Judicial Ethics Case Could Help Rehab Pa. Bench's Reputation

Law360, Philadelphia (August 25, 2016, 7:14 PM EDT) -- The Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s decision Wednesday to weigh whether an entire county bench should have been recused due to a judge’s financial interest in a case is winning praise from experts who say the appeal could help build public confidence in the state’s scandal-plagued judiciary.

The major ethics appeal, which stems from a contract dispute in which a Montgomery County judge stands to earn more than half a million dollars at the upper end in referral fees for his work on the matter before he took...
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