment of Pennsylvania Rule of Evidence 404 (rules)
Date: December 2, 2021
Docket Number: 893 Supreme Court Rules
In Re: Appointment to the Continuing Legal Education Board (appointment)
Date: December 2, 2021
Docket Number: 894 Supreme Court Rules
Commonwealth v. Prater, W. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 1, 2021
Docket Number: 317 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Prater, W. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 1, 2021
Docket Number: 318 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Prater, W. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 1, 2021
Docket Number: 319 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Prater, W. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 1, 2021
Docket Number: 320 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Prater, W. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 1, 2021
Docket Number: 321 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Prater, W. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 1, 2021
Docket Number: 322 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Brenner, I. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 1, 2021
Docket Number: 337 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Jones, K. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: December 1, 2021
Docket Number: 394 MAL 2021
In Re: Order Amending Rule 205.6 of the Pennsylvania Rules of Civil Procedure (rules)
Date: December 1, 2021
Docket Number: 722 Civil Procedural Rules Docket
In Re: Order Amending Rule 1930.1 of the Pennsylvania Rules of Civil Procedure (rules)
Date: December 1, 2021
Docket Number: 723 Civil Procedural Rules Docket
In Re: Order Amending Rule 1.99 of the Pennsylvania Rules of Orphans Court Procedure (rules)
Date: December 1, 2021
Docket Number: 892 Supreme Court Rules
Commonwealth v. Patrick, D. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 30, 2021
Docket Number: 175 WAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Carr, S. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 30, 2021
Docket Number: 187 WAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Collins, A. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 30, 2021
Docket Number: 202 WAL 2021
Scheib v. The Bank of NY Mellon (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 30, 2021
Docket Number: 209 WAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Olivieri, B. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 30, 2021
Docket Number: 221 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Olivieri, B. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 30, 2021
Docket Number: 222 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Pendleton, R. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 30, 2021
Docket Number: 226 WAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Attica, H. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 30, 2021
Docket Number: 233 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Valentine, M. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 30, 2021
Docket Number: 236 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Valentine, M. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 30, 2021
Docket Number: 237 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Green, C. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 30, 2021
Docket Number: 248 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Reaves, N. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 30, 2021
Docket Number: 249 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Carey, R. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 30, 2021
Docket Number: 263 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Nelson, D. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 30, 2021
Docket Number: 263 WAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Hodge, K. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 30, 2021
Docket Number: 264 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Robinson, M. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 30, 2021
Docket Number: 267 EAL 2021
Lomax, S. v. DeSantis, A., et al. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 30, 2021
Docket Number: 269 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Beers, J., V (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 30, 2021
Docket Number: 271 MAL 2021
Rollins, D. v. Tinari, N. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 30, 2021
Docket Number: 273 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Dooley, C. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 30, 2021
Docket Number: 286 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Mosley, R. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 30, 2021
Docket Number: 320 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Bell, M. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 30, 2021
Docket Number: 338 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Goldman,T. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 30, 2021
Docket Number: 339 MAL 2021
Comonwealth v. Succi, J. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 30, 2021
Docket Number: 344 MAL 2021
Comonwealth. v. Succi, J. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 30, 2021
Docket Number: 345 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Evans, K. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 30, 2021
Docket Number: 371 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Miller, R. L. Jr. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 30, 2021
Docket Number: 379 MAL 2021
Ellison, A. v. SEPTA (WCAB) (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 30, 2021
Docket Number: 381 EAL 2021
Mickman, R. v. Mickman, E. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 30, 2021
Docket Number: 387 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. McMillan, Q. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 30, 2021
Docket Number: 389 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Wright, B. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 30, 2021
Docket Number: 398 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Smith, D. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 30, 2021
Docket Number: 43 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Corliss, J. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 30, 2021
Docket Number: 433 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Baker, S., Jr. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 30, 2021
Docket Number: 445 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Bey, T. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 30, 2021
Docket Number: 446 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Corliss, J. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 30, 2021
Docket Number: 449 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Corliss, J. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 30, 2021
Docket Number: 459 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Rivas, R. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 30, 2021
Docket Number: 64 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Bowery, T. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 30, 2021
Docket Number: 66 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Keller, B. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 29, 2021
Docket Number: 246 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Marshall, K. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 29, 2021
Docket Number: 275 EAL 2021
ODC v. Jami Segota (disciplinary order)
Date: November 29, 2021
Docket Number: 2755 DD3
Commonwealth v. Faust, D. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 29, 2021
Docket Number: 365 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Faust, D. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 29, 2021
Docket Number: 366 MAL 2021
Hughes, C., et al., Aplts. v. UGI Storage Co. (majority)
Date: November 29, 2021
Docket Number: 49 MAP 2021
Albrecht, et al. v. UGI Storage Co. et al. (majority)  
Date: November 29, 2021
Docket Numbers: 50 MAP 2021, 49 MAP 2021

Justia Opinion Summary: In consolidated appeals, the issue presented for the Pennsylvania Supreme Court's review centered on the Commonwealth Court’s holding that, to be held liable for damages under Pennsylvania’s inverse condemnation statute,…

Commonwealth v. Dougherty, D., Aplt. (per curiam order)
Date: November 24, 2021
Docket Number: 12 EAP 2021
Moore, W. v. Penn Highlands Healthcare (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 24, 2021
Docket Number: 183 WAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Buckley, C. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 24, 2021
Docket Number: 278 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Banks, C. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 24, 2021
Docket Number: 350 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Romero, E. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 23, 2021
Docket Number: 215 MAL 2021
ODC v. Michael Eric Greenberg (disciplinary order)
Date: November 23, 2021
Docket Number: 2825 DD3
Commonwealth v. Gilliam, K. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 23, 2021
Docket Number: 369 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Gilliam, K. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 23, 2021
Docket Number: 370 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Mason, M. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 23, 2021
Docket Number: 409 MAL 2021
In the Interest of: A.A.H. Father of: B.H. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 23, 2021
Docket Number: 429 EAL 2021
In the Int. of: J.N.D.B. of: S.B. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 23, 2021
Docket Number: 435 EAL 2021
In the Int. of: M.R.M. of: S.B. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 23, 2021
Docket Number: 436 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Quarles, S. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 23, 2021
Docket Number: 499 MAL 2021
In Re: Matesic, R. of: Jordan et al (miscellaneous)
Date: November 19, 2021
Docket Number: 41 WM 2021
In Re: Matesic, R. of: Jordan et al (miscellaneous)
Date: November 19, 2021
Docket Number: 42 WM 2021
Scheib, C. v. Office of AG (miscellaneous)
Date: November 19, 2021
Docket Number: 45 WM 2021
Myers, G. v. County of Phila. CCP (miscellaneous)
Date: November 19, 2021
Docket Number: 49 EM 2021
Commonwealth v. Mosley, K. (miscellaneous)
Date: November 19, 2021
Docket Number: 50 EM 2021
Commonwealth v. Steel, S. of: J. Capek, Esq. (miscellaneous)
Date: November 19, 2021
Docket Number: 52 EM 2021
Commonwealth v. Lynch, J. of: Cornish, Esq. (miscellaneous)
Date: November 19, 2021
Docket Number: 53 EM 2021
Commonwealth v. Lynch, J. of: Cornish, Esq. (miscellaneous)
Date: November 19, 2021
Docket Number: 54 EM 2021
Zukowski, L. v. Zukowski, D. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 19, 2021
Docket Number: 561 MAL 2021
In Re: Appointment to the Continuing Legal Education Board (appointment)
Date: November 19, 2021
Docket Number: 888 Supreme Court Rules
Commonwealth v. Keiner, M. (miscellaneous)
Date: November 19, 2021
Docket Number: 90 MM 2021
Commonwealth v. Bazick, Jr., J. (miscellaneous)
Date: November 19, 2021
Docket Number: 91 MM 2021
Commonwealth v. Haynes, D. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 18, 2021
Docket Number: 190 WAL 2021
ODC v. Andrew Wilson Barbin (disciplinary order)
Date: November 18, 2021
Docket Number: 2829 DD3
In the Matter of: Kathleen Laura Kraninger (disciplinary order)
Date: November 18, 2021
Docket Number: 71 RST 2021
In Re: Order Approving the Amendment of Pennsylvania Rule of Evidence 803(3) (rules)
Date: November 18, 2021
Docket Number: 887 Supreme Court Rules
Peters v. WCAB (majority)  
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 1 MAP 2020

Justia Opinion Summary: Jonathan Peters (Claimant) was employed by Cintas Corporation (Employer) as a uniform sales representative. In this position Claimant worked half-days in Employer’s Allentown, Pennsylvania branch office on Mondays,…

PA Game Comm v. Thomas Proctor Trust, et al, Aplts (per curiam order)
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 12 MAP 2021
Commonwealth v. James, R. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 181 EAL 2021
Greenwood Gaming v. Commonwealth, Aplt. (concurring)
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 19 MAP 2020
Greenwood Gaming v. Pennsylvania (majority)  
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 19 MAP 2020

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellee Greenwood Gaming & Entertainment Inc. (“Greenwood”) operated Parx Casino (“Parx”), located in Bensalem, Pennsylvania. During 2014, as part of its efforts to encourage slot machine and table game play, Greenwood…

In Re: Klingensmith of: Klingensmith (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 195 WAL 2021
J.S., et al. v. Manheim Twp. SD, Aplt. (concurring)
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 2 MAP 2021
J.S., et al. v. Manheim Twp. SD, Aplt. (dissenting)
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 2 MAP 2021
J.S., et al. v. Manheim Twp. SD (majority)  
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 2 MAP 2021

Justia Opinion Summary: At issue before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in this case centered on a determination of Appellant Manheim Township School District (“School District”) that one of its students, Appellee J.S., made terroristic threats…

Quigley, C. v. UCBR, Aplt. (concurring)
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 20 EAP 2020
Quigley, C. v. UCBR, Aplt. (dissenting)
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 20 EAP 2020
Quigley v. UCBR (majority)  
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 20 EAP 2020

Justia Opinion Summary: In this appeal, the issue presented for the Pennsylvania Supreme Court's consideration was whether Appellant, the Unemployment Compensation Board of Review (“Board”), erred in reversing the award of unemployment…

In Re: Financial Institutions Approved as Depositories for Fiduciary Accounts (rules)
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 216 Disciplinary Rules
Commonwealth v. McLaurin, K. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 216 WAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Anderson, B. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 281 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Cooke, M. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 288 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Brown, J. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 328 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Figueroa, F. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 341 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Figueroa, F. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 342 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Figueroa, F. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 343 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Figueroa, F. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 344 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Figueroa, F. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 345 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Figueroa, F. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 346 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Figueroa, F. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 347 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Figueroa, F. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 348 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Figueroa, F. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 349 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Figueroa, F. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 350 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Figueroa, F. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 351 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Figueroa, F. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 352 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Figueroa, F. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 353 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Figueroa, F. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 354 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Figueroa, F. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 355 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Figueroa, F. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 356 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Crawford, C. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 356 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Figueroa, F. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 357 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Crawford, C. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 357 MAL 2021
Commonwelath v. Crawford, C. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 358 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Ellis, J. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 367 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Eden, J. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 368 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Eden, J. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 369 EAL 2021
Mickman, R. v. Mickman, E. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 386 MAL 2021
Fox v. Smith, Appeal of: Agostinelli and Baum (majority)
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 39 EAP 2019
Fox v. Smith, Appeal of: Smith, S. (majority)
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 40 EAP 2019
Fox v. Smith, Appeal of: Pascale and Baum (majority)
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 41 EAP 2019
Fox v. Smith, et al. (majority)  
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 42 EAP 2019

Justia Opinion Summary: This appeal concerned whether the standards governing the selection of an appropriate venue for litigating libel or defamation claims grounded on newspaper publications should also be applied to causes of action premised…

Commonwealth v. Pacheco, D., Aplt. (concurring/dissenting)
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 42 MAP 2020
Pennsylvania v. Pacheco (majority)  
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 42 MAP 2020

Justia Opinion Summary: The Pennsylvania Supreme Court granted certiorari review of this appeal to determine whether trial court orders that authorized the disclosure of Appellant David Pacheco’s real-time cell site location information…

Commonwealth v. Dunkins, A., Aplt. (concurring/dissenting)
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 45 MAP 2020
Pennsylvania v. Dunkins (majority)  
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 45 MAP 2020

Justia Opinion Summary: The Pennsylvania Supreme Court granted review to determine whether the trial court erred by denying suppression of wireless internet network (WiFi) connection records obtained by police without a warrant from the…

Pennsylvania v. Wharton (majority)  
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 788 CAP

Justia Opinion Summary: Appellant Robert Wharton appealed an order of the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County dismissing his fourth petition pursuant to the Post-Conviction Relief Act (PCRA). A jury convicted Appellant of two counts of…

Commonwealth v. Johnson, M., Aplt. (per curiam order)
Date: November 17, 2021
Docket Number: 790 CAP
Commonwealth v. Glasgow, O. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 16, 2021
Docket Number: 210 EAL 2021
Virnelson, T. v. IPS, et al. of: Matthey (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 16, 2021
Docket Number: 239 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Green, D. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 16, 2021
Docket Number: 241 WAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Fill, R. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 16, 2021
Docket Number: 242 WAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Johnson, L. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 16, 2021
Docket Number: 254 WAL 2021
Plaintiff v. Defendant
Date: November 16, 2021
Docket Number: 259 EAL 2021
Gillen, F. v. WCAB (PA Turnpike Comm) (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 16, 2021
Docket Number: 270 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Lauver, N. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 16, 2021
Docket Number: 340 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Royster, K. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 16, 2021
Docket Number: 346 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Solis, R. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 16, 2021
Docket Number: 361 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Kratzer, D. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 16, 2021
Docket Number: 368 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Craig, M. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 16, 2021
Docket Number: 377 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Sanford, D. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 16, 2021
Docket Number: 408 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Newman, J., Jr. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 16, 2021
Docket Number: 417 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Frey, R. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 16, 2021
Docket Number: 418 MAL 2021
Young, D. v. Wetzel, J., et al (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 16, 2021
Docket Number: 425 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Beard, C. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 16, 2021
Docket Number: 45 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Levi, R. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 16, 2021
Docket Number: 493 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Truett, B. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 16, 2021
Docket Number: 496 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Jennings of: Katsock, Esq. (miscellaneous)
Date: November 15, 2021
Docket Number: 127 MM 2021
Commonwealth v. Freeman, S. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 15, 2021
Docket Number: 244 EAL 2021
In the Interest of: D.W. of: D.W., Father (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 15, 2021
Docket Number: 397 EAL 2021
In the Interest of: A.W. of: D.W., Father (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 15, 2021
Docket Number: 398 EAL 2021
In the Interest of: A.W. of: D.W., Father (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 15, 2021
Docket Number: 399 EAL 2021
Babb, T., M.D. v. Geisinger, et al.; Apl:Geisinger (per curiam order)
Date: November 15, 2021
Docket Number: 48 MAP 2020
Amelio, A. v. US Bank Nat. Assoc, Trustee (miscellaneous)
Date: November 15, 2021
Docket Number: 65 WM 2021
Commonwealth v. Howard, M. (concurring)
Date: November 12, 2021
Docket Number: 223 EAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Howard, M. (summary disposition)
Date: November 12, 2021
Docket Number: 223 EAL 2021
In the Matter of: Paul David Hunt (disciplinary order)
Date: November 12, 2021
Docket Number: 2824 DD3
Lee, K. v. PBPP (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 10, 2021
Docket Number: 193 WAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Plair, W. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 10, 2021
Docket Number: 194 WAL 2021
Colucci, R. v. Colucci, C. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 10, 2021
Docket Number: 208 WAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Haywood, D. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 10, 2021
Docket Number: 261 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Haywood, D. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 10, 2021
Docket Number: 262 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Odom, J. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 10, 2021
Docket Number: 285 MAL 2021
In Re: Order Amending Rule 1702 of PA Rules of Appellate Procedure (rules)
Date: November 10, 2021
Docket Number: 296 Appellate Court Rules
Commonwealth v. Wilson, D. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 10, 2021
Docket Number: 336 MAL 2021
Starliper, B. v. Negley, K. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 10, 2021
Docket Number: 349 MAL 2021
Commonwealth v. Biggs, M. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 10, 2021
Docket Number: 35 EAL 2021
Ruff, T. v. York Hospital (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 10, 2021
Docket Number: 361 MAL 2021
In the Int. of: M.R. ition of: M.D.R (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 10, 2021
Docket Number: 538 MAL 2021
In the Int. of: M.R. ition of: M.D.R. (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 10, 2021
Docket Number: 539 MAL 2021
In Re: Sessions of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania for the Year 2023 (rules)
Date: November 10, 2021
Docket Number: 558 Judicial Administration 2021
IN RE: SESSIONS OF THE SUPREME COURT OF PENNSYLVANIA FOR THE YEAR 2023 (rules)
Date: November 10, 2021
Docket Number: 558 Judicial Administration Docket
In Re: Duty Assignment Schedule for Emergency itions in the Year 2022 (rules)
Date: November 10, 2021
Docket Number: 560 Judicial Administration 2021
In the Matter of: Diane M. A. Moore-Eubanks (disciplinary order)
Date: November 10, 2021
Docket Number: 69 RST 2021
In the Matter of: Elise I-Hsi Lin (disciplinary order)
Date: November 10, 2021
Docket Number: 70 RST 2021
Patnelli, D. v. PBPP (petitions for allowance of appeal)
Date: November 10, 2021
Docket Number: 719 MAL 2020
In Re: Appointment to the Criminal Procedural Rules Committee (appointment)
Date: November 9, 2021
Docket Number: 531 Criminal Procedural Rules Docket
In Re: Appointment to the Criminal Procedural Rules Committee (appointment)
Date: November 9, 2021
Docket Number: 532 Criminal Procedural Rules Docket
In Re: Appointment to the Continuing Legal Education Board (appointment)
Date: November 9, 2021
Docket Number: 886 Supreme Court Rules
ODC v. Robert J. Colaizzi (disciplinary order)
Date: November 8, 2021
Docket Number: 2534 DD3
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