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State Attorney General Sued For Job Discrimination ... By Her Twin Sister

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.07.2016 | Weird News

The term "family law" is taking on a new meaning in Pennsylvania. The state's attorney general is being sued for discrimination by her twin sister. El...

Sex, Lies, and Wrongful Conviction: Kathleen Kane's Other Scandal

Lorenzo Johnson | Posted 02.11.2017 | Crime
Lorenzo Johnson

When prosecutors and judges feel comfortable sending each other racist and sexually explicit emails for fun, something is wrong. This same cozy and corrupt system allowed my innocence to be swept under the rug for years. It's time for accountability and justice for me and so many others who have suffered from wrongful convictions.

Our Judicial System: Ignoring Injustice or Colluding in It?

Lorenzo Johnson | Posted 01.18.2017 | Crime
Lorenzo Johnson

Prosecutors have the power to prevent almost all wrongful convictions by seeking the truth, not just a conviction. If the pursuit of justice were the only goal, innocent men and women would not find themselves collateral casualties.

Pennsylvania Senate Panel May Remove Embattled Attorney General Kathleen Kane

Reuters | Marina Fang | Posted 01.03.2017 | Politics

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov 8 (Reuters) - A special committee of the Pennsylvania Senate will begin a series of hearings on Monday on whether the Senate shou...

Top Prosecutor Keeps Releasing Raunchy Emails, Stirring Further Scandal

AP | Sara Bondioli | Posted 12.21.2016 | Politics

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Facing criminal charges, relieved of her law license and threatened with removal by the Legislature, Pennsylvania's attorney ...

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane Uses Twin Sister As Decoy While Entering Court

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 08.24.2015 | Politics

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane used her twin sister as a media decoy while she entered court Monday for a preliminary hearing on charges ...

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane Indicted

Reuters | Sam Levine | Posted 12.28.2016 | Politics

NORRISTOWN, Pa., Aug 6 (Reuters) - Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane, the first Democrat and first woman to be elected the state's top prose...

Conviction by Any Means Necessary: How Prosecutors Stole 19 Years of My Life

Lorenzo Johnson | Posted 06.14.2015 | Crime
Lorenzo Johnson

I had to make the hardest decision of my life. After meetings with my family, legal team and supporters, I chose to turn myself in and fight to prove my innocence once and for all.

Grand Jury Urges Charges Against Pennsylvania Attorney General

Reuters | Posted 03.10.2015 | Politics

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan 8 (Reuters) - A grand jury has recommended criminal charges against Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane for alleged gra...

Official: Child Images In Email Scandal Were 'Deplorable,' But Not Pornographic

Reuters | Posted 01.19.2015 | Politics

By David DeKok HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov 19 (Reuters) - Pennsylvania's top prosecutor believes "deplorable" images of children found in a ...

Pennsylvania Blames Woman For Her Own Rape

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.26.2014 | Politics

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane (D) is distancing herself from her office's response to a former state employee who was raped, saying she ...

Pennsylvania Officials In Porn Email Scandal Named By Attorney General

Reuters | Posted 11.25.2014 | Politics

By Daniel Kelley PHILADELPHIA, Sept 25 (Reuters) - Pennsylvania's attorney general on Thursday identified top state officials who rece...

Laura Bassett

GOP Group Pulls Ad About Kathleen Kane After Rape Victim's Father Calls It A Lie

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.22.2012 | Politics

The Republican State Leadership Committee has decided to stop running an attack ad against Kathleen Kane, Pennsylvania's Democratic candidate for atto...

Victimized Homeowners Deserve Justice, Accountability

Patrick Murphy | Posted 02.20.2012 | Politics
Patrick Murphy

We deserve a good faith effort on behalf of the banks to make their victims, the American people, whole again. As it stands, the proposed settlement does none of these things.

Why Does Gov. Tom Corbett Get a Free Pass in the Penn State Scandal?

Shelley Ross | Posted 01.16.2012 | Politics
Shelley Ross

Gov. Corbett has spent much of his time since the scandal exploded getting out in front of it, all the while deflecting all personal questions, saying that he isn't allowed to talk about the case because of grand jury restrictions.