They found her guilty of perjury, obstruction, conspiracy and related charges.
“Wars have casualties. Wars leave scars,” said Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele as he made closing arguments.
“You would not even buy a used car from either one.”
A criminal case against Pennsylvania’s chief law enforcement officer is about to head to a jury. They’ve heard some things.
“As I sit here and listen to the Commonwealth’s case,” Kane told Judge Wendy Demchick-Alloy, “I don’t believe it’s necessary for me to testify in my own defense.”
It was just one of a series of texts she sent to Josh Morrow, the man who ultimately leaked secret grand jury materials to a reporter in 2014.
“She was just hell-bent on getting back at Frank Fina.”
Josh Morrow, another witness and a former Kane consultant, has told investigators he provided reporter Chris Brennan with the secret grand jury information.
It’s the third day in the criminal trial against Kathleen Kane.
The prosecution laid out the scenarios preceding Kane’s alleged leak of grand jury materials, and the chain of events began with a call from a reporter and a concerned email.
Bruce Beemer, the man who led Kane’s office in her absence, said he was floored when he saw a 2014 story in The Daily News about a thwarted investigation.
Prosecutors call it revenge. The defense says a feud is being made up.