COVID-19

COVID-19 Updates

PMC Program/Event Updates

Amid the spread of COVID-19, Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts is taking precautions to protect the health and safety of everyone we serve. We have postponed some of our programs and events, in order to promote social distancing. 

Our rescheduled events and programs are below. All rescheduled programs will now be held virtually.

  • Our One-Day Law School for Journalists (Philadelphia) will now be held on Thursday, July 16th, from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM. Please click here to register. (Originally scheduled on April 17th at The Philadelphia Inquirer's headquarters)
  • Our One-Day Law School for Journalists (Pittsburgh) will now be held on Thursday, July 30th, from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM. Please click here to register.  (Originally scheduled on June 5th at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law)

Daily News Briefing

Each week PMC sends out a weekly electronic newsletter summarizing news that has impacted the courts in the past week. During the COVID-19 crisis, we will distribute daily news briefings, in order to ensure that our subscribers are up-to-date on the pandemic's impact on the courts. 

You can subscribe to our briefings here

Court Procedure/Closure Updates

Information on court closures and changes to court procedures due to the COVID-19 outbreak can be found on the Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania's website

Legal Aid Resources

The Philadelphia Bar Foundation has compiled a list of legal aid resources, in response to COVID-19. Those resources can be found here