Attorney General Kathleen Kane has said she plans to stay at the head of the office, despite the suspension of her law license, but ethics attorneys say Pennsylvania law does not allow her to do so.
According to Office of Attorney General spokesman Chuck Ardo, Kane told her senior staff at a meeting Wednesday that most of her duties are administrative or ministerial, and those parts of her job would not be affected. She said she would not be able to sign search warrants and wiretap authorizations, or do anything that would require her to act as an attorney, Ardo said, but the chain of command at the office would not change.
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