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As the demand for Protection From Abuse orders has skyrocketed, more than ever it is important that the residents of Allegheny County have the legal information they will need to navigate legal processes and seek support if they experience domestic abuse. This workshop will cover topics such as

Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts' Judicial Independence Benefit was held virtually on Wednesday, November 10, 2021, at 5:30 PM.

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PMC presented the Judge Edmund B. Spaeth, Jr. Award to Robert C. Heim. Bob is one of the co-founders of PMC and chair

When taken to court, criminal matters involve very high stakes for anyone involved. Therefore, developing knowledge of the criminal process is vital for an individual’s ability to advocate for themselves and for others in their community. This presentation provides a comprehensive look at Criminal

When it comes to the sensitive topic of parents and children going to court, better knowledge of the court system and your rights can help you prepare for the justice system and for any of its outcomes. This workshop covers Dependency, Divorce, Child Custody, and Child Support. Dependency refers to

Going to court can be an overwhelming experience for both landlords and tenants. This presentation will help build knowledge and confidence by guiding you through the process in Allegheny County. The Rent Moratorium is also covered during this program.

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On September 20, 2021, Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts and the Free Library of Philadelphia hosted this virtual forum with the candidates for all of Pennsylvania's appellate courts, including the Supreme Court, Superior Court and Commonwealth Court. This event included all of the candidates on the

This program was held in partnership with the Pittsburgh-Mon Valley Black Women's Round Table on August 31, 2021.

This workshop will inform viewers about key housing issues and landlord/tenant law in Allegheny County.

Presenters:

  • Magisterial District Court Judge Oscar J. Petite, Jr.
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This recording is a collaboration between Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts and Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s CivicCLP initiative.

The information provided in this workshop will illuminate the organization and procedures of the Pennsylvania Judicial System with the goal of bringing

One-Day Law School for Journalists™ supports journalists and others in the media who must cover the courts without a law degree. This program was sponsored by The Lenfest Institute for Journalism.

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KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

  • Cherri Greg
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When taken to court, criminal matters involve very high stakes for anyone involved.Therefore, developing knowledge of the criminal process beyond TV movies is vital for an individual's ability to advocate for themselves and for others in their community. This presentation will provide a