University of Pittsburgh

John Burkoff On Replacing Justice Orie Melvin on the PA Supreme Court

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April 19, 2013

Professor John Burkoff says he expects Governor Tom Corbett to act swiftly to fill the vacancy on the PA Supreme Court that will be created by the resignation of Justice Joan Orie Melvin, who has been convicted of political corruption.  According to Professor Burkoff, “There have been too many 3-to-3 ties. We need a full bench,”

See the Pittsburgh Tribune Review article here.

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