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Appeals Court Upholds Orie Melvin’s Conviction, Alters Terms Of Apology

A former Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice convicted of corruption was spared on Thursday the further embarrassment of having to write her court-ordered apologies to every judge in the state on photos of herself in handcuffs.

08/21/2014

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Orie Melvin’s House Arrest Sentence Dropped

The house arrest sentence for former state Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin has been dropped, but could mean she’ll see jail time.

11/15/2013

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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’s Lawyers: ‘Venomous Attack’ On Ex-Jurist

Attorneys for Joan Orie Melvin accused prosecutors of launching a “venomous personal attack” on the former Supreme Court justice because they believe she should have been sent to prison in the wake of her campaign corruption conviction.

10/12/2013

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Orie Melvin Re-Sentenced

Judge Lester Nauhaus has re-sentenced former Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin to three consecutive one-year terms of house arrest “out of an abundance of caution,” fearing that his original three-year sentence may not have been technically correct.

05/14/2013

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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 State Supreme Court Vacancy Has Impact On Drilling

The impact of the conviction and resignation of former Justice Joan Orie Melvin is already being felt with a stalled decision on a matter of vital importance.

04/04/2013

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House Judiciary Committee Leader Begins Impeachment Process Against Justice Melvin

She 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.

02/22/2013

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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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Prosecutors: Taxpayers Cheated Over $30K By Orie Melvin Campaigns

The corruption trial for suspended State Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin resumed Thursday morning.

02/07/2013

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Former Law Clerk Testifies In Orie Melvin Case

Suspended state Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin’s former law clerk took the stand Friday to accuse the justice of directing political campaign work by her state-funded staff, when Melvin was still a Superior Court judge.

02/01/2013

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Testimony Resumes In Orie Melvin Corruption Trial

The corruption trial of Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin and her sister, Janine Orie continues Tuesday.

01/29/2013

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