Resentencing for Orie Melvin Ordered

, The Legal Intelligencer


Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas Judge Lester G. Nauhaus has ordered that former Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin be resentenced.

This content has been archived. It is available exclusively through our partner LexisNexis®.

To view this content, please continue to Lexis Advance®.

Continue to Lexis Advance®

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber? Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® is now the exclusive third party online distributor of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® customers will be able to access and use ALM's content by subscribing to the LexisNexis® services via Lexis Advance®. This includes content from the National Law Journal®, The American Lawyer®, Law Technology News®, The New York Law Journal® and Corporate Counsel®, as well as ALM's other newspapers, directories, legal treatises, published and unpublished court opinions, and other sources of legal information.

ALM's content plays a significant role in your work and research, and now through this alliance LexisNexis® will bring you access to an even more comprehensive collection of legal content.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at

What's being said

  • She needs to get Jail Time.

    Judge Nauhaus' sentence was completely offensive to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and every citizen living here. Hopefully public outcry has cured Judge Nauhaus' momentary lapse of reason or of judicial discretion-I will respect this man if prison time is in the near future for Orie-Melvin because it is the right thing to do, which should have been done the first time around unless it was just a ploy designed to she how the public would react. This is not a victimless crime as dozens of tax payers suffered while these women used state time to better position or root themselves in the politics of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Comments are not moderated. To report offensive comments, click here.

Preparing comment abuse report for Article #1202599657830

Thank you!

This article's comments will be reviewed.