Italian parliament at loggerheads over supreme court judge

(AGI) Rome, Sept 23 - Democratic Party parliamentarians willcast blank votes on Tuesday in efforts to expedite to theappointment of a new judge at Italy's supreme ConstitutionalCourt. With government coalition parties at loggerheads overwho should fill the post, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's partysignalled that while it would not insist on swaying parliamentin favour of its own candidate, Luciano Violante, it wouldensure the quorum is reached. . .

(AGI) Rome, Sept 23 - Democratic Party parliamentarians willcast blank votes on Tuesday in efforts to expedite to theappointment of a new judge at Italy's supreme ConstitutionalCourt. With government coalition parties at loggerheads overwho should fill the post, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's partysignalled that while it would not insist on swaying parliamentin favour of its own candidate, Luciano Violante, it wouldensure the quorum is reached. . .