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New Justice Will Not Participate In Act 13 Ruling
July 18, 2013
Newly-appointed Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Correale Stevens will not participate in ruling on the legality of Act 13 or on any other case that has gone through oral argument. With only six justices participating in the decision, the Act 13 decision could end up in a tie vote that would effectively affirm the Commonwealth Court’s July 2012 opinion.