Supreme Court holds that Sign Code’s provisions are content-based regulations of speech that do not survive strict scrutiny

On June 18, 2015, in REED ET AL. v. TOWN OF GILBERT, ARIZONA, ET AL. (CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT), No. 13–502, the United States Supreme Court issued a decision holding that a Sign Code’s provisions are content-based regulations of speech that do not survive strict scrutiny. Click […]

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Magisterial District Courts in Pennsylvania Do Not Have Jurisdiction to Hear Civil Actions Brought in Equity

Arguably, Magisterial district courts in Pennsylvania do not have jurisdiction to hear civil actions brought in Equity. Pa. R. C. P. M. D. J. 301(A) (includes assumpsit and trespass actions, but not actions in equity); “Note” to Pa. R. C. P. M. D. J. 301(A) (does not include equity jurisdiction); Id. (“Civil action includes actions formerly […]

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