Sister's Conviction Doesn't Affect Orie Melvin, Court Watchers Say

, The Legal Intelligencer


Now that a jury has found state Sen. Jane Orie guilty on 14 of the 24 corruption charges she faced, the question becomes how the conviction would affect her sister, state Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin, who was recently reported to be the target of an investigating grand jury.

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  • Jeff Spangler

    I am shocked-- absolutely shocked-- that this extremely rare case of corruption in Pennsylvania's legislature could possibly extend to the Nation's oldest and dumbest state Supreme Court!

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