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Doug Jones Wins in Alabama; Republicans May Be the Big Winners.

The party leaders will never admit it. With the #MeToo Revolution in full swing and time running out on the Trump legislative agenda, the Republicans do not need a floor fight over seating Roy Moore. Most of them fear (with good reason) going on the record on that one.

Forgiveness Doesn’t Seem to be an Option in 2017.

No. 1,374 The Time Magazine selection for Persons of the Year is dead on.  As trends go, this one is a monsoon and it doesn’t look like the wind is going to play itself out any time soon. The anger that drives it has been held back too long to be spent in a few […]

Magistrate Filing Costs and Fines for 2017

No. 1,294 The following costs and fines have been established by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court for Magisterial District Judges beginning January 1, 2017. 29.402. 42 Pa.C.S. § 1725.1. Costs.   (a) Civil cases. — In calendar year 2017, the costs to be charged by magisterial district judges in every civil case, except as otherwise provided […]

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CLIFF TUTTLE has been a Pennsylvania lawyer for over 40 years and (inter alia) is a real estate litigator and legal writer. The posts in this blog are intended to provide general information about legal topics of interest to lawyers and consumers with a Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania focus. However, this information does not constitute legal advice and there is no lawyer-client relationship created when you read this blog. You are encouraged to leave comments but be aware that posted comments can be read by others. If you wish to contact me in privacy, please use the Contact Form located immediately below this message. I will reply promptly and in strict confidence.

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