Tag: Impeachment

September 16, 2010

Impeachment Trial of Federal Judge Raises Issue of ‘Kickbacks’

The impeachment trial of U.S. District Judge G. Thomas Porteous Jr. is continuing before a U.S. Senate committee. Porteous, a federal judge in New Orleans, is accused of four counts of corruption. Each count is referred to as an article of impeachment. The first article of impeachment involves what some have described as a “kickback”… Read More