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State of Pennsylvania November 3, 2009 Election
 Smart Voter Joan Orie Melvin

Candidate for
Justice; Pennsylvania Supreme Court

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Biographical Highlights
  • 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
Top Priorities if Elected
  • The public must have confidence in the integrity and independence of the judicial system.
  • Judicial accountabiity is necessary to prevent abuses of power
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