Soon all judges in Pennsylvania will be required to take 12 credit hours of continuing judicial education each year, including a minimum of three hours in ethics instruction.
The recent mandate from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court marks the first time that more than 600 judges in Pennsylvania courts will be required to have ongoing legal education, similar to the 12 credit hours of training a year now required for lawyers.
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