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PA Supreme Court Scandal Leads To Calls For Statewide Court Reform

“We’ve received many calls in the past week asking for change,” says Lynn Marks, the Executive Director of Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts, a state-wide non-partisan organization that lobbies for court reforms.

10/22/2014

Former Philadelphia Traffic Court judge Michael Sullivan smiles outside the US District Courthouse in Philadelphia after his acquittal on all charges.  Photo by Tony Hanson)

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

(Former Philadelphia traffic court judge Willie Singletary, right, and attorney William Brennan, left, face reporters outside the US courthouse in center city.  2013 file photo by Tony Hanson)

Prosecution Expected To Rest In Traffic Court Ticket-Fixing Trial

The prosecution is expected to rest later today in the trial of six former Philadelphia Traffic Court judges who allegedly fixed tickets.

07/08/2014

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Surprising Testimony From Traffic Court Administrator On Ticket-fixing Scandal

A traffic court administrator spoke about taking calls from the office of former Councilman — now Mayor — Michael Nutter.

06/24/2014

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Pa. House To Vote On Abolishing Philadelphia Traffic Court

The state House today is expected to vote on legislation intended to abolish Philadelphia’s corruption-plagued Traffic Court. The legislation has already sailed through the state Senate.

06/04/2013

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Choices For Controller Dominate Philadelphia Primary Ballot

Incumbent Democrat Alan Butkovitz is seeking his third term in office. While he has the backing of the Democratic City Committee, he does face two primary challengers.

05/21/2013

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Pa. Judicial Conduct Board Moves To Suspend Sitting Traffic Court Judges Charged In Ticket-Fixing Case

According to the grand jury, ticket fixing was pervasive and frequent, and traffic court judges and employees took steps to conceal the crimes by shredding paperwork and speaking to one another in code.

02/01/2013

Local Business Owner Charged In Traffic Court Ticket-Fixing Case

Henry Alfano’s attorney entered a plea of not guilty.

02/01/2013

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Fighting A Traffic Ticket

Most common question asked of a lawyer (other than, why are you a jerk?): how do I get out of a speeding ticket?

06/01/2012

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Philadelphia Woman Battles Traffic Court For Citation Received 10 Years After Accident

A Philadelphia woman plans to fight traffic court after she received a citation in the mail a decade after the accident took place.

06/20/2011

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Police Round Up Philadelphia Traffic Court Scofflaws

The Philadelphia police department’s warrant unit conducted an overnight sweep throughout the city for offenders who owe the city thousands of dollars in traffic fines.

03/28/2011

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Suspect Arrested In Beating Death Outside Traffic Court

Philadelphia Police have identified and arrested a second suspect in connection to the fatal beating of a 21-year-old woman outside of Philadelphia Traffic Court on Monday, February 7.

02/15/2011

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Second Suspect Arrested In Beating Death Outside Traffic Court

CBS Philly has learned a suspect has been arrested in connection to the beating death of a pregnant woman outside Philadelphia traffic court. Sources say the suspect was picked up by police Wednesday.

02/09/2011

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Suspects Sought After Young Mother Killed Outside Philadelphia Traffic Court

Police are searching for a suspect in connection to the beating death of a pregnant woman outside Philadelphia’s traffic court Monday afternoon.

02/08/2011

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