Certain members of the Board of Governors of the Philadelphia Bar Association aren’t too happy with a recent statement by its chancellor denouncing a ruling by a local municipal court judge in a rape case, a source familiar with the situation has said.
At least one member has come out publicly against Chancellor Jane Leslie Dalton’s comments, which were issued Tuesday. Dalton said Municipal Court Judge Teresa Carr Deni’s ruling in a rape case that brought charges against a man who allegedly raped a prostitute at gunpoint down from rape to “theft of services” was a “miscarriage of justice.”
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