Former AG Kane ‘Humbled’ By Conviction, Seeks Probation

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The former attorney general of Pennsylvania says she’s been “humbled and embarrassed” by her perjury conviction and hopes to avoid jail time so she can raise her children.

Kathleen Kane is being sentenced Monday for leaking grand jury documents and lying about it under oath.

Defense lawyers in court papers Tuesday say the fall from grace has been painful for Kane.

Prosecutors say the first-term Democrat disgraced the office by plotting revenge on rivals and blaming others for the leak.

They have asked that she be incarcerated. Kane faces anything from probation to 12 to 24 years in prison.

The 50-year-old Kane was a rising political star when she won the 2012 race to be the state’s top law enforcement officer.

She was convicted at trial in August.

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One Comment

  1. Jesse Peterson says:

    No way, Morticia. We want to see you in some prison p orn.

  2. Linda says:

    This b–ch needs to GO TO JAIL–NO PROBATION!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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