Pennsylvania Governor Makes Two State Supreme Court Appointments

On Wednesday, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf nominated a law school dean and county judge to serve as interim Supreme Court Justices. Ken Gormley, Dean of Duquesne University School of Law and Thomas King Kistler, President Judge of Centre County were selected in collaboration with state Senate leaders, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Lynn Marks, the Executive […]

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Supreme Court Recusal Spat: A 'Duel Between Left and Right'

A drumbeat of pleas for two Supreme Court justices to step aside from hearing the federal health care overhaul case is thrusting the judicial recusal issue into news headlines across the country. The widely-distributed Associated Press published an article headlined, “[Justices] Thomas, Kagan asked to sit out health care case.” In the nation’s capital, the Washington […]

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