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Pennsylvania: House Judiciary Committee approves merit/commission selection for appellate courts with Senate confirmation; con amendment would have to go on a general election ballot - Gavel to Gavel
A plan to change the way Pennsylvania’s appellate judges are picked has cleared the House Judiciary Committee, with amendments, earlier this week. HB 111 of 2017 would amend the state’s constitution to create a merit selection/commission based process. An Appellate Court Nominating Commission would be created made up of 13 members (8 bar members, 5 … Continue reading Pennsylvania: House Judiciary Committee approves merit/commission selection for appellate courts with Senate confirmation; con amendment would have to go on a general election ballot