Ex-Pa. Justices Drop Judicial Retirement Age Vote Challenge

Law360, Philadelphia (January 9, 2017, 5:31 PM EST) -- The firm representing two former Pennsylvania Supreme Court justices in their fight against what they argued was a misleading ballot referendum to raise the mandatory retirement age for state judges said Friday it would not appeal a recent decision dismissing their challenge.

Sprague & Sprague, which has represented former Justices Ronald Castille and Stephen Zappala Sr. as they pursued challenges to the referendum through both state and federal court, said that it would not appeal a decision last month from U.S. District Judge Robert Mariani throwing...
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Case Information

Case Title

Sprague et al v. Cortes

Case Number



Pennsylvania Middle

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Other


Chief Judge Christopher C. Conner

Date Filed

October 27, 2016

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