ACBA Court Capsules
Rule Amendments and Court Opinions of Interest to ACBA Members

As a member benefit, the ACBA gathers information regarding court rule amendments and important court opinions, then publishes this information and relevant links on this web page, under the appropriate court heading. When new information is added, the ACBA will share this news on Twitter and Facebook. Also look for summaries every Tuesday in the Pittsburgh Legal Journal. ACBA Court Capsules are presented by bit-x-bit.

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US Supreme Court

US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Pennsylvania Supreme Court

Feb. 19, 2019 | Rules 330, 337, and 515 of the Pennsylvania Rules of Juvenile Court Procedure are amended. Read the new rules here and the final report here

Feb. 13, 2019 | There are proposed revisions of the Comments to Pa.Rs.Crim.P. 458, 460, 462, and 546. Read more here.

Feb. 8, 2019 | There is an amendment of Rules 219(a) and 502(b) of the Pa. Rules of Disciplinary Enforcement and Rule 1.15 of the Rules of Professional Conduct - No. 172 Disciplinary Rules. Read more here.

Pennsylvania Superior Court

Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court

Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas

Feb. 15, 2019 | The 2/15 PLJ Opinions is available and contains cases on employment, motor vehicle, and criminal appeals. Read it here.

Feb. 5, 2019 | The 2/1 PLJ Opinions is available and contains cases on arbitration, contracts, and criminal appeals. Read it here.