University of Pittsburgh
October 28, 2003

Pitt to Host Pennsylvania Supreme Court Candidates Forum Oct. 30

Max Baer and Joan Orie Melvin to discuss issues during one-hour forum
Contact:  412-624-4147

PITTSBURGH—The University of Pittsburgh will host a League of Women Voters Forum featuring Pennsylvania Supreme Court candidates Max Baer and Joan Orie Melvin at 8 p.m. Oct. 30 in the Teplitz Moot Courtroom, 3900 Forbes Ave., in Oakland.

The forum, to be broadcast live on Pennsylvania Cable Network and KQV radio, is free and open to the public.

Forum moderator John Burkoff, associate dean of academic affairs in Pitt's law school, will pose questions from a panel of law students. Suggested topics include the moratorium on the death penalty, medical malpractice costs, and mandated sentencing.

For more information, call 412-648-1373.