Jun 17 2008

Court Reform Coalition Partners

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Many organizations and individuals across the state support Merit Selection of appellate judges in Pennsylvania. Groups that support Merit Selection represent a wide range of interests, and include a variety of political viewpoints.

If you’d like to add your name or group to the growing list of those that want Merit Selection for Pennsylvania’s appellate judges, please contact us at info@pmcaction.org.

Community & Civic Groups:

American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania

Americans for Democratic Action

American Judicature Society

Black Clergy of Philadelphia and Vicinity

Committee of Seventy

Common Cause of Pennsylvania

Homeless Advocacy Project

Jewish Social Policy Action Network

Justice At Stake Campaign

League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania

League of Women Voters of Philadelphia

NAACP — Philadelphia

Pennsylvania Council of Churches

Pennsylvanians For Modern Courts

Pennsylvania Institutional Law Project

PMCAction

The Philadelphia Council Of Clergy

Urban League Of Philadelphia

Women’s Law Project

Women Vote PA

 

Businesses & Business Groups:

AAA Mid-Atlantic, Inc.

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.

Arkema, Inc.

Association of Corporate Counsel Delaware Valley Chapter

Comcast

Committee For Economic Development

Dow Advanced Materials

DuPont Corporation

FMC Corporation

Furia Rubel Communications, Inc.

GlaxoSmithKline

Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce

Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Central Philadelphia

IKON Office Solutions, Inc.

Merck & Co., Inc.

The Northeast Pennsylvania Manufacturers and Employers Association

Pennsylvania Business Council

Pennsylvania Chamber Of Business And Industry

Pennsylvania Chemical Industry Council

Pennsylvania Manufacturers’ Association

Ricoh Americas Corporation

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

 

Legal Groups:

Allegheny County Bar Association

American Bar Association

Barristers’ Association of Philadelphia

Community Legal Services of Philadelphia

Education Law Center of Pennsylvania

The O’Connor Judicial Selection Initiative

The Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System at the Universityof Denver

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Pennsylvania Defense Institute

Pennsylvania Institutional Law Project

Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel

Philadelphia Bar Association

Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia

 

Current & Former Governors:

Tom Corbett, Governor

Edward G. Rendell, Former Governor

Tom Ridge, Former Governor

Richard Thornburgh, Former Governor

Mark Schweiker, Former Governor

 

Editorial Boards:

Allentown Morning Call

Centre Daily Times

Erie Times-News

Harrisburg Patriot-News

Herald Standard (Unionville, PA)

The Legal Intelligencer

Philadelphia Daily News

Philadelphia Inquirer

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Reading Eagle

Scranton Times-Tribune

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3 Responses to “Court Reform Coalition Partners”

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