Pennsylvania Supreme Court will post rulings on Twitter

    Wondering what the outcome was for Commonwealth v. Reed, D? Wonder no more.

    The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has begun posting rulings on its Twitter account. Sort of, anyway.

    @SupremeCtofPA is posting tweets about its rulings, thought not specific cases. You won’t find, for example, a tweet that says, “The ruling on Commonwealth v. Reed, D is…”

    Instead, you’ll see something like this: “Four Disciplinary Orders posted today,” with a link to the high court’s website.

    “The manner and pace in which the Commonwealth’s citizens expect to receive information from their government is changing rapidly,” said Supreme Court Justice J. Michael Eakin, who has spearheaded the move in behalf of the Court. “This is a logical extension of an ongoing commitment to enhance the delivery of court information and services in an efficient and cost-effective manner.”

    Once on the court’s website, you’ll be able to see a list of cases with a link to the dockets and decisions.

    The account is specifically set up for rulings posts, not communication with the court.

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