Pa. Superior Court Democratic Contenders Focus on Experience in Candidate Forum

Asked to identify the most pressing problems on the court, Daniel McCaffery responded that he was concerned about the “toxic political climate” surrounding the court, and Amanda Green-Hawkins said her biggest concern was bias in the judicial system.

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By Max Mitchell | October 30, 2019 at 04:53 PM

The two Democratic candidates seeking spots on the Pennsylvania Superior Court come from very different legal backgrounds and different regions of the state, but both focused on their experience during a candidate forum Tuesday hosted by Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts.

The hour-long event, which took place at the Central Free Library of Philadelphia, featured candidates Amanda Green-Hawkins, who is associate counsel to the United Steelworkers union, and Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Judge Daniel McCaffery. Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young attorney Karl Myers moderated the event, posing numerous questions to each candidate about their background, judicial philosophy and process.

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