Pennsylvania attorney general links adversaries, conspiracy

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Posted: Aug 27, 2015 1:31 AM
Pennsylvania attorney general links adversaries, conspiracy

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's attorney general got part of what she wanted when the courts unsealed documents in which she accuses two former state prosecutors of concocting the criminal case against her because she was threatening to reveal that they'd sent or received pornographic emails on the job.

But it isn't clear how it'll help Kathleen Kane fight charges that she leaked secret information and lied about it.

Philadelphia lawyer and former prosecutor George Parry says the pornography and alleged conspiracy are irrelevant to the charges against Kane and unlikely to be allowed into court.

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For now, a spokesman says Kane wants to release more pornographic emails like the ones released on Wednesday, but wants clearance from the courts. Her spokesman also says there other documents Kane wants released that may be protected by secrecy laws.