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Frank Fina attends a news conference at the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office on Jan. 27, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

The Pennsylvania Office of Disciplinary Counsel has asked the state Disciplinary Board to recommend a public censure for former Deputy Attorney General Frank Fina for alleged improper questioning of Penn State’s former general counsel during the investigation of serial child molester Jerry Sandusky and several university administrators.

The attorney for the ODC made the argument Monday before a three-member panel of the Disciplinary Board, contending that Fina broke a disciplinary rule prohibiting attorneys from subpoenaing other lawyers to testify about their clients without first obtaining judicial approval.

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Max Mitchell

Max Mitchell is ALM's Pennsylvania Bureau Chief overseeing The Legal Intelligencer, Delaware Law Weekly and Delaware Business Court Insider. Follow him on Twitter @MMitchellTLI. His email is [email protected]

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