Judicial Accountability & Transparency Act

The Pennsylvania Citizen Act for

Judicial Accountability and Transparency

This Act Is A Response By The Citizens Of The State Of Pennsylvania To The Unconstitutional Exceeding Of Power And Jurisdiction By The Pennsylvania Judicial Branch, That Has Resulted In Immeasurable Incidents Of Denial Of Due Process, False Imprisonments, Undue Deprivation Of Personal and Real Property, And Civil Rights Violations Of The People Of This State.  The Provisions Contained Herein Seek To Remedy The Deficiencies That Have Emerged In The Pennsylvania Court System As A Result Of The Absence Of Such Provisions Over The Last Several Decades.

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Future U.S. Attorney Warns About PA Constitutional Amendment

  1. AN ABUSE OF POWER: How the Pennsylvania Supreme Court Uses Article V Section 10(c) of the Pennsylvania Constitution to Dominate Procedural Law-Making and Why Pennsylvania Should Amend This Constitutional Provision
Jason Bologna, Esq.   Copyright (c) 1998 Temple University of the Commonwealth System of Higher Education

(Jason Bologna is now an Assistant U.S. Attorney, based in Philadelphia, PA. He works for the U.S. Attorney General's office based in Washington DC. He was unable to get clearance to speak with me on this article he wrote 17 years ago.)

Introduction

James Madison once … Continue Reading ››

Judiciary Defies the Call for Transparency

Article V Section 10(C) was put on a referendum to the voters in 1968.  It was supposed to give the Pennsylvania Supreme Court "administrative" power over the Judicial Branch. However, the text of the amendment was somewhat ambiguous, and the manner in which the Judiciary began to use this power, exceeded that which the Executive and Legislative Branches had intended.

The Governor at the time, Milton Shapp, signed a law, (cited on the … Continue Reading ››