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Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Administration of Justice, Crime & Law, Government & Public Administration

Mission: Our mission is to ensure that Pennsylvania has fair and impartial courts that serve all Pennsylvanians.

Results: Most recently, we released our Report and Recommendations on Improving Pennsylvania's Judicial Discipline Process.

Target demographics: All Pennsylvanians

Direct beneficiaries per year: Court users

Geographic areas served: Pennsylvania

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Rating: 5

Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts may be primarily known for it advocacy for merit selection of judges. Lesser is known for its many other important activities, such as:

1. Participation in continuing legal education programs related to judicial independence and ethics
2. Involvement in a challenge to federal campaign finance laws
3. Efforts to improve the jury system, increase the number and diversity of citizens reporting for jury duty, and enhance the juror experience.
4. Advocacy for a new Family Court facility in Philadelphia.

The the above are only some of PMC's activities to increase public faith in our judicial system.