Audio: How Pennsylvania judge elections can lead to corruption

    In light of Former Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin’s corruption conviction, Ellen Kaplan, of the Committee of Seventy, discusses the dangers of electing judges, as Pennsylvania does.


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