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When you gotta go, you gotta go - but not in Lehigh County district courts

When you gotta go, you gotta go - but not in Lehigh County district courts

Every day in Lehigh County, residents go to district courts to contest traffic tickets, fight evictions and resolve minor civil disputes. But while waiting for their hearings to begin, some of them are struck with a more pressing need: They have to pee. Maybe it's the nervousness about appearing before a judge. Maybe it's the extra cup of coffee they decided to drink that morning. Or maybe it's the reality that in court time, it's not unusual for a 9 a.m. proceeding to be held at 10:30. Either way, at district courts from Upper Macungie Township to Coopersburg to Whitehall Township, if you have to go to the bathroom, you may be S.O.L. That's because all but...

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