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Questions for District Attorney Zappala

Is the District Attorney Impacted when his Father Seeks Leniency for The Type of Individual He is Prosecuting?

I have some questions for Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala:

Do you generally share the ideology of your father, retired State Supreme Court Chief Justice Richard Zappala, who is now closely associated with the gambling industry?

How did you feel when Justice Zappala went to federal court (
along with former Governor Rendell and Philadelphia State Senator Christine Tartaglione) to argue for leniency for legislative crook and former Democratic State Senate powerhouse Vincent Fumo, given that you are prosecuting members of the Orie family for alleged crimes committed while serving in elective office?

Do you think Justice Zappala would have gone to court to argue for leniency for those you have prosecuted if they were Democrats?

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