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NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Former Attorney General Kathleen Kane was sentenced Monday to 10 to 23 months in jail for illegally disclosing details from a grand jury investigation to embarrass a rival and lying about it under oath.
By David DeKok HARRISBURG, Pa. (Reuters) - Former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane was sentenced on Monday to 10 to 23 months in jail on her conviction on perjury, obstruction of justice and other charges related to the leaking of confidential information from grand jury proceedings. Kane, 50, the first woman and first Democrat elected Pennsylvania attorney general, was convicted by a jury in Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas in August and resigned two days later. (Editing by Scott Malone and Bill Trott)