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  State Superior Court
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Superior Court
  Superior Court Judge ('01)  Mary Jane Bowes 2 11 +47.13%
  Superior Court Judge ('01)  John T. Bender 2 11 +43.73%
  Superior Court Judge ('03)  Jack A. Panella 2 13 +38.38%
  Superior Court Judge ('03-B)  Susan Peikes Gantman 1 13 +38.87%
  Superior Court Judge ('07)  Jacqueline O. "Jackie" Shogan 1 17 +38.62%
  Superior Court Judge ('13)  Victor P. "Vic" Stabile 1 13 +3.08%
  Superior Court Judge ('17)  Maria McLaughlin 1 17 +0.48%
  Debbie Kunselman 0 17 +0.82%
  Carolyn H. Nichols 0 17 +0.79%
  Mary Murray 0 17 +1.09%
  Superior Court Judge ('19)  Daniel D. McCaffery 1 19 +0.44%
  Megan McCarthy King 0 19 +1.74%

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Established 00, 1895
Disbanded Still Active
Last Modifiedhillman_pa February 20, 2013 08:14am
Description Overview
The Superior Court of Pennsylvania is the intermediate court of appeal
in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, between the trial court of general
jurisdiction - called the Court of Common Pleas - and the Supreme Court
of Pennsylvania. Appeal to the Superior Court is generally of right from
final decisions of the Court of Common Pleas. Although different panels
of three judges may sit to hear appeals, there is only one Superior Court
(that is, Pennsylvania is not divided into appellate territories). The court is
based in Harrisburg, PA & sits to hear cases in locations across the state.

Under statute, judges gain seniority by length of continuous service on the
Court, elected judges receiving seniority over those serving by appointment.
Judges elected or appointed together determine seniority by lot. The
president judge is chosen by election of the Court to serve a 5-year term.

2013 ELECTIONS for the State Superior Court
Gantman (will be 61 years old) and Panella (will be 58) scheduled for retention votes.


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Jul 30, 2013 11:00am Pennsylvania Superior Court  Jul 30, 2013 11:00am




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