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Corruption Trial

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Judge Accuses Orie Melvin’s Defense Of Not Following Rules At Probation Violation Hearing

Former state Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin will face a probation violation hearing Tuesday afternoon.

10/15/2013

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Orie Melvin Sentenced To 3 Years House Arrest

Former state Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin is expected to be sentenced Tuesday after being found guilty in a corruption trial earlier this year.

05/07/2013

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Orie Melvin, Sister Found Guilty In Corruption Trial

The jury has found suspended state Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin and her sister, Janine Orie guilty on all but one count in a campaign corruption trial.

02/21/2013

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Jury Deliberations Resume In Orie Melvin Trial

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A jury has resumed its deliberations in the campaign corruption trial of suspended state Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin and her sister, Janine Orie.

02/19/2013

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Jury Begins Deliberations In Orie Melvin Trial

Closing arguments have started as the Joan Orie Melvin corruption trial wraps up Friday.

02/15/2013

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Defense Rests In Orie Melvin Trial, Closing Arguments Set For Friday

The defense has rested without calling either defendant to the stand in the corruption trial of suspended State Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin and her sister Janine Orie.

02/13/2013

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Trial Underway In Orie-Melvin Case

Prosecutors tried to paint a conspiracy among sisters during the first day of the corruption trial for Joan Orie-Melvin and Janine Orie. But the sisters’ lawyers say that is not true.

01/25/2013

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Lawyers For Orie Melvin In Court To Review Pre-Trial Issues

Attorneys for suspended Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin and her sister Janine Orie were in court Friday morning to review a number of pre-trial issues in their corruption trial.

09/14/2012

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Former State Rep. DeWeese Reports To Prison

Accompanied by his girlfriend, former State Rep. Bill DeWeese, of Waynesburg, reported to the Dauphin County Prison.

05/14/2012

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Orie’s Attorney ‘Disappointed’ With Verdict

State Sen. Jane Orie has been convicted in a public corruption trial that took days to argue and several days to decide.

03/27/2012

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Orie Found Guilty On 14 Of 24 Counts

The jury has reached a verdict in the corruption trial of State Sen. Jane Orie. Jurors have found State Sen. Jane Orie guilty on two counts of theft of services and guilty of conspiracy, guilty of forgery and not guilty of perjury.

03/26/2012

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Deliberations Conclude For Night In Orie Corruption Trial

Jury deliberations resumed Sunday morning in the corruption trial of State Sen. Jane Orie.

03/25/2012

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Jury Reaches Impasse In Orie Trial, Deliberations To Continue

Jury deliberations ended Saturday evening in another day of the corruption trial of State Sen. Jane Orie. The jury retired for the night around 8 p.m. They will resume deliberations Sunday.

03/24/2012

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Deliberations To Resume In Orie Corruption Trial

Jury deliberations will resume at 9 a.m. Saturday in the corruption trial of State Sen. Jane Orie.

03/23/2012

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Deliberations To Resume Friday In Orie Corruption Trial

The jury began deliberations in the re-trial State Sen. Jane Orie following closing arguments, which got underway this morning.

03/22/2012

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