JUST THE FACTS
DEFENDANT: Former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Granahan Kane, 52, of Lackawanna County. CRIME: On Aug. 15, 2016, Kane, the first Democrat and the first woman ever elected attorney general, was convicted of charges of perjury, obstructing administration of law, official oppression, false swearing and conspiracy. The jury determined Kane orchestrated the illegal disclosure of secret grand jury information to the media and then engaged in acts designed to conceal and cover up her conduct. SENTENCE: Montgomery County Judge Wendy Demchick-Alloy sentenced Kane to a 10-to-23-month jail term. With an additional eight years of probation, Kane will be under court supervision for 10 years. The judge ordered Kane to report to jail on Nov. 29, 2018.