Convicted Pa. Justice Looks To Stall Signed Apology Photos

Law360, Philadelphia (October 3, 2013, 5:46 PM EDT) -- Joan Orie Melvin, the disgraced former justice of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court convicted in February on corruption charges, may see her court-ordered apology tour delayed after a state appeals court agreed Wednesday to consider a defense motion seeking to have a portion of her sentence stayed.

The Pennsylvania Superior Court agreed to temporarily stay a portion of Melvin’s sentence that would force her to send signed photographs of herself along with letters of apology to all state judges while it considered a defense motion seeking a...
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