Investigations

Attorney General Shapiro writes letter to pope: Urge priests to stop...

(Pennlive) As he endeavors to expose predatory priests, Pennsylvania's top law enforcement official has appealed for help from the highest Catholic church authority: the pope. Attorney General Josh...

Catholic bishop warns that grand jury report on priest sex abuse...

(pennlive.com) As Catholic officials and the faithful across Pennsylvania await the release of a comprehensive statewide investigation report into clergy sex abuse, arguably the state's...

Pa. universities report higher numbers of sexual misconduct cases; advocates say...

(abc27 - by Amanada St. Hilaire) Jesus Peña says his job is like walking a tightrope. "One is saying it was nonconsensual, the other party is saying I thought...

Independent commission will probe Pennsylvania voting system

(WHYY - by Dave Davis) Cybersecurity specialists at the University of Pittsburgh have formed an independent panel to study ways to protect Pennsylvania’s voting system...

House votes for pair of workplace sexual misconduct studies

(Lancaster Online) State lawmakers voted Monday to commission a pair of studies about sexual misconduct in the workplace, including in state government, although critics said...

Court halts release of report on Pennsylvania priest abuse

(The Sentinel) Pennsylvania's highest court on Wednesday held up the release of a grand jury report into the handling of sexual abuse claims involving...

Pa. report to document child sexual abuse, cover-ups in six Catholic...

(Philly.com) For more than two years, dozens of victims have filed into a secret grand jury room in Pennsylvania, faced a group of strangers,...

What Lawmakers Do When They Leave After Harassment Allegations

(Roll Call) Six members of Congress have left office in the past few months after allegations ranging from firing female staffers who rejected sexual advances to...

Kathleen Kane’s downfall has lesson for others

(DelCoTimes) Two recent events related to former state Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s tempestuous and truncated term of office offer a lesson for all public...

Perjury Conviction Against Ex-Pennsylvania AG Upheld

(Courthouse News) The Pennsylvania Superior Court upheld the conviction Friday of former Attorney General Kathleen Kane, a Democrat who lied to a grand jury that was...

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