Pa. Supreme Court Nominee OK'd By Legislative Committee

Law360, Philadelphia (June 27, 2013, 2:57 PM EDT) -- Gov. Tom Corbett’s nominee to fill the Pennsylvania Supreme Court seat left vacant after ex-Justice Joan Orie Melvin’s February corruption conviction won unanimous support from a state legislative committee Thursday after telling lawmakers that he would be an active member of the court not driven by political ideology.

Superior Court President Judge Correale Stevens won the endorsement of the Pennsylvania Senate Judiciary Committee during a hearing in Harrisburg after saying that, despite only planning to serve on the Supreme Court until the seat can be filled...
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