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Orie Melvin Drops Appeal, Hopes To Serve Sentence Soon

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.

10/28/2014

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Ex-Coach Appealing Autistic Boy’s Beaning Case

A former T-ball coach wants a judge to grant him a new trial or let him appeal his conviction to Superior Court on charges that he offered a player $25 to bean a 9-year-old autistic teammate.

10/07/2013

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Pa. Appeals Court: No New Trial For Jerry Sandusky

A Pennsylvania appeals court says Jerry Sandusky doesn’t deserve a new trial after being convicted of sexually abusing 10 boys.

10/02/2013

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Sandusky Conviction Getting Appeals Court Review

Jerry Sandusky’s lawyer and members of the state attorney general’s office will be inside a northeastern Pennsylvania courtroom as the former Penn State assistant football coach seeks to have his child molestation conviction overturned.

09/17/2013

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Boy Charged With Killing Woman Wins In Superior Court

A Lawrence County boy, found delinquent in the shooting death of his father’s girlfriend and her unborn child won a major victory in superior court today.

05/08/2013

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Pa. Lawyer Wants To Do Away With Breathalyzers

A Pennsylvania lawyer has filed a request to throw out breath testing for alcohol in the state, just a week after a judge ruled the tests aren’t accurate for analyzing alcohol in the blood.

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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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Defense Attorney Details DeWeese’s Release

Less than a week after he reported to prison to begin serving a sentence for corruption, former State Rep. Bill DeWeese is once again a free man.

05/19/2012

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Superior Court Hears Case Over Alleged Abuse By Priest

A higher court is listening today to a family’s argument that the Catholic Church failed to pay for their loved one’s counseling after alleged abuse by a priest.

06/22/2011

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Pennsylvania Primary Just 6 Weeks Away

In just six weeks, voters across Pennsylvania will head to the polls to pick party nominees in this year’s General Election.

04/04/2011

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Appeal Hearing Held In Jordan Brown Case

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Jordan Brown was only 11-years-old when he was arrested and charged as an adult with killing his father’s pregnant fiancé. A three judge panel of the Superior Court met in Pittsburgh to […]

01/25/2011

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