Who can empanel a grand jury, and why? Those are the questions Kathleen Kane is asking the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to decide.
Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane has been the subject of a grand jury probe into whether she leaked information from a prior grand jury. Now, she is fighting back via the web.
Pennsylvania’s high court has at least temporarily blocked a prosecutor from taking action on a grand jury recommendation that the attorney general be charged criminally.
And now, Kane’s spokesman is reacting with outrage.
Davis stresses he is not confirming the Inquirer’s report and re-asserts that Kane has done nothing wrong or illegal.
Thousands of medical students across the country took part in a national “die-in” to publicly protest recent grand jury decisions in Staten Island, New York and Ferguson, Missouri.
Students at five Philadelphia High Schools protested recent events in Ferguson, Missouri and New York City, throughout the day, all of the demonstrations peaceful without incidents or arrests.
Rich discussed the grand jury’s decision in New York not to indict the police officer who choked Eric Garner to death and the questions arising about a Rolling Stone story about rape at the University of Virginia. He talked to former New York City Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik at 3:45 and Erik Wemple from the Washington Post at 4:15.
Protesters first gathered at City Hall in Philadelphia, then spiraled around the streets of Center City in protest of the grand jury decision in Ferguson.
President Barack Obama appealed for calm and understanding in Ferguson on Monday after a grand jury decided not to indict in the death of Michael Brown, pleading with both residents and police officers to show restraint.
A 16-year-old, along with his mom and attorney, had claimed that he suffered a serious injury, after one officer squeezed his testicle during a brief disturbance.
Richard Knellinger, 42, has accepted a plea deal stemming from his appearance before a grand jury investigating the 2012 five-alarmer that killed two firefighters.
Pennsylvania prosecutors have filed charges against a public school principal and four teachers, accusing them of cheating on standardized tests in the Philadelphia school system.
Pennsylvania prosecutors have filed charges against a principal and four teachers, accusing them of cheating on standardized tests in the Philadelphia school system.
The secret grand jury investigation into the death of the girlfriend and paralegal of prominent Philadelphia attorney A. Charles Peruto Junior presumably continues, but there is a development.