Rhawnhurst’s Lisa Deeley is seeking a nomination for city elections commissioner. She hopes to earn the endorsement of the Democratic City Committee.
Former District Attorney Lynne Abraham, who is running in the Democratic primary for mayor, last week issued a statement sharply criticizing Mayor Michael Nutter and City Council President Darrell Clarke for the decision by UIL Holdings to drop its bid to buy Philadelphia Gas Works.
Lawyers for Monsignor William Lynn and the Philadelphia District Attorney’s office on Tuesday argued their cases for and against reinstatement of the cleric’s historic 2012 child endangerment conviction before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in Harrisburg.
State Supreme Court justices will hear oral arguments in the case of Monsignor William Lynn in Harrisburg on Nov. 18, according to court records.
Seamus McCaffery, of Bustleton, resigned on Monday from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court after being suspended for forwarding sexually explicit emails from a personal account to others, including employees of the state attorney general’s office.
The existence of a witness who never testified at trial is no reason for two men convicted of child molestation charges to get new trials, the district attorney’s office stated last week in a state Superior Court brief.
The District Attorney’s office has chipped in another state Supreme Court brief in a historic case tied to the sex scandal in the Catholic Church.
The state’s Superior Court was justified in reversing Monsignor William Lynn’s historic child endangerment conviction, the cleric’s lawyers argued in a brief filed last week with the state Supreme Court.
The Philadelphia District Attorney’s office last week claimed -— again — that the state Superior Court made a mistake last year in reversing the child endangerment conviction of Monsignor William Lynn.