- Justice Joan Orie Melvin said she will not recuse herself from considering the appeal of the state’s controversial redistricting plan. [Trib] You can watch the arguments online here.
- Grant Wilson, the Pittsburgher who blew the whistle on BNY Mellon’s currency trade fraud, could get up to 500 million in government whistleblowing reward money. [Trib]
- Burns White hired two baby associates and issued a press release about it. Yay for entry-level hiring! [PR]
- Remember B3, the staffing agency with the $30/hour document review assignment that promised to treat everyone with dignity and respect? It opened an office downtown on Fourth Street. [Post-Gazette]
- This weekend, the Post-Gazette reported that many Court of Common Pleas judges hire family members as staff — one judge even has his wife as a law clerk. Cliff Tuttle weighs in on the phenomenon this morning. [Legal Backtalk]