Justice & The Courts

Monroe County district judge lied to secure appointment, district attorney’s office alleges

BY: - December 2, 2022

The investigation by the Monroe County district attorney’s office showed that Caffese changed his voter registration from a home he owns in Stroudsburg to the Tobyhanna address on June 13, the day Wolf nominated him. 

Pa. elections likely to generate a new round of lawsuits over mail-in ballots, retired judges say

BY: - November 2, 2022

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s evenly divided result in the latest case seeking clarity on vote-by-mail rules is a set up for “utter chaos” after polls close in the midterm elections next week, retired federal Judge John E. Jones said. In a Zoom call with reporters Wednesday, Jones and two more retired federal judges from across […]

COMMENTARY

Are judges ideological partisans, or impartial umpires? The answer matters | Opinion

BY: - November 2, 2022

Chief Justice John Roberts says the latter. But his already shaky analogy is even less credible now.