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The top story this morning is the voter ID case again going before Commonwealth Court Judge Robert Simpson. As reporter Saranac Hale Spencer writes, the case is back in Simpson’s hands after being remanded by the state Supreme Court, and presents a fast-developing set of facts as state officials continued to attempt to craft the voter ID program on the eve of Tuesday’s hearing.
Below the fold on Page 1, reporter Amaris Elliott-Engel writes that senior judges have been restored to the Philadelphia court system after the Court of Common Pleas was required to reduce its complement of senior judges by the same number of judges confirmed to fill vacancies on the bench.
In more Regional News on Page 3, reporter Ben Present writes that a York County jury has awarded $6 million to the estate of a woman who died from internal bleeding after a resident from an area hospital allegedly failed to properly diagnose and communicate her condition to a cardiologist.
In this week’s GC Mid-Atlantic column on Page 5, Hayes Hunt and Jillian R. Thornton write about the effects of social media on the workplace.
In a U.S. Supreme Court column on Page 7, Stephen A. Miller writes the second part in a preview of the upcoming term.
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