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PA Supreme Court Chief Justice Reacts to Threats of Impeachment

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March 22, 2018

Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania Thomas G. Saylor released the following statement regarding potential impeachment proceedings against members of the Supreme Court:

“As Chief Justice of Pennsylvania, I am very concerned by the reported filing of impeachment resolutions against Justices of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania related to the Court’s decision about congressional redistricting.

“Threats of impeachment directed against Justices because of their decision in a particular case are an attack upon an independent judiciary, which is an essential component of our constitutional plan of government.”

 

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