Porn Email Scandal

Kathleen Kane at Constitution Center press conference
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Kathleen Kane Appoints Special Prosecutor to Investigate Porn Emails

When the National Constitution Center broke ground in 2000, its backers could not have imagined what the building would be used for 15 years later: […]

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Katie McGinty Calls on D.A. Seth Williams to Fire “Porngate” Lawyers

U.S. Senate candidate Katie McGinty on Wednesday waded into the “Porngate” controversy, calling on Philadelphia’s top prosecutor, Seth Williams, to fire scandal-tarred lawyers in his […]

Milton Street outside the District Attorney's office
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Milton Street Finally Brought Porn to City Hall Yesterday — and It Was the Right Call

Yesterday the Philadelphia chapter of the National Organization for Women gathered at City Hall with several City Councilwomen to demand that District Attorney Seth Williams […]

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City Council Women to DA: Fire Porngate Prosecutors

This morning, as promised, the Philadelphia chapter of the National Organization for Women held a press conference in City Council’s Caucus room in City Hall […]

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Pa. Supreme Court Urged to Do Nothing About Porngate Emails — For Now, At Least

A report commissioned by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court on the Porngate email scandal surrounding current Justice Michael Eakin has urged the court to do nothing […]

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Seth Williams Finally Answered Our Questions About Porngate

Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams has been uncharacteristically media-shy over the last few weeks. The eerie silence emanating from his office started on August 26th, […]

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5 Porngate Questions Seth Williams Needs to Answer Immediately

Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams, you’ve got some explaining to do. While previously working for the Attorney General’s office, your prosecutor Frank Fina was part of an […]

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Here’s What’s in All Those Porngate Emails Kathleen Kane Keeps Talking About

Here’s the bottom line: A binder full of porn — about 400 of pages of it, several inches thick in total — is anything but erotic. It’s […]

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Judge Won’t Release “Porngate” Emails

On Wednesday, Attorney General Kathleen Kane called upon a Montgomery County judge to publicly release emails from the “Porngate” scandal, saying they were essential to […]

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Kane Hints at Conspiracy in No-Questions Press Conference

Attorney General Kathleen Kane called on a Pennsylvania judge to release the full trove of documents from the so-called “Porngate” scandal, saying complete disclosure of those […]

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Bill Would Make it a Crime to Look at Porn on Pa. State Computers, Phones

Last year’s porn scandal helped cost one Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice his job and ended or damaged the careers of many other men inside the […]

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Review: No Other Improper Contact Between Court, Lawyers

Members of the state’s judicial branch and the attorney general’s office may have passed lewd emails back and forth to each other, but they didn’t […]

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Seamus McCaffery Collects $11,000 Monthly Pension

It’s good to be an ex-judge. You remember Seamus McCaffery, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice who retired earlier this fall just as the Judicial Conduct […]

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(UPDATE) Kane’s Office Clarifies Porn Email Clarification

[Update 10:30 a.m.] Well, you don’t see this every day in politics. Yes, a politician will make an explosive statement, only to have a spokesperson […]

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Kane to CNN: Racy Emails Showed Children, Violence

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane appeared on CNN Tuesday night to discuss the email scandal that helped force several high-ranking state officials out of their […]