Pa. Lawmaker Aims To Save Troubled Philly Traffic Court

Law360, New York (March 19, 2013, 4:45 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania state representative on Tuesday introduced legislation aiming to save the scandal-plagued Philadelphia Traffic Court, which is in danger of being eliminated, by changing the makeup of the court to include a president judge and six court masters.

Rep. W. Curtis Thomas Thomas, D-Philadelphia, said in a statement that he hopes that reforming the makeup of the court, which currently is comprised of seven elected judges, will address its recent challenges involving judicial misconduct. Following the recent indictment of nine current and former judges accused...
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