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TALLAHASSEE -- The chairman of a judicial nominating committee has resigned because he believes Gov. Ron DeSantis and officials in his office have "invaded the autonomy" of the process of selecting judges in Florida. Alan Landman, a Melbourne attorney who chaired the Judicial Nominating Commission...
Trib Live June 24, 2019 The six candidates who ran for two open judicial seats on the Westmoreland County Court of Common Pleas spent more than $750,000 combined through early June. Campaign finance reports filed last week in Harrisburg detailed candidate spending and revealed the growing cost to...
The Inquirer 06-10-2019 A former district judge who extorted business owners for bribes, boasted of his ability to control the votes of other elected officials, and lorded over his working-class Bucks County township like an old-school political boss was sentenced Monday to 6½ years in federal...
The Morning Call By Maida Milone Pennsylvania is teetering on the brink of losing its independent appellate judiciary. Legislation that would ask voters to agree to Balkanize how our justices and judges are selected for Pennsylvania’s three statewide appellate courts is advancing though the General...
Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts honored Paul H. Titus at its Spring into Action benefit on April 17. Paul Titus was presented with the Judge Justin Morris Johnson Award for his commitment to the improvement of the Pennsylvania court system. Members from Pittsburgh's law community, judicial system,...