Micah Mahjoubian

Member since: Friday, 16 September 2016
Last Visit: Tuesday, 07 July 2020
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What has been the general nature of your practice?
Why do you consider yourself qualified to be judge?
What is it about our criminal justice system that inspires you?
What about our current criminal justice system do you believe needs to be reformed?
As a judge, what would your sentencing philosophy be?
Have you ever woken up in the middle of the night thinking about a case and wishing you had handled something differently? If so, please describe one situation.
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On Monday, April 1, the 13 member Policy Committee of the Philadelphia Democratic Party met to decide which of the remaining 34 candidates for Common Pleas and Municipal Court would be selected for a party endorsement. The committee made the following recommendations, which must still be ratified...

Created: 02 April 2019
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As of close of business on Friday, the first 12 judicial candidates for Common Pleas and Municipal Court Judge have filed nominating petitions, making them official candidates for office. The following candidates have filed:

Created: 09 March 2019
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Listed below are candidates that have either publicly stated they are running for judge in Philadelphia in 2019, or are rumored to be running. If they have made their candidacy public, their status is marked "active." If their candidacy is speculated, their status is marked "rumored." Candidates...

Created: 18 May 2017
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The first 10 candidates have now completed our questionnaire and those responses have been added to their profiles. Click their names below to read more about them.

Created: 05 February 2017
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As the campaign season progresses, we will continue to update the site with more information about each potential and actual judicial candidate in the field. As we have done in the past, we will keep you updated on who actually files to become a candidate, and who withdrawals from the race, as...

Created: 26 January 2017
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Created: 17 January 2017
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The Philadelphia Bar Association's Commission on Judicial Selection and Retention is one of the few organizations that conducts a substantive review of each candidate that runs for judge of a Philadelphia Court. The commission thoroughly reviews each candidate on criteria such as legal ability,...

Created: 03 January 2011
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Without a doubt, the biggest influencer of judicial elections is the Philadelphia Democratic Party. Each cycle, the leadership of the party meets to endorse a diverse slate of candidates. The ground troops of the party, known as committee people, will often stand at polling places throughout the...

Created: 02 January 2011
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PhillyJudges is a web project developed and maintained by local civic activist Micah Mahjoubian in his spare time. Micah has over 20 years of experience in deploying technology to effect civic change. It all started when he developed his first voter database for a state representative campaign he...

Created: 01 January 2011
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Primary Election Day is May 21, 2019, and polls are open from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM. To find out where you vote, check out the website of the Philadelphia City Commissioners. They have a handy web app that will show you where your polling place is and give you directions on how to get there. You can...

Created: 31 December 2010
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