Resentencing for Orie Melvin Ordered

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

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  • 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.

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