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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Prosecutors say State Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin will face corruption charges related to the alleged use of her court staff for campaign work.
State Sen. Jane Orie has been convicted in a public corruption trial that took days to argue and several days to decide.
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.
Jury deliberations resumed Sunday morning in the corruption trial of State Sen. Jane Orie.
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.
Jury deliberations will resume at 9 a.m. Saturday in the corruption trial of State Sen. Jane Orie.
The jury began deliberations in the re-trial State Sen. Jane Orie following closing arguments, which got underway this morning.
Judge Jeffrey Manning has delayed the retrial of State Sen. Jane Orie until Superior Court responds to Orie’s latest appeal.
Jury Foreman for the Jane Orie trial, Charles King, joined Robert Mangino on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA.
Senator Orie has a second corruption case scheduled for next month, but her attorney is pleading for it to be thrown out due to double jeopardy.
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