Pennsylvania to ban foreign law from use in state courts

Bill: HB 2029 (PDF)

Sponsored by Rep. RoseMarie Swanger and co-sponsored by more than 40 Pennsylvania lawmakers, HB2029 would amend Title 42 of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes to prohibit the “application of foreign law which would impair constitutional rights.”

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