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  • Senate convicts La. judge on impeachment charge

    December 8, 2010 10:44 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate has voted unanimously to convict U.S. District Judge G. Thomas Porteous of Louisiana on the first of four impeachment charges, removing him from the federal bench. The decision makes Porteous just the eighth federal judge in U.S. history to be impeached and convicted by Congress.... more »
  • Senate takes up impeachment of Louisiana judge

    December 7, 2010 10:54 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate is beginning the final stage of the impeachment trial of a Louisiana judge accused of corruption. The rare trial in the chamber could make G. Thomas Porteous just the eighth federal judge to be removed from the bench. The House voted unanimously in March to... more »
  • Senate panel wraps up impeachment hearings

    September 22, 2010 9:52 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - A Senate impeachment panel wrapped up hearings Tuesday on corruption charges facing a Louisiana judge who could become just the eighth federal judge to be removed from the bench. Sen. Claire McCaskill, the chairman of the committee, said she expects to send the evidence against Judge G.... more »

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