SENATOR STUART GREENLEAF
Chairman of the Judiciary Comm
1998 - Prediction from a future U.S. Attorney
"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 … Continue Reading ››
While this particular site uses Pennsylvania as a model or microcosm it applies to every state and national court system. One word can sum up the cause of the problem - greed. We are a capitalist nation that has lost its compassion at this point in our history. And without sounding too cliche', the root of the cause are lawyers. Their commercial industry has overtaken the most powerful branch of the government, the Judicial Branch - of the most powerful country on Earth. When the Judicial Branch is referred to, it encompasses both the state-level and federal-level branches … Continue Reading ››
Dear Governor Shapp:
You have requested that I prepare an opinion to make as clear as possible the full impact and intent of Act No. 175 of 1974, effective September 17, 1974, and known as the Sunshine Law. This opinion, subject to any future judicial order, shall be binding upon department heads, boards, commissions and officers of the Commonwealth as provided by Section 512 of the Administrative Code, but shall be only advisory as to other governmental bodies.