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American Bar Association

Pennsylvania Bulletin
The information included at this site has been derived directly from the Pennsylvania Bulletin, the Commonwealth's official publication or information and rulemaking.

Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court
The Commonwealth Court was established in 1968 and is one of two statewide intermediate appellate courts.

Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes

This site provides free access to both the consolidated and unconsolidated Purdon’s Pennsylvania Statutes and Constitution, as compiled and maintained by the editorial staff of Thomson Reuters, and made available here in an unannotated version under agreement with the Pennsylvania Legislative Reference Bureau.

Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board
The Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board is responsible for the administration of the rules and regulations for continuing legal education.

Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas
The Courts of Common Pleas are organized into 60 judicial districts and are the trial courts of Pennsylvania. Major civil and criminal cases are heard in these courts.

Pennsylvania Department of Corrections
The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections' mission is to reduce criminal behavior by providing individualized treatment and education to offenders, resulting in successful community reintegration through accountability and positive change.

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
The most recent rule changes pertaining to traffic and safety law.

Pennsylvania Disciplinary Board
The Disciplinary Board’s goals are to protect the public, maintain the integrity of the legal profession and to safeguard the reputation of the courts.

Pennsylvania General Assembly
The official website for the Pennsylvania General Assembly, State Senate and House of Representatives.

Pennsylvania Judiciary Web Portal
The Pennsylvania Judiciary Web Portal provides the public with access to various aspects of court information, including appellate courts, common pleas courts and magisterial district court docket sheets; and common pleas courts and magisterial district court calendars.

Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General, Crime Division
By law, the OAG has the power to investigate and prosecute criminal matters relating to the public duties of state officials and employees; corrupt organizations; charges referred by a Commonwealth agency pursuant to such agency's enforcement provisions; presentments returned by a Statewide Investigating Grand Jury; and matters arising out of the Medicaid Fraud Control Section.

Pennsylvania Office of Open Records
Information on Right-to-Know, the Sunshine Act, appeals and training.

Pennsylvania Police Departments
A county-by-county guide to Police Departments throughout the state.

Pennsylvania Rules of Criminal Procedure
Pennsylvania Rules of Criminal Procedure prescribe the procedure to be followed in criminal cases including but not limited to motions filing, statutory definitions, and jurisdictional mandates.

Pennsylvania Rules of Evidence

Pennsylvania State Police
Information and services provided by the Pennsylvania State Police. 

Pennsylvania Supreme Court
The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania is the highest court in the Commonwealth and the oldest appellate court in the nation.

Pennsylvania Superior Court
The Superior Court was established in 1895 and is one of two statewide intermediate appellate courts.

United States Circuit of Appeals, Third Circuit
The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit serves the areas of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and the Virgin Islands.

United States District Court, Eastern District, Pennsylvania
Official site offering information about court procedures and fees as well as documents and opinions.

United States District Court, Middle District, Pennsylvania
The official website for the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.

United States District Court, Western District, Pennsylvania​
The official site for the United States District Court of the Western District of Pennsylvania.