Discussion About Threats to the Independence of the Pennsylvania Judiciary

Deborah Gross and Judge Robert Byer

There are a number of bills pending in the current PA legislative session which threaten the independence of the judiciary. This is a discussion about those threats, and how concerned Pennsylvanians can take action to defend judicial independence.

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  • Hon Robert L. Byer | Former Judge, PA Commonwealth Court & PA Court of Judicial Discipline | Partner, Duane Morris LLP -
  • Deborah R. Gross | President & CEO, Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts

This program was hosted by Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts and the League of Women Voters of Greater Pittsburgh.