Skip to comments.Inquirer Editorial: Time to stop playing favorites in Traffic Court (Philadelphia's ticket fixing)
Posted on 01/20/2013 12:41:17 PM PST by Libloather
Senate Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi has stepped into the leadership void left by a state Supreme Court that seems more concerned with quelling embarrassment than fixing the historically dysfunctional Philadelphia Traffic Court.
Pileggi wants to abolish the city's Traffic Court and transfer its authority over moving violations to Municipal Court. The Delaware County Republican's proposal comes in the wake of a scathing report documenting widespread ticket-fixing at Traffic Court for the friends and families of the politically connected.
The report was ordered by Supreme Court Justice Ronald D. Castille after the FBI raided judges' homes and the court. It detailed a culture of ticket-fixing, and also reported how Supreme Court Justice Seamus McCaffery met with a court official regarding a ticket that had been issued to his wife. The ticket was dismissed. McCaffery has denied any wrongdoing.
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Corruption in Philly ?
I’m shocked. SHOCKED I say !!!
Prosecute the Rats.
That and worse are being done all over our country, even in the most rural and upscale of locales. Our nation is becoming a regime of cronyism, briberies and outrageous robberies of the more moral citizens. We are also seeing consequences and how those consequences continue to be answered with more rebellion and hatred by the proud.
Philly corruption Pinger.