The Pennsylvania Supreme Court revoked a Luzerne County judge’s pay and benefits Dec. 29, following his pleading guilty to honest services fraud and filing a false tax return.
Michael T. Toole, who is the third Luzerne County judge to be removed from office in the wake of the federal corruption probe there, had been permitted to remain on the judicial payroll until he formally entered his guilty plea, according to a press release from the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts.
This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.
To view this content, please continue to their sites.
LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.
For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]