The legislation proposes a judicial selection process with four steps: (1) screening and evaluation by a citizens’ nominating commission that recommends the most qualified candidates to the governor; (2) nomination by the governor of a candidate from the commission’s list; (3) confirmation by the Senate; and (4) after a number of years on the bench, retention in a nonpartisan yes-no vote by the public.
The hearing will take place at 1:30 pm in the Kirby Auditorium at the National Constitution Center at 525 Arch Street.
The hearing is open to the public and free --- no reservations are necessary.
Monday - Friday: 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday: 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106