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Merit Selection of Judges

Join Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts for a discussion on the merit selection of judges.  This discussion will encapsulate the ongoing debate surrounding how our judges should be selected and the need for reform in the state…

Landlord-Tenant Court

Going to Housing Court can be an overwhelming experience both for landlords and tenants. This presentation will help build knowledge and confidence by guiding you through the process. It will cover how a case gets to court, courtroom…

Criminal Court

When taken to court, criminal matters involve very high stakes for anyone involved. Therefore, developing knowledge of the criminal process beyond TV dramas and movies is vital for an individual’s ability to advocate for…

Family Court

When it comes to the sensitive topic of parents and children going to court, better knowledge of the court system and your rights help prepare you for the justice system and for any of its outcomes. This program will cover three topics…

Judicial Candidate Forum

Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts and the Philadelphia Bar Association are pleased to co-host Decision 2019, an interactive forum with the candidates for Pennsylvania's Superior Court. During this 90-minute moderated forum, the…

Know Your Courts-Orphan's Court (Estates, Wills, Trusts)

Court rules and processes are often intimidating and unfamiliar. Learn about Orphans’ Court, which actually deals with Guardianship, Wills, and disputes relating to Estates and Trusts. Learn the basics of this court system, in a…

Know Your Courts-Family Court

Court rules and processes are often intimidating and unfamiliar. Gain an understanding of Dependency, Child Custody, and Child Support, court matters that affect many families. This program is designed to bring you awareness and…

Remembering Amiri Baraka on His 85th Birthday

Amiri Baraka is the author of numerous books of poetry over a career that spans nearly 50 years.  His themes range from black liberation to racism. Baraka's plays, poetry and essays continue to be defining texts for African…

Judicial Independence

Join Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts for a conversation exploring the meaning of judicial independence and the importance of the judiciary being free of undue influence from the other two branches of government and private…

Know Your Courts-Criminal Court

Court rules and processes are often intimidating and unfamiliar, but criminal matters are high stakes for all involved. Learn about criminal court processes, terms and possible outcomes. This program is designed to bring you awareness…

Know Your Courts-Family Court

Court rules and processes are often intimidating and unfamiliar. Gain an understanding of Dependency, Child Custody, and Child Support, court matters that affect many families. This program is designed to bring you awareness and…

From Across the Waters

Join us at Parkway Central Library for a kick-off to Welcoming Week poetry reading and conversation with authors writing about immigration in today's America:  From Across the Waters .   This event will feature Julia…