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Meet the candidates in a crowded Lebanon City judicial race

Five candidates are vying for a seat in the northeast section of the city of Lebanon: James Capello, Aurelis Figueroa, Erik Itzen, Anthony Magaro and Sean Maguire.

By Alanna Elder/WITF

Some Pa. judges enjoy light workloads as taxpayers pay millions for salaries, pensions, health care

A yearlong investigation by PennLive and Spotlight PA found huge variations in how much time each judge spends in the courtroom. Many also work second jobs as lawyers, business owners.

By Daniel Simmons-Ritchie/Spotlight PA and Christine Vendel/PennLive

Pa. Auditor General calls for more training, closer scrutiny of district judges

A former Erie County magisterial district judge’s misclassification of civil claims has sparked a call from the state’s auditor general for closer scrutiny of these local judges, as well as giving them more training.

By Jan Murphy/PennLive

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