Experienced Litigators, Judge Vie For Pa. Superior Court Seat

Law360 (May 14, 2021, 5:38 PM EDT) -- Four candidates are vying for one open seat on the Superior Court of Pennsylvania, three Democrats who will first face off in a May 18 primary and a lone Republican.

The race to replace former President Judge Susan Peikes Gantman, a Republican who is retiring from the court, will be decided in the Nov. 2 general election. The judge's term is 10 years.

The Superior Court is the first court of appeals for most civil and criminal cases in Pennsylvania, and is the busiest of the state's appellate courts. A total of 15 judges usually hear cases in panels of three, but...

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