Impeached former federal judge surrenders law license

[JURIST] The Supreme Court of Louisiana [official website] on Friday granted [text, PDF] the request of a Louisiana federal judge who sought to permanently resign from practicing law. Ex-federal judge Thomas Porteous [JURIST news archive] voluntarily surrendered his law license after being convicted on four articles of impeachment and removed by Congress [JURIST report] in December. Pursuant to the order, Porteous is no longer permitted to practice law or seek readmission to the practice of law in Louisiana or in…

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