Discovery Stay Lifted In Pa. Pol PAC Misappropriation Row

Law360, Philadelphia (March 27, 2013, 4:31 PM EDT) -- Discovery will be allowed to move forward in a case accusing former aides of convicted Pennsylvania state Sen. Vince Fumo of misappropriating campaign funds, a state judge ruled Wednesday after rejecting objections that Fumo’s incarceration would make him difficult to depose.

Judge Jacqueline Allen in the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas agreed to lift a stay of discovery in the case — which accuses brothers at the head of Fumo’s campaign committee of spending money without the former senator’s authorization — despite the defense’s claims...
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