Replacement for Orie Melvin Not Likely to Emerge Anytime Soon

, The Legal Intelligencer


According to knowledgeable sources in the Pennsylvania legal community, Governor Tom Corbett has not yet made any moves to fill the vacancy on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court even though former Justice Joan Orie Melvin's resignation became official last Wednesday and the former justice is set to be sentenced for political corruption Tuesday.

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  • Jude Rene Montarsi

    Ten dollars says Corbett will nominate someone and it will be someone with a far more sinister character than any of the Ories! My best guess: Senator Eugene Yaw or one of his hand picked cronies. That will not bode well for anyone or any law firm that is not "politically connected."

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