Ex-Sen. Jane Orie Appeals Conviction To Federal CourtFormer Pennsylvania Sen. Jane Orie filed a federal appeal Wednesday of her state criminal conviction and prison sentence, arguing as she has previously without success in state court that a second trial amounted to double jeopardy.
Taxes Go Up When States Have Higher Public CorruptionPublic corruption is no stranger to this state, whether it's Republicans like former Pennsylvania Sen. Jane Orie and House Speaker John Perzel or Democrats like former Pennsylvania Rep. Mike Veon and House Speaker Bill DeWeese.
Court Denies Ex-Sen. Jane Orie's Corruption AppealA three-judge state Superior Court panel has rejected former state Sen. Jane Orie's appeal of her conviction and subsequent prison sentence for campaign corruption and with introducing forged evidence, which resulted in a mistrial before her eventual conviction.
Ex-State Sen. Jane Orie Released From PrisonFormer Republican state Sen. Jane Orie, who was convicted of using her legislative staff for her sister's campaign for state Supreme Court judge, has been released from prison after serving less than two years.
Former Pa. Sen. Jane Orie To Be Released From State PrisonJane Orie's attorney says the former state senator will be released from state prison on Sunday, barely 20 months after she began serving a two-and-a-half to 10-year sentence.
Judge Accuses Orie Melvin’s Defense Of Not Following Rules At Probation Violation HearingFormer state Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin will face a probation violation hearing Tuesday afternoon.
Orie Melvin Sentenced To 3 Years House ArrestFormer state Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin is expected to be sentenced Tuesday after being found guilty in a corruption trial earlier this year.
House Judiciary Committee Leader Begins Impeachment Process Against Justice MelvinShe may be a felon convicted on six counts of public corruption, but Justice Joan Orie Melvin is still a member of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court -- for now.
Orie Melvin, Sister Found Guilty In Corruption TrialThe 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.
Jury Deliberations Resume In Orie Melvin TrialPITTSBURGH (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.
Jury Begins Deliberations In Orie Melvin Trial Closing arguments have started as the Joan Orie Melvin corruption trial wraps up Friday.
Defense Rests In Orie Melvin Trial, Closing Arguments Set For FridayThe 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.