Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Court of Judicial Discipline Upholds its Removal of Judge Lokuta

In a 4-3 vote, the Court of Judicial Discipline on Monday, January 4, 2010 issued an Order upholding its decision to remove Lokuta from office. The majority held that it did not believe that any after discovered evidence, including evidence concerning former Judges Conahan and Ciavarella required the Court to reverse its prior decision.

For more details, I provide you to the link to an article by in the Times Leader for your review: http://www.timesleader.com/news/Court-of-Judicial-Discipline-split-on-Lokuta-sanction.html. Note that the article itself provides a link to the Opinion of the Court of Judicial Discipline as well.

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