State Senate Leader Proposes Eliminating Phila. Traffic Court

, The Legal Intelligencer

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The Republican state Senate majority leader announced Friday that he will introduce legislation that, if enacted, would abolish the Philadelphia Traffic Court and transfer its caseload to Philadelphia Municipal Court. The legislative push comes in the wake of the First Judicial District's internal report last Thanksgiving, which painted the court as having "two tracks of justice - one for the connected and another for the unwitting general public."

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