Pennsylvania resists paying lawyers’ bill for email report

ABC 27 / AP: The Pennsylvania attorney general’s office is resisting paying the bill from outside lawyers who investigated the swapping of sexually explicit and offensive material for years through office email by employees.

A spokesman for Attorney General Bruce Beemer said Thursday the office is trying to negotiate an “acceptable settlement.” The spokesman says the office has paid $385,000, while the Buckley Sandler law firm is seeking approximately $1.5 million more…

The report’s author said the sexually explicit and offensive email communication between judges and prosecutors is a “significant problem.” … (more)


Updated: December 30, 2016 — 6:35 am © 2016