No Fair Warning, Claims Ex-Pa. Justice In Corruption Appeal

Law360, Philadelphia (June 7, 2013, 5:50 PM EDT) -- Former Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin on Wednesday claimed she received no fair warning that a rule violation could result in criminal penalties, which is one of the arguments she’ll pursue as she appeals a February corruption conviction that forced her from the bench just three years after taking office.

Melvin, who was found guilty by an Allegheny County jury on charges that she ordered her state-funded staff to work on her political campaigns, laid out a list of 20 arguments she intends to...
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