Pa. High Court Suspends 3 Indicted Traffic Court Judges

Law360, Philadelphia (February 1, 2013, 3:43 PM EST) -- Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court Friday indefinitely suspended three judges indicted for their alleged role in a long-running ticket-fixing scheme at Philadelphia’s Traffic Court.

The high court relieved Traffic Court Judges Michael Sullivan and Michael Lowry, along with Mark Bruno, a Chester County magisterial district court judge who occasionally hears traffic court cases, of all judicial and administrative duties without pay pending final disposition of their federal criminal charges.

Shortly following the indictment, the state’s Board of Judicial Conduct moved Thursday to suspend all six active judges charged...
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