Monthly Archives: May 2012
No update on either The Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania’s website, the Supreme Court website, or on the bio page for Joan Orie Melvin. Give it up already, folks!
Six days after the indictment of Joan Orie Melvin, The Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania website still says nothing about Justice Melvin’s recent “issues.” There is still a message thanking jurors (which I’m sure is important to a lot of … Continue reading
It’s Wednesday, and we’re still in La-La Land over at The Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania home page. Chief Justice Ronald D. Castille is still thanking jurors for their service (the Justices got a big pay raise through Act 44 … Continue reading
Black Clergy PAC does not seem to be filing campaign finance reports with the Commonwealth or the City of Philadelphia.
It’s all good on the Pennsylvania Courts Judiciary Website. There is a statement from Chief Justice Ron Castille thanking jurors, and the Supreme Court’s portion of the website remains unchanged. No mention is made of Justice Joan Orie Melvin’s indictment. … Continue reading
Two high-profile notaries (if there is such a thing) have recently had their commissions revoked in Pennsylvania.
The home page of the Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania is currently trumpeting “New Supreme Court Rules Direct Funds to Civil Legal Aid for the Indigent.” It has no mention of the recent indictment of Supreme Court Justice and “woman … Continue reading
Innumerable campaign finance reports list “consulting fees” among their expenses. In many cases, these are payments to ward leaders or other community leaders that help ensure that they will support the candidate in question. While perfectly legal in most cases, … Continue reading
As a public service, I recently ran the name Michael Karloutsos through the city and state campaign finance data I maintain on my server for both the city of Philadelphia and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Karloutsos owns the Water Works … Continue reading