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  • Two more ex-staffers testified against Justice Orie Melvin’s today, each saying they had been asked to set aside judicial work to campaign for the Justice during paid time for the judiciary; neither of them testified that they witnessed the Justice herself doing anything wrong. [Post-Gazette]
  • So, Pennsylvania might start collecting DNA from people arrested — not convicted, mind you — for felonies and saving it in some Minority Report type database. Is that constitutional? Discuss. [Keystone Report]
  • Also, we’re joining the federal lawsuit against S&P for inflating the ratings of crappy mortgage back securities. [WHTM]
  • Mike Wojcik, former county solicitor, is running for the Superior Court. [Trib]
  • A little free legal advice: Don’t count on marital privilege to bar text messages to your ex husband if you’re accused of beating up his little kid. Or, like, ever if things didn’t end well between you. [Legal Intelligencer]
  • Alcoa is hiring a junior environmental attorney. [Indeed]
  • Reed Smith is hiring an e-discovery attorney, which I think is a fancy way of saying permanent document review. [Monster]