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Joan Orie Melvin
- Party: Republican
- Occupation: Superior Court Judge
- B.A. Notre Dame 1978; J.D., Duquesne Law, l981
- 28 years judicial experience
- Superior Court judge 11 years, 8000 appeals
- Common Pleas judge 7 years (Criminal, Family, Civil)
- Chief Magistrate, Pittsburgh Municipal Courts 5 years
- Established Pennsylvania's first Domestic Violence Court
Jack A. Panella
- The public must have confidence in the integrity and independence of the judicial system.
- Judicial accountabiity is necessary to prevent abuses of power
- Party: Democratic
- Occupation: Superior Court of Pennsylvania Judge
- Elected Appellate Judge - Superior Court of Pennsylvania (2004 - Present)
- Published - THE PENNSYLVANIA SEXUAL VIOLENCE BENCHBOOK (2007)
- Appointed - Commission for Justice Initiatives in Pennsylvania (2004)
- Elected President Judge - Pennsylvania Court of Judicial Discipline (2000)
- Appointed - Pennsylvania Court of Judicial Discipline (August 1998)
- Elected Trial Judge - Court of Common Pleas of Northampton County (1991 - 2003)
- Maintain access to justice for all Pennsylvania citizens.
- Restore public's confidence in the judiciary.
- Fight corruption and partisan political influence in the judiciary.
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