The Pennsylvania Supreme Court, which lost two justices and much credibility to the state’s pornographic email scandal, is still rebuilding its reputation.
In the Nov. 7 election, voters will have the opportunity to elect a successor for one of the disgraced justices, J. Michael Eakin, who resigned last year. The candidates are Justice Sallie Mundy, a Republican now serving on the Supreme Court on an interim basis, and Allegheny County Common Pleas Judge Dwayne Woodruff, a Democrat whom Pittsburghers remember for his 12 seasons as a defensive back with the Steelers. The Post-Gazette endorses Judge Woodruff, who has worked to improve the reputation and operation of courts before.
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