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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 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, 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

Some Unity Twp. Shelter Dogs Still Need Adopted

A Unity Township animal rescue forced to get rid of more than 50 dogs has successfully adopted out 13 of them.

12/28/2012

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More Than 50 Dogs Could Be Put Down If Not Adopted From Unity Twp. Rescue

A total of 78 dogs living on just one acre of land next to homes has neighbors fed up and the owner of the rescue operation is asking for help.

12/21/2012

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Voter ID Law Case Sent Back To Commonwealth Court

PennDOT is changing the requirements for IDs, making it easier for everyone to get one before the November election. Now all you need is your Social Security number, but opponents say the change comes too late.

09/25/2012

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Pa. Supreme Court Hears Arguments On Voter ID Law

Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court heard arguments Thursday morning over the state’s new voter ID law. At issue is whether the new law, requiring each voter to show valid photo identification, poses an unnecessary burden on the right to vote.

09/13/2012

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Ex-Employees Testifiy At Judge Orie Melvin’s Preliminary Hearing

State Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin’s preliminary hearing on nine criminal counts began Monday in Pittsburgh. Melvin is charged with using state-paid staff to run for election to the state Supreme Court.

07/30/2012

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State Supreme Court Orders Orie Melvin Out Of Office

It didn’t take long for the locks to be changed at the office suite of PA Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin in the Grant Building on Friday. An unusual court order from her colleagues on the high court ordered her out of the office.

05/18/2012

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Could There Be 2 Pa. Primaries At Double The Cost?

The Pennsylvania Primary is April 24. But could there be a second primary later this year – at double the expense to taxpayers?

01/27/2012

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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

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