Fran Notarianni, an associate in Kleinbard’s Litigation Practice, authored an article in the Legal Intelligencer on predictions for which cases are likely to be reviewed by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania in the coming months. After reviewing published and unpublished opinions from the Superior and Commonwealth Courts, Fran applied the Pennsylvania Rule of Appellate Procedure 1114 to determine his predictions. The considerations were also based on the procedural posture of the case; how the issue is framed and argued—for example, are there any waiver issues; whether the case is published or unpublished; and whether a petition for allowance of appeal was filed. The article notes several cases to watch including, a products liability dispute, an issue of first impression, acceptable exemptions to attorney-client privilege, and the interpretations of the Pennsylvania Uniform Firearms Act.
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