No music but here’s Porteous’ Motion listing those he wants available to sing for the Senate

Following the brief overview of Senate Prepares for Trial of Federal Judge from Law.com via the ABA Law Journal, you will find the Porteous’ Motion for Authority to Issue or, Alternatively, Assistance in Issuing, Deposition Subpoenas and Request for Expedited Consideration that I posted on Scribd after receiving a copy from Sop.

One of the nation’s least used courts is opening for business.

Next week, a special U.S. Senate committee is scheduled to begin the impeachment trial of G. Thomas Porteous Jr. The rarely held proceeding will determine the future of the New Orleans federal district judge who is accused of decades of corruption, including an alleged kickback scheme with a law firm…

The case against Porteous was more than two years in the making, delayed by the impeachment of another judge and by client conflicts among the lawyers. It will present some unusual questions for the senators who serve as judges and jurors, including whether a judge can be removed for conduct that occurred before he took the bench…

Lawyers for Porteous, 63, say he’s done nothing that would justify his removal from office. The allegations are either exaggerated or taken out of context, they argue. They also say that Porteous intends to retire next year. He would get no pension if the Senate removes him.

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