Pa. Pols Push For Convicted Justice's Impeachment

Law360, Philadelphia (March 12, 2013, 2:10 PM EDT) -- A bipartisan duo of Pennsylvania lawmakers circulated a memo Monday asking their colleagues to sign on to a resolution that would begin impeachment proceedings against convicted state Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin, who was found guilty in February on corruption charges.

Rep. Glen Grell, R-Cumberland, and Rep. John Sabatina, D-Philadelphia, are seeking co-sponsors on a resolution that would allow members of the state House of Representatives’ Judiciary Committee to begin investigating whether Justice Melvin, who was convicted on charges that she ordered her judicial staff...
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