The Philly Four: Johnson bribery case ends in mistrial
The corruption trial of Philadelphia City Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson ended on Tuesday after the jury failed to reach a unanimous decision after 25 hours of deliberation. Prosecutors did not comment and the government said that it intends to retry the case. This was the second corruption trial of a sitting council member in the past year, Bobby Henon was convicted of bribery and conspiracy in November.
The Philly Four: Suspected subway shooter has ties to Philadelphia
House passes bill to ban transgender athletes from competing in girls' sports. The Pennsylvania House passed a bill on Tuesday night to ban transgender girls from competing in girl school sports. The bill encompasses K-12 school teams, college sports, intramurals and club teams sponsored by school entities and requires transgender girls to compete on teams based on their sex at birth. However, Governor Tom Wolf said that if the bill makes its way to his desk he will veto it.
Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection Announces Deadlines for Claims Against Morristown Attorney
The Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection announced today that any person who intends to file a claim with the fund against any of the attorneys listed below must file prior to the deadlines listed.