- Jordan Brown Case
New Castle News won’t appeal Jordan Brown ruling
The New Castle News will not appeal the ruling that bars media and the public from Jordan Brown’s juvenile hearings. The Pennsylvania Superior Court on Wednesday rejected appeals by three newspapers, including The News, and ruled that future proceedings in juvenile court will be closed to the public in order to protect the youth’s privacy.
Superior Court: No media in Jordan Brown case
Jordan Brown’s case will remain closed to the news media, the Pennsylvania Superior Court ruled yesterday. In a 33-page opinion, a three-judge panel affirmed the order of Lawrence County Judge John W. Hodge’s order that closed proceedings to the public and news media.
Court to hear Jordan Brown appeal
Jordan Brown will have another day in court next month. The Pennsylvania Superior Court will hear an appeal filed by the teen’s attorneys, who are seeking his release from custody. The hearing will be March 28 in Pittsburgh.
Jordan Brown case grows more confusing amid appeals
The Jordan Brown case continues to demonstrate the distorted logic of how Pennsylvania handles juvenile homicide suspects. Attorneys for the now-14-year-old-boy are petitioning the courts for his release, arguing his juvenile trial was not conducted in timely fashion. The matter is now on appeal.
Jordan Brown Case: Attorneys seek teen’s release
Dennis Elisco, Stephen Colafella of Monaca and the Juvenile Law Center in Philadelphia filed an appeal with the Pennsylvania Superior Court late last week after Lawrence County Judge John W. Hodge rejected their request.
State court hears plea to open Jordan Brown proceedings
After almost three years of pretrial publicity, it is too late to protect a young suspect’s privacy, attorneys argued Tuesday. Lawyers for three newspapers, including the New Castle News, argued before Pennsylvania Superior Court Judges Kate Ford Elliott, Jacqueline Shogan and Robert Colville. They are opposing the decision that closed proceedings involving Jordan Brown.
Jordan Brown Case: Parents of Kenzie Houk want media in proceedings
The parents of the woman allegedly shot by her 11-year-old stepson-to-be want the news media to witness his court proceedings. Jack and Debbie Houk of Shenango Township said they favor including the news media in future court proceedings involving Jordan Brown.
Superior court sets date for Jordan Brown case
A date has been scheduled to hear legal arguments in the case of Jordan Brown. The Pennsylvania Superior Court will conduct a session Jan. 10 in Pittsburgh to determine whether or not newspapers and the public should be granted access to Jordan’s juvenile trial on homicide charges.
Boy’s lawyer argues against opening trial
Past publicity is no reason to open the trial of Jordan Brown to the press. That’s a key argument in a brief the boy’s attorney, Dennis Elisco, has submitted to the Pennsylvania Superior Court.
- New Castle News won’t appeal Jordan Brown ruling