Pa. AG Hires Sprague For Possible Libel Suit Against Inquirer

Law360, Philadelphia (March 21, 2014, 11:52 AM EDT) -- Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane has retained lawyers from Sprague & Sprague to pursue potential libel claims against the Philadelphia Inquirer, the firm confirmed Friday, after the paper reported that she had opted not to file charges against a group of largely Democratic Philadelphia-area legislators targeted in a public corruption probe started by her predecessors.

Thomas Sprague said Friday that the firm was looking into the newspaper's reporting on the dropped bribery probe, which reportedly targeted members of the Pennsylvania General Assembly's Black Caucus, but said...
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