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Traffic Court in Philadelphia is gone

PHILADELPHIA – If you wish the traffic courts in Philadelphia to vanish, then your wish is granted. Today, Governor Thomas W. Corbett has signed a bill that will vanish traffic court pronto! This is the consequence of the scandal which happened several months ago after a number of current and ex judges were arrested and

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Pileggi moves to abolish Traffic Court

Motorists in Philadelphia might be able to see some changes this year as, Dominic Pileggi, Republican leader of the state Senate, is prepared to present bills abolishing the Philadelphia Traffic Court. This is the result of an investigation commissioned by the state’s chief justice that discovered a widespread ticket-fixing for drivers who are known by

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Pennsylvania House of Representatives Approves a Measure to Disband Philadelphia Traffic Court

The House of Representatives in Pennsylvania joined the State Senate to abolish the allegedly corrupt Philadelphia Traffic Court by a vote of 117 to 81. State Senator Dominic Pileggi sponsored the measure  through Senate Bill number 33 which approves the abolition of the Philadelphia Traffic Court from the state constitution. A further initiative sponsored by

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Fed judges denied dropping ticket fixing charges

After a sweeping indictment of Philadelphia traffic court, a judge in the federal court declined to drop a case involving ticket-fixing charges. According to court record, there are six judges plus three others who were charged with traffic ticket scam, they claimed that there is no evidence to prove that they, defendants, received kickbacks and

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House Votes to Eliminate PhillyTraffic Court

June 5, 2013 Following the most emotional dissent coming from Dem – Philadelphia, the House gave a 117- 81 on Senate Bill 333. This involves a process of amending Pa’s Constitution so it would definitely end the life of the Traffic Court. A final vote is expected within the week. Philadelphia Traffic Court was facing so

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