judicial-districts

COMMENTARY

Another problem with judicial districts: The threat of judicial extremism | Marc Stier

BY: - January 24, 2021

One of the most important political adages is “beware unintended consequences.” That judicial gerrymandering might lead to judicial extremism is one that should concern us.

COMMENTARY

Dozens of labor leaders, advocates call on lawmakers to drop judicial gerrymandering plan | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - January 19, 2021

The proposed change to the way Pa. elects appellate court judges is 'the largest attempt to disenfranchise Pennsylvanians in the history of our Commonwealth,' labor leaders and advocates say.

COMMENTARY

Five things the Legislature can do to make Pennsylvanians’ lives measurably better in 2021 | John L. Micek

BY: - December 30, 2020

This new time calls for a reset on everything. The dawning of a new year offers just such and opportunity. The 253 members of the General Assembly should not squander it. 

COMMENTARY

Can courts be gerrymandered, too? Absolutely | Opinion

BY: - December 6, 2020

Has anyone ever tried to gerrymander courts? Is that even possible? Unfortunately, Pennsylvania voters may be about to find out.