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Hawaii State Judiciary Requests Public Feedback on the Courtroom Experience

The Hawaii State Judiciary has created a way to receive user feedback, a 15-minute anonymous online survey.  This is part of Chief Justice Mark Recktenwald’s October, 2011 creation of the Judiciary Strategic Planning Committee.  The Committee is tasked with “envision[ing] the role and ope

The Court of Judicial Discipline Sanctions 2 Magisterial District Judges

The Judicial Conduct Board issued 2 press releases today. 

PMC Points Out Difference Between Complaining about Judicial Behavior and Complaing About Judicial Rulings

Last week, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reported that the Fraternal Order of Police in Pittsburgh announced a new complaint procedure for addressing concerns about magisterial district judges.

New Website Provides Access to "Cases of Important Public Interest"

The Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts (“APOC”) launched a new website to make state Superior Court “cases of important public interest” accessible online.  This effort to increas

"Judge-itis" Hurts Integrity of Judicial System

A column in the PA Law Weekly by legal ethics expert Samuel C.

Pennsylvanians are Sending a Message

Democratic committeeperson, Karen Bojar, says that the least enjoyable part of her job is recommending judicial candidates.

Orie Melvin's Appeal

The Tribune Review and Post Gazette are now reporting that Orie Melvin has requested the state Supreme Court use King’s Bench powers to reverse the denial of the recusal motion.