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Blog Posts by Malia Reddick

In Pennsylvania, Governor Nominates a New Justice while Another Sitting Justice Faces a Criminal Investigation

Malia Reddick
Governor Tom Corbett nominated superior court judge Correale F. Stevens to fill the supreme court vacancy created by former justice Joan Orie Melvin's resignation following her criminal conviction. At the same time, a sitting supreme court justice is now the subject of an FBI investigation. The investigation is...

Governor Hassan Creates Judicial Selection Commission by Executive Order

Malia Reddick
Governor Maggie Hassan signed an executive order establishing a judicial selection commission to advise her in filling vacancies on the state’s courts. Hassan is the third New Hampshire governor to create such an entity. The first was Governor Jeanne Shaheen in 2000, a response at least in part to the impeachment of a...