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The results of the 2019 Pennsylvania General Election are in. Click here to view the results statewide, and in your county.
By ZACK NEEDLES The Legal Intelligencer Commonwealth Court Judges P. Kevin Brobson and Patricia A. McCullough and Superior Court Judges Anne E. Lazarus and Judith Ference Olson all received "recommended" ratings. The Pennsylvania Bar Association has recommended for retention the two Commonwealth...
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...
On May 7, 2019, PMC and the Philadelphia Bar Association held a 90-minute forum with candidates for Pennsylvania's Superior Court at The Free Library of Philadelphia's Parkways Central Library.
Centre Daily Times WILKES-BARRE — Luzerne County lawyer David E. Schwager, a partner in the Wilkes-Barre law firm of Chariton, Schwager & Malak, will become president-elect of the Pennsylvania Bar Association at the conclusion of the association’s Annual Meeting, May 17, in Lancaster. He will become...

As a part of our mission to educate the public on all Pennsylvania judicial matters, Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts will monitor and provide information on judicial candidates running in the 2019 cycle. Our primary focus will include, but not be limited to, Appellate Court and Court of Common

Around the world, the idea that a judge could be elected seems rather perplexing. Typically, most nations utilize an appointment system that is akin to the procedures used in selecting federal judges in the United States.