Judge Lester Nauhaus
Former Allegheny County Councilman Charles McCullough and his lawyer finally went to trial Monday on charges brought back in 2009 that he took $200,000 from an elderly woman’s estate.
Judge Lester Nauhaus has ordered former Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin to return to house arrest.
Former Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin has dropped her appeal of her campaign corruption conviction and has submitted drafts of apology letters she is ordered to send to other state judges and former staffers while serving her house arrest sentence.
Former state Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin will face a probation violation hearing Tuesday afternoon.
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.