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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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Supreme Court Justice Stays Implementation Of Controversial Obamacare Provision

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonya Sotomayor has temporarily blocked a controversial part of Obamacare that affects the availability of contraceptives to women who work for Catholic-affiliated institutions.

01/01/2014

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Friends, Family Demand Justice For Man Allegedly Killed By Son-In-Law

The defendant says he was acting in self-defense and pleaded not guilty.

10/01/2013

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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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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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Testimony Continues in Orie Melvin Trial

The corruption trial of suspended State Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin and her sister Janine Orie continued Monday.

KDKA-TV–01/28/2013

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Jury Selection Begins In Orie-Melvin Trial

Jury selection is now underway in the corruption trial for suspended Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie-Melvin and her sister, Janine.

01/23/2013

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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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More People Calling For Orie Melvin To Temporarily Stop Hearing Cases

Reports that State Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin has been called before an investigating grand jury have led some to ask her to step aside from the high court. Now, another group joined the chorus.

01/18/2012

Should Jordan Brown Receive Adult Justice?

Campaign For Youth Justice CEO Liz Ryan talks with Mike Pintek about her op-ed piece in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.  Liz says children should not be tried as adults as Jordan Brown will be for allegedly […]

06/03/2010

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