The House Judiciary Committee on Thursday announced 12 members of the task force that will investigate whether U.S. District Judge G. Thomas Porteous of the Eastern District of Louisiana should be impeached. Chairman John Conyers Jr., D-Mich., and ranking Republican Lamar Smith, R-Texas, named seven Democrats and five Republicans to the task force with Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., to chair the group.
House Committee Names Task Force to Investigate Possible Impeachment of Federal Judge
The National Law Journal
September 22, 2008