HISTORICAL SOCIETY

of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania

PUBLICATIONS and PRESENTATIONS

PUBLICATIONS

This page includes links to books, articles, other publications and video presentations written by or about Judges of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania.

Books about the Superior Court

Keystone of Justice – a book published in 2002 detailing the history of the Pennsylvania Superior Court from 1895 through 2001 – written by the Hon. Patrick R. Tamilia and John J. Hare, Esq.

Superior Court Ceremonial Sessions – a two volume set of special ceremonial sessions of the Superior Court including the installation ceremonies of the commissioned judges – edited by the Hon. John T. Bender

Books and Other Publications Written by Superior Court Judges

The Pennsylvania Sexual Violence Benchbook, Magisterial District Judge Edition 2011 – written by the Hon. Jack A. Panella

The Pennsylvania Sexual Violence Benchbook, 3rd Edition 2015 – written by the Hon. Jack A. Panella

The Pennsylvania Restitution Benchbook 2020 – written by the Hon. Alice Beck Dubow, Hon. Judith Ference Olson, Hon. Jack A. Panella, and Hon. Victor P. Stabile

Sexual Assault Judicial Trial Packet (2018) – a project chaired by the Hon. Victor P. Stabile and conceived and coordinated by the Hon. Jack A. Panella

Relinquishment of Firearms Judicial Bench Cards (2019) – written by the Hon. Jack A. Panella

Articles and Journals written by Superior Court Judges

Note, “Implied Right of Habitability in a Lease” (1974) – written by the Hon. Maureen E. Lally-Green Duquesne Law Review 12Duq.L.Rev.665 

Comment, “Women and Credit” (1974) – written by the Hon. Maureen E. Lally-Green Duquesne Law Review 12Duq.L.Rev.863 

Sterilization in Pennsylvania (1981) – written by Hon. Phyllis W. Beck and Carole W. Soskis, Esq. Temple Law Quarterly

Foreword: Pennsylvania Supreme Court Review 1982 (1983) – written by Hon. Phyllis W. Beck Temple Political & Civil Rights Law Review

The New Bankruptcy Procedures For Rejection of Collective Bargaining Agreements: Is the Pendulum Swinging Back? (1985) – written by the Hon. Maureen E. Lally-Green Duquesne Law Review  23Duq.L.Rev.939 

Affirmative Action Under the Equal Protection Clauses and Title VII: The Applicable Test Should Be Identical (1988) – written by the Hon. Maureen E. Lally-Green Duquesne Law Review  26Duq.L.Rev.295 

Is AIDS a Handicap under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 After School Board v. Arline and the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987? (1988) – written by the Hon. Maureen E. Lally-Green University of Toledo Law Review 19 U.Tol.L.Rev.603 

What Computer Support Should A Judge Have? (1989) – written by the Hon. Richard B. Klein and Patricia R. Lykos, Esq. The Judges’ Journal, American Bar Association

A Blueprint for Judicial Reform in Pennsylvania (1989) – written by Hon. Phyllis W. Beck Temple Law Review

Flexibility in the Legal Workplace: An Idea Whose Time Is Long Overdue (1990) – written by the Hon. Maureen E. Lally-Green Saint Louis University Law Journal 34 St.LouisU.L.J.643 

The Implications of Inadequate Maternity Leave Policies Under Title VII (1991) – written by the Hon. Maureen E. Lally-Green Vermont Law Review 16Vt.L.Rev.223 

An Analysis of the Impact of the Pennsylvania Equal Rights Amendment (1993) – written by Hon. Phyllis W. Beck and Joanne Alfano Baker, Esq. Widener Journal of Public Law

Appellate Review in a Sentencing Guidelines Jurisdiction: The Pennsylvania Experience (1993) – written by Hon. Joseph A. Del Sole Duquesne Law Review

Foreword: Stepping over the Procedural Threshold in the Presentation of State Constitutional Claims (1995) – written by Hon. Phyllis W. Beck Temple Law Review

Opinion Writing Assistance Involving Law Clerks: What I Tell Them (1995) – written by the Hon. Richard B. Klein The Judges’ Journal, American Bar Association

Foreword: As Equals Without Being Alike (1996) – written by Hon. Phyllis W. Beck Temple Political & Civil Rights Law Review

Not Even Dicta (1996) – written by Hon. Stephen J. McEwen, Jr. St. John’s Journal of Legal Commentary

Low-Tech Automated Jury Instructions (1996) – written by the Hon. Richard B. Klein The Judges’ Journal, American Bar Association

Curtis v. Kline: The Pennsylvania Supreme Court Declares Act 62 Unconstitutional – A Triumph for Equal Protection Law (1996) – written by the Hon. Vincent A. Cirillo Duquesne Law Review

The European Union – Where Is It Now (1996) – written by the Hon. Maureen E. Lally-Green and Hon. John P. Flaherty Duquesne Law Review  34Duq.L.Rev.923 

The Metamorphosis of the Family (1997) – written by Hon. Phyllis W. Beck Temple Political & Civil Rights Law Review

Time on Appeal in State Intermediate Appellate Courts (1998) – written by Hon. Stephen J McEwen, Jr.  The Judges Journal, American Bar Association

Fundamental Rights in the European Union (1998) – written by the Hon. Maureen E. Lally-Green and Hon. John P. Flaherty Duquesne Law Review  36Duq.L.Rev.249 

Foreword: New Roles, No Rules? Redefining Lawyers Work (1999) – written by Hon. Phyllis W. Beck Temple Law Review

State Constitutional Analysis of Pretext Stops: Racial Profiling and Policy Concerns (1999) – written by Hon. Phyllis W. Beck and Patricia A. Daly, Esq.  Temple Law Review

Guidelines and Recommendations Relating to Computer Support for Judges (1999) – written by the Hon. Richard B. Klein The Judges’ Journal, American Bar Association

TV or Not TV: The Telecast of Appellate Arguments in Pennsylvania (2000) – written by Hon. Stephen J. McEwen, Jr.  Journal of Appellate Practice and Process

Pennsylvania’s Equal Rights Amendment: What Does It Portend for the Future (2001) – written by Hon. Phyllis W. Beck and Patricia A. Daly, Esq.  Temple Law Review

The Courts and Treatment Decisions for the Mentally Ill and Mentally Impaired – An Imperfect Solution (2003) – written by Hon. Anne E. Lazarus 12TempPolCivRtsLRev349

Exporting Judicial Reform (2003) – written by the Hon. Phyllis W. Beck and Lynn A. Marks, Esq. Pennsylvania Lawyer Magazine PBA

Insight and Analysis of the Fourteenth Amendment: A Foreword (2003) – written by Hon. Phyllis W. Beck and Patricia A. Daly, Esq.  Temple Political & Civil Rights Law Review

Finding Common Ground Between Governmental Branches: The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Partners Program (2004) – written by Hon. Jack A. Panella The Judges’ Journal, American Bar Association

The Intermediate Appellate Courts of Pennsylvania (2005) – written by the Hon. Stephen J. McEwen Justice System Journal

Private Justice or Public Right? (2008) – written by the Hon. Mary Jane Bowes and Megan Bode, Esq. Pennsylvania Lawyer Magazine PBA

A Judge’s Advice for Effective E-mail Communication (2008) – written by the Hon. Richard B. Klein Pennsylvania Lawyer Magazine PBA

Essay, Tribute to the Supreme Court’s Justice Cappy (2009) – written by the Hon. Maureen E Lally-Green Duquesne Law Review 47Duq.L.Rev.555 

Judges Agrees with Judges (2009) – written by the Hon. Richard B. Klein Pennsylvania Lawyer Magazine PBA

Pro Bono: A Case for Judicial Intervention, Or How the Judiciary Can Help Bridge the Justice Gap in America (2009) – written by the Hon. Anne Lazarus Pa. Bar Association Quarterly

An Independent Judiciary: The Role of Chief Justice Cappy (2009) – written by Hon. Joseph A. Del Sole and William S.Stickman, Esq.  Duquesne Law Review

20 Tips On How Not To Write An Appellate Brief (2010) – written by the Hon. Richard B. Klein and Lisa Nobile Pettit, Esq. Pennsylvania Lawyer Magazine PBA

An Idea Whose Time Has Come: Certified Legal Interns As Oral Advocates in the Pennsylvania Appellate Courts (2011) – written by the Hon. Maureen E. Lally-Green Duquesne Law Review

Thoughts from the Bench (2016) – written by the Hon. Mary Jane BowesPennsylvania Lawyer Magazine PBA

Interview with the Judge (2016) – written by Theodore C. Tanski, Esq. and Inder Deep Paul with the Hon. Victor P. Stabile Pennsylvania Lawyer Magazine PBA

Persuasive Citation and the Superior Court: The Time has Come! (2019) – written by the Hon. Mary Jane Bowes Pennsylvania Lawyer Magazine PBA

From the Moment I Heard ‘Cancer’ (2019) – written by the Hon. Correale F. Stevens Pennsylvania Lawyer Magazine PBA

Up Close and Personal Video Oral Arguments Before the Superior Court (2020) – written by the Hon. Mary Jane Bowes Pennsylvania Lawyer Magazine PBA

PRESENTATIONS

Video Presentations written by Superior Court Judges

The Judicial Branch – Pennsylvania’s Unified Judicial System 2009

Training for Guardians ad Litem with PJE Susan Gantman (2013)

The Superior Court of Pennsylvania

Sexual Violence Bench Card Project 2017 – written by the Hon. Victor P. Stabile

Sexual Violence Bench Card Project 2017 – written by the Hon. Jack A. Panella