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New Jersey Looks At Raising Judges’ Retirement Age

The state Assembly Judiciary Committee on Monday advanced a constitutional amendment that would ask voters to increase the judicial retirement age to 75. Judges now must step down when they turn 70.

09/22/2014

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6 Traffic Court Judges Cleared After 2 Month Trial

There was high drama this past week in federal court, as a jury acquitted six former Philadelphia traffic court judges of ticket fixing after a two month trial.

07/27/2014

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Jury Deliberations Underway In Federal Ticket-Fixing Case

After nearly two months of trial, jury deliberations are now underway in a federal ticket-fixing case.

07/21/2014

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President To Nominate 4 Judges To Federal Bench In Pennsylvania

President Obama today nominated five judges to serve on the bench in US District Courts. Four of them will work in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

06/13/2014

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Governor Christie Takes Swipe At State Bar Association

The organization looked into what it termed “judicial independence” and suggested Christie’s approach might make judges think twice about the decisions they make on the bench.

05/25/2014

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Holidays Bring Annual Pay Bump For Pennsylvania Officials

Pennsylvania state lawmakers, judges and top executive branch officials, including Gov. Tom Corbett, will see a few hundred dollars more in salary in 2014, unless they decline it.

11/25/2013

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Judge, Lawyers, To Meet In Pennsylvania Same-Sex Marriage Case

Lawyers in a court challenge to Pennsylvania’s ban on same-sex marriage are slated to meet with a federal judge.

10/09/2013

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Judges, Others Caught In Philadelphia Ticket-Fixing Probe

Former and current judges of Philadelphia Traffic Court, plus judges in Bucks, Chester, and Delaware counties, as well as other employees associated with the court system, were named.

01/31/2013

Stigall Show Log 11.19.12

Chris takes issue with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s appearance on Saturday Night Live. He asks how old is too old to be a judge and he talks to Ray Didinger about yesterday’s crushing Eagles loss, Michael Bronstein and Colin Hanna on the Monday Morning Matchup, and Nancy O’Dell from Entertainment Tonight.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–11/19/2012

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Battle Brewing Over New Jersey Judges’ Benefits

A battle royal could be brewing between New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and the state judiciary over his pension and benefit reforms for state workers.

10/19/2011

NJ Public Sector Lawyers And Judges Want Exemption From New Health Care And Pension Regulations

There’s a push to exempt New Jersey judges and public sector lawyers from the new requirement that state employees pay more into their pension and health care plans.

07/24/2011

Constitution Contest

Constitutional Literacy Program Wraps Up For The School Year

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – With the end of the college year in sight, it’s also wrap-up of the fourth year of a program bringing the Constitution to Camden. It’s the local arm of a national effort […]

04/17/2011

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