Sprague Urges Inquiry Of Pa. Court's Delay On Libel Appeal

Law360, Philadelphia (February 28, 2014, 3:59 PM EST) -- An attorney for two ex-county commissioners suing The Scranton Times for libel urged the Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Wednesday to order an inquiry into whether a lower court’s 13-month delay in deciding an appeal violated state judicial rules.

Randall Castellani and Joseph Corcoran, two ex-Lackawanna County commissioners being represented in their suit by famed Philadelphia attorney Richard Sprague of Sprague & Sprague, said that the delay by a three-judge panel of the Pennsylvania Superior Court could be considered a violation of state judicial rules requiring judges...
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