Ex-Pa. AG Slams Prosecutor's Powers In Leak Probe

Law360, Philadelphia (June 16, 2017, 6:42 PM EDT) -- An ex-Pennsylvania attorney general facing prison time for leaking confidential material and lying about it to a grand jury sought to undercut her conviction Friday, telling an appeals court that the special prosecutors in her case had been vested with improperly broad power.

Kathleen Kane, who resigned as the state’s top law enforcement official in the wake of her conviction last August, said that Judge William Carpenter did not have authority under state law to appoint Thomas Carluccio as special prosecutor to investigate the grand jury...
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