Thomas Saylor

Chief Justice Says Ethics Board Sent Him 'Letter Of Inquiry'

Aug 26, 2020
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The chief justice of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court received an “informal letter of inquiry” on Wednesday from the board that investigates allegations of wrongdoing by judges, his office confirmed.

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A day after she was formally disciplined for the way she represented Penn State officials during Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse trial, former state Supreme Court Judge Cynthia Baldwin has released an affidavit saying Chief Justice Thomas Saylor inappropriately retaliated against her.

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A Black woman who is a former justice on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has released a sworn affidavit that accuses the court’s chief justice, Thomas Saylor, of complaining to another judge about "her minority agenda."

Cynthia Baldwin, the second Black woman to serve on Pennsylvania's highest court, released the affidavit publicly Thursday, The Philadelphia Inquirer first reported.

GOP Chief Justice Slams Republican Judicial Impeachment Move

Mar 22, 2018
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The Republican chief justice of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court expressed concern Thursday about an effort by several House Republicans to impeach four Democratic justices over their rulings in a congressional redistricting case.

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In 2015, $15.8 million was spent in Pennsylvania's judicial elections, breaking the record for the costliest supreme court race in U.S. history.