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Corbett v. NCAA; 4:13-cv-6

On June 6, 2013, the Court granted Defendant NCAA’s motion to dismiss Plaintiff Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s complaint challenging the NCAA’s sanctions entered against Penn State’s football program as a violation of antitrust law. Bookmark It Hide Sites

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Senator Toomey Supports Three Judicial Nominees for Western and Middle PA Districts

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) submitted blue slips to the Senate Judiciary Committee to formally approve three federal judicial nominees for the Pennsylvania’s Western and Middle Districts today. These nominees – Cathy Bissoon, Mark Hornak and Robert Mariani … Continue reading

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Casey and Toomey Invite Applicants for Federal District Court Appointments

WASHINGTON, DC—U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA) and Pat Toomey (R-PA) today announced the process to be followed by persons interested in being considered for appointment to the position of Federal District Court Judge for the Eastern and Middle Districts of … Continue reading

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June 1, 2011 CLE/Reception Sponsored by the Middle District of Pennsylvania Chapter of the Federal Bar Association & The Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Federal Practice Committee

Here is a link to a flyer advertising the CLE/Reception being sponsored by the Middle District of Pennsylvania Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Federal Practice Committee entitled “Social Media: Perks and Perils for the Legal Profession.” The … Continue reading

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Senators Casey and Toomey Announce Bipartisan Agreement on Judicial Vacancies

The United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania currently has three judicial vacancies, two of which have been deemed judicial emergencies.  The Wayne Independent is reporting that Senators Casey and Toomey have announced an agreement to resolve this … Continue reading

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Federal Court and Clerk’s Office open today.

GSA had advised, that at the present time Harrisburg’s water main problem will not necessitate a building shutdown. Bookmark It Hide Sites

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Harrisburg Federal Building and the Court is open today.

GSA has announced that at this time water pressure is sufficient to allow the building to remain open.  The Court is open and the Clerk’s Office is fully operational. Bookmark It Hide Sites

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GSA officials and Courthouse Architect visit HACC’s Green Living Fair on April 21st–Public Welcome

Invitation to the Green Living Fair Bookmark It Hide Sites

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Honorable William J. Nealon to Receive the American Inns of Court 2011 Professionalism Award for the Third Circuit

ALEXANDRIA, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–William J. Nealon has been selected to receive the American Inns of Court 2011 Professionalism Award for the Third Circuit. The award will be presented by the Honorable Theodore McKee, on Wednesday, May 4, 2011, in Philadelphia. Judge Nealon … Continue reading

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Impact of Government Shutdown on Court Operations

IMPORTANT NOTICE: If there is a lapse in appropriations beyond April 8, 2011, the U.S. Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania will continue to operate for 10 business days using funds derived from fees and other non-appropriated funds. If … Continue reading

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