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“Sunshine Week” Recognizes Every Citizen’s “Right-to-Know”

"Openness and transparency are fundamental to American Democracy," leading PA Attorney says… Read On

Nauman Smith Attorney Named Solicitor for Paxtang Borough

Attorney J. Stephen Feinour has been appointed Solicitor for the Borough of Paxtang..… Read On

“Right-to-Know” Law Will Impact Zoning, Land Use Issues in Pennsylvania

As the revised 1957 Right-to-Know Law moves to the Governor's desk, land use Attorney J. Stephen Feinour says that the new law will likely soon impact on the way business is conducted in a wide range of zoning, land use, and real estate issues across the state… Read On

PA Right-to-Know Law

The following interview with Attorney Craig J. Staudenmaier discusses key points in the new Pennsylvania Right-to-Know Law which will likely be signed into law today by Governor Rendell… Read On

PHEAA To Pay Legal Fees in RTK Case; New Law Expected Today?

A Commonwealth Court found PHEAA, the state student-loan agency, "willfully disregarded the Right-to-Know Law" in fighting media requests for expenditure records, which included "lavish board expenditures," and said there was no legitimate reason for PHEAA to delay access to these records for 20 months… Read On

Nauman Smith Managing Partner Wins Five-Year Fight for Open Records Case

Staudenmaier reacts to decision requiring PSU to disclose Paterno, other salaries HARRISBURG, PA. – Nauman Smith Managing Partner Craig Staudenmaier, who represented the Patriot News in its five-year fight requiring PA State Employees Retirement System to release the salaries of Football Coach Joe Paterno and others, is available to comment on the PA Supreme Court’s decision… Read On

Nauman Smith Attorney Publishes Article on Fair Labor Standards, Overtime Issues

Nauman Smith Attorney Benjamin C. Dunlap Jr. recently published an article about the importance of employers being in compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) or face the prospect of costly law suits. The article, titled What You Don’t Know Could Cost You $18 Million, appeared in the October edition of Business2Business Magazine. In recent years… Read On

Nauman Smith Senior Partner Appointed to Pennsylvania Securities Commission Committee

(Harrisburg, Pa.) – Nauman, Smith, Shissler and Hall, the oldest law firm in Harrisburg, announced that senior partner Spencer G. Nauman Jr., has been appointed to the Pennsylvania Securities Commission’s (PSC) Attorney Advisory Committee. PSC administers and enforces rules and regulations under the Securities Act of 1972, the Takeover Disclosure Law of 1976, and subsequent amendments to those laws… Read On

Harrisburg Attorney Wins Penn State Salary Case

On Friday, August 12, 2005, the Commonwealth Court decided that the public has a Right-to-Know the salary of Pennsylvania State University Head Football Coach Joe Paterno and several other high-ranking school officials..… Read On

Nauman Smith Attorney Benjamin Dunlap Wins Key Pennsylvania Supreme Court Case regarding Rail-highway Crossing Matters

Benjamin C. Dunlap, Jr., an attorney for Nauman, Smith, Shissler and Hall, LLP, recently won a Pennsylvania Supreme Court case permitting the continued enforcement of contracts in rail-highway crossing matters… Read On


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