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November Team

November 13, 2013

For a summary of the caselaw, click here.

For a collection of research materials, click here.  Clicking on this link will pull up the following materials:

In re Carney, 2013 Pa. LEXIS 2586 (Pa. October 30, 2013)

In re: Apollo, 2013 WL 4083236 (3d Cir. Aug. 14, 2013).

Barnes v. Keller, 62 A.3d 382, 387 (Pa.Super. 2012) (Lazarus, J., concurring).

U.S. v. Bergrin, 682 F.3d 261 (3d Cir. 2012).

United States v. Ciavarella, 716 F.3d 705 (3d Cir. 2013).

Commonwealth v. Druce, 848 A.2d 104 (Pa. 2004).

United States v. Kennedy, 682 F.3d 244 (3d Cir. 2012).

Ligon, et al. v. City of New York, et al., 2013 WL 5835441 (2d Cir. Oct. 31, 2013).

Office of Disciplinary Counsel v. Surrick, 749 A.2d 441 (Pa. 2000).

Commonwealth v. Parker, No. MC-51-CR-18485-2011 (filed Nov. 21, 2011).

Rohm and Haas Co. v. Lin, 992 A.2d 132 (Pa.Super. 2010).



D'Annuzio, P.J.  "FJD Awards of More Than $1 Million Increase Slightly."  The Legal Intelligencer, Nov. 4, 2013. 



Gialanella, David.  "Judges Allegedly Breached Ethics by Keeping Company with Accused Felon."  New Jersey Law Journal, Sep. 25, 2013.  http://www.law.com/jsp/nj/PubArticleFriendlyNJ.jsp?id=1202620723817#.


Hamblett, Mark.  "Second Circuit Removes Judge in Stop-and-Frisk Case."  New York Law Journal, Nov. 1, 2013.  Vol P. 2588, at 4.


Heallen, Jeremy.  "Texas Judge Cops to Abuse of Office Charges, Resigns."  Law 360, Sep. 19, 2013.  http://www.law360.com/articles/474097/texas-judge-cops-to-abuse-of-office-charges-resigns.


"Judicial Hellholes:  2011-12."  American Tort Reform Foundationhttp://www.judicialhellholes.org/2011-12/philadelphia/.


"Judicial Hellholes:  2012-13."  American Tort Reform Foundationhttp://www.judicialhellholes.org/2012-13/philadelphia/.


McCoy, Craig R.  "If Retained, Chief Justice Castille Vows Ethics Push."  The Philadelphia Inquirer, Nov. 1, 2013.  http://articles.philly.com/2013-11-01/news/43563413_1_chief-justice-castille-state-bar-association-judges.


Roosevelt, Kermit; Charles J. Ogletree, Jr.; Nancy Gertner; David Lat; Deborah Rhode.  "The Appearance of Impartiality."  The New York Times, November 3-5, 2013.  http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2013/11/03/judges-appearance-of-impartiality.


Rosenthal, Jeffrey N.  "Facebook Gives New Meaning to the Phrase 'Friend of the Court.'"  The Legal Intelligencer, Sep. 27, 2013. http://www.law.com/jsp/pa/PubArticleFriendlyPA.jsp?id=1202621081923#.



Code of Judicial Conduct, Canon 2.  207 Pa. Code Canon 2 (2013).

Code of Judicial Conduct, Canon 4.  207 Pa. Code Canon 4 (2013).

General Court Regulation No. 2012-01:  In re: Mass Tort and Asbestos Programs, (Feb. 15, 2012).

Guilty Plea in U.S. v. Powell.

Supreme Court Committee Draft of Judicial Canons.