• Justice Joan Orie Melvin’s attorneys requested that she be tried separately from her sister Janine Orie.  [Post-Gazette]
  • Speaking of convicted Pennsylvania politicians, Bill DeWeese is asking a judge to let him stay on the ballot even though he’s in jail. The man has swagger, I’ll give him that. [Post-Gazette]
  • The Jordan Miles jury, which has been deadlocked forever, decided acquitted the officers of malicious prosecution.  They’re still trying to reach a decision on excessive force and unreasonable search and seizure.  Nobody is talking about riots if the officers are acquitted.  Is that not a thing in Pittsburgh? [Trib]
  • Good news for lady lawyers: We may only account for 15 percent of equity partners at big law firms, but a record number of us are rising to the top of corporate law departments. [Above the Law]
  • Job for a recently admitted, part-time associate.  [Craigslist]
  • Burns White is recruiting a midlevel litigation associate.  [Monster]