State Lawmakers Lend Their Voices to Sen. Williams’ Call for Judicial Conduct Reform; Urge AG to Release All Email Addresses in ‘Hategate’

HARRISBURG, Tuesday, Nov. 24 – The call for judicial conduct reform in the wake of the racist, misogynistic and homophobic emails received and forwarded by state Supreme Court Justice Michael Eakin grew louder today as more state lawmakers joined state Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams in his work to restore integrity and decency in the commonwealth’s prosecutorial and appellate networks.

Sen. Williams Steps Up Call for Justice Eakin’s Resignation, Says Graci, Beemer, Byer Must Step Down, Too

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 16, 2015 — Following a meeting with Philadelphia’s community leaders, clergy and civil rights advocates about the email scandal that has ensnared Pennsylvania’s judicial system, state Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams this morning re-stated his call for PA Supreme Court Justice Michael Eakin to resign, demanded the removal of three other officials, and called for a special prosecutor to investigate the attempted cover up.