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Pennsylvania State Government May 15, 2007 Election
 Smart Voter Paul P. Panepinto

Candidate for
Justice; Pennsylvania Supreme Court; Republican Party

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Biographical Highlights
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Judge, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas
  • Received the highest possible recommendation from Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Worked his way through law school while serving as a probation officer; was elected to the bench in 1991
  • Serves on the Court of Judicial Discipline, hearing cases where formal charges have been filed against judicial officers
  • Earned Bachelor's and Master's degrees from Villanova University, Juris Doctor degree from Widener University
  • Administrative Judge of Family Court for 4 years, having saved taxpayer dollars and allowing much-needed resources to be directed to criminal trials
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association calls him "an outstanding candidate for the position of justice of the Supreme Court"
Top Priorities if Elected
  • Strict interpretation of the law; a strict constructionist in the mold of Antonin Scalia
  • Openness and transparency in the system to ensure the integrity of the courts
  • Reforming the judicial system to promote merit over political connections
Key Endorsements
  • "Highly Recommended" by Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • The Morning Call (Allentown) and The Philadelphia Daily News
  • Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation PAC
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