Master Tapped In Philly Traffic Judge's Disciplinary Case

Law360, Philadelphia (May 21, 2013, 5:49 PM EDT) -- The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Tuesday said it would appoint a special master to gather evidence to weigh legal questions related to the proposed suspension of the only sitting judge on the Philadelphia Traffic Court not indicted as part of a sweeping ticket-fixing scandal.

The justices issued a one-page per curium order saying Superior Court Judge William Platt would preside over the case as the high court weighs whether Judge Christine Solomon should be suspended for 90 days after failing to cooperate with a court-ordered administrative...
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