judges

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Kristen Johanson
May 20, 2019 - 6:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The focus of this year's primary in Pennsylvania is at the local level, but there are state and county-wide judgeships to be decided as well, and one nonpartisan group argues judicial candidates are the most important picks you'll make on a ballot. Judges may have a...
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First Assistant District Attorney Robert Listenbee
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Mark Abrams
May 15, 2019 - 1:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia district attorney's office plans to deploy an Election Task Force to monitor the polls during next Tuesday's primary election. First Assistant District Attorney Robert Listenbee says that, with a large ballot that includes candidates for mayor, city...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a signing ceremony for criminal justice reform legislation in the Oval Office of the White House, Friday, Dec. 21, 2018, in Washington.
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December 21, 2018 - 3:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — With a government shutdown just hours away, President Donald Trump on Friday signed rare bipartisan legislation addressing concerns with the criminal justice system. Trump called the bill "an incredible success for our country" and "beyond bipartisan" during an Oval Office signing...
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David Madden
July 20, 2018 - 10:02 am
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The chief justice of New Jersey's highest court is wasting no time in acting on one of the recommendations it has received to reform the municipal court system. RELATED: NJ panel recommends changes to municipal court system statewide New Jersey Supreme Court Justice...
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David Madden
July 18, 2018 - 1:53 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — If you get a ticket in New Jersey, you have to deal with a municipal court. And complaints have been rampant over the years about how some of the courts operate. Now a blue ribbon panel has suggested a series of changes to the state's highest court. Among the more...
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