Candidate Profile
Paul N. Lalley

Republican , Pennsylvania

Biography

Name
Paul N. Lalley
Party
Republican
Race
Commonwealth Court Judge
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

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Endorsements

Conservatives

1
Firearms Owners Against Crime, Life PAC - Pennsylvania, Republican Party of Pennsylvania

Reported by Candidate

1
Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Firearms Owners Against Crime

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
3
Local, County, and District Republican Organizations, Pennsylvania Future Fund, State Republican Party Organizations
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
14
Bob Mensch, Build PA PAC, Coalition for People's Property, Family PAC, John C. Rafferty, Jr., Joseph Scarnati III and 8 more

Summary

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LIBERAL

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Questionnaire

Please note: Responses are entered electronically by the candidate and are listed verbatim.

E-mail address for voters to reach you (for publication)

lalley4judge@gmail.com

Phone number for voters to reach you (for publication)

No answer

If you are currently a judge, were you appointed or elected to that position?

Not a Judge

There are times when American judges should alter U.S. case law in order to comply with foreign case law.

Strongly Disagree

Which current Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court best reflects your judicial philosophy?

Scalia

Which of the following U.S. presidents best reflects your political philosophy?

Reagan

In which partisan primary election did you most recently vote (e.g. Democratic, Republican, etc.)?

Republican

If you have ever been a licensed attorney, what is or was the nature of your practice? (e.g., prosecutor, public defender, private practice, etc.) If in private practice, please specify the general area of practice such as criminal defense, family, contracts, property, environmental, etc.

Public sector management labor and employment practice

The U.S. Constitution is a living document that should be re-interpreted rather than adhering to the original intent.

Strongly Disagree

Our state Constitution permits the display of the Ten Commandments in courtrooms.

No Answer

What in the nature of mankind caused America’s Founders to carefully define, separate, and limit powers in the Constitution?

I believe that our Founders feared that human nature includes a tendency towards tyranny once one is given power over others, and, therefore, they created a system to ensure that power is not concentrated in the hands of one individual.

The more people live by Judeo-Christian values, the less government is needed.

Agree

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am a Christian who believes that the values of respect, decency, and love for others are the most important public and private virtues.


Background

Education
  • University of Pennsylania, Philadelphia, Pa, B.A., 1993
  • Dickinson School of Law, Carlisle, PA, J.D., 1996
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • Westminster Early Childhood Education Programs, Member, Board of Directors
  • Pennsylvania School Laws and Rules, Member, Editorial Advisory Board
  • Penn State Alumni Association, Member
  • LaSalle College High School Alumni Association, Member
  • The Pennsylvania Society, Member
Offices
  • None
  • None
 

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