Judge Says Troubled Philly Traffic Court Must Be Abolished

Law360, Philadelphia (March 22, 2013, 5:07 PM EDT) -- Testifying before a Pennsylvania legislative committee Friday, a state judge appointed to oversee Philadelphia’s troubled traffic court, which saw nine current and former judges indicted in January as part of a ticket-fixing scandal, threw his support behind two bills that would dismantle the system.

Judge Gary Glazer, who was appointed by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court in December 2011 to oversee the Philadelphia Traffic Court amidst mounting allegations of corruption, told the state House of Representatives Judiciary Committee that the court needed a complete overhaul in order...
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