Pa. Superior Court Elects Bender As New President Judge

Law360, Philadelphia (August 13, 2013, 4:36 PM EDT) -- The Pennsylvania Superior Court unanimously tapped Judge John Bender on Tuesday to serve as the court’s new president judge just two weeks after the seat was vacated by a colleague who was elevated to a seat on the state’s Supreme Court.

Judge Bender, who has spent 12 years serving on the court, takes over after Correale Stevens was tapped by Gov. Tom Corbett in June to fill a seat on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court left empty after former Justice Joan Orie Melvin was convicted on corruption...
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