Judicial remap amendment is on hold – for now. The risk remains | Mark O’Keefe

BY: - February 26, 2021

Once again, the Pennsylvania Legislature is proving that it's an institution full of uncertainty and unpredictability.


The real purpose of judicial gerrymandering, explained | Editorial Cartoon

BY: - February 13, 2021

A proposed constitutional amendment would radically change the way Pa. elects its statewide appellate court judges.


Another problem with judicial districts: The threat of judicial extremism | Marc Stier

BY: - January 24, 2021

One of the most important political adages is “beware unintended consequences.” That judicial gerrymandering might lead to judicial extremism is one that should concern us.


Dozens of labor leaders, advocates call on lawmakers to drop judicial gerrymandering plan | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - January 19, 2021

The proposed change to the way Pa. elects appellate court judges is 'the largest attempt to disenfranchise Pennsylvanians in the history of our Commonwealth,' labor leaders and advocates say.


How Trumpism is threatening judicial independence in Pennsylvania | Opinion

BY: - September 21, 2020

A bill now before the Legislature is nothing more than judicial gerrymandering. We must fight to safeguard the independence of our judiciary.

Sen. John DiSanto announces a licensing reform bill on Wednesday, May 22.

DiSanto failed Pa. voters on redistricting reform | Opinion

BY: - September 18, 2020

I would urge his constituents to consider that any of his statements need to be taken with large amounts of salt.


When will Sen. John DiSanto’s actions on redistricting reform match his rhetoric? | Opinion

BY: - August 12, 2020

The Republican lawmaker knows there's widespread public support for redistricting reform in Pennsylania. Why won't he let those bills come to a vote?


In Harrisburg and D.C., the GOP meddling with our courts is a threat to democracy | Bruce Ledewitz

BY: - July 29, 2020

A proposed amendment creating statewide judicial districts would clearly disadvantage voters of color. If it ever reaches the ballot, it should be defeated.


Pa. Senate GOP’s judicial gerrymandering plan is a threat to our democracy | Opinion

BY: - July 14, 2020

This proposal would give legislators enormous power over the political makeup of the Supreme Court and other appellate courts.