Commission Submits Comments to PA CLE Board in Support of Strengthening Antibias Education Requirements for PA Attorneys

On January 5, 2023, the Commission submitted comments to the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education (“CLE”) Board in response to the Board’s publication of proposed amendments to existing educational requirements for Continue ReadingCommission Submits Comments to PA CLE Board in Support of Strengthening Antibias Education Requirements for PA Attorneys

Commission, PA Bar Association Jointly Administer CLE Program on Innovative Anti-Bias Programming in PA Law Schools

On October 31, 2022, the Pennsylvania Bar Institute collaborated with the Commission and the PA Bar Association (“PBA”) to administer a CLE program, entitled “Innovative Anti-Bias Programming: A Curriculum for Continue ReadingCommission, PA Bar Association Jointly Administer CLE Program on Innovative Anti-Bias Programming in PA Law Schools

Commission Publishes, Widely Distributes Booklet on Innovative Anti-Bias Curricula for Law Students and Law Faculty

On August 17, 2022, Commission staff distributed copies of its booklet, entitled A Curriculum for our Times: Anti-Bias Programming for Law Students and Law Faculty, to the American Bar Association Continue ReadingCommission Publishes, Widely Distributes Booklet on Innovative Anti-Bias Curricula for Law Students and Law Faculty

Commission Submits Second Round of Comments re Proposed Statewide Rules Governing Indigent Individuals’ Access to Pennsylvania Courts

On June 23, 2022, the Commission submitted a second round of formal comments to several Supreme Court of Pennsylvania Rules Committees, in response to their publication of new proposed amendments Continue ReadingCommission Submits Second Round of Comments re Proposed Statewide Rules Governing Indigent Individuals’ Access to Pennsylvania Courts

Commission Submits Letter to Court Proposing Expansions to, Aggregated Collection of Demographic Categories on State’s Juror Information Questionnaire

On June 21, 2022, the Commission submitted a letter to the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, requesting amendment of PA Rule of Criminal Procedure 632 to explicitly permit judicial districts to Continue ReadingCommission Submits Letter to Court Proposing Expansions to, Aggregated Collection of Demographic Categories on State’s Juror Information Questionnaire