Hearing Set On Pennsylvania Attorney General, Sandusky Case

Nov 4, 2015

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A Pennsylvania judge is demanding the attorney general attend a closed-door hearing to be questioned under oath about any leaks by prosecutors or a judge of secret grand jury material from the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse investigation.

The order issued Wednesday by Judge John Cleland says Attorney General Kathleen Kane had just informed him she had ''no knowledge at this time of any email'' to prove such leaks occurred.

Cleland's order says he and Sandusky's lawyer will question Kane on Thursday afternoon at the Pennsylvania Judicial Center. The former Penn State assistant football coach is appealing his convictions.

A Kane spokesman says she'll respond after she gets notice of the hearing.

Cleland demanded details last week after Kane issued a news release accusing former grand jury judge Barry Feudale of breaching court secrecy rules.