decided: October 24, 1989.
IN RE MATTER OF JUSTICE STEPHEN A. ZAPPALA
Petition for declaratory relief and leave to file original process.
Howard M. Holmes, Charles W. Johns, Philadelphia, for petitioner.
William P. Bresnahan, Pittsburgh, for intervenor.
Nix, C.j., and Larsen, Flaherty, McDermott and Papadakos, JJ. Zappala, J., did not participate in the consideration or decision in this matter.
Author: Per Curiam
[ 523 Pa. Page 135]
And now, this 24th day of October, 1989, following oral argument, it is hereby ORDERED that the Petition of the Court Administrator of Pennsylvania, seeking declaratory relief be and is hereby GRANTED and that upon the filing of declaration of candidacy for retention election pursuant to Section 15(b) of Article V of the Pennsylvania Constitution the name of Justice Stephen A. Zappala be placed on the ballot for retention election in November, 1991, and if successfully retained to begin his retention term of office on the first Monday of January, 1992. Sprague v. Casey, 520 Pa. 38, 550 A.2d 184 (1988).
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