Thomas Porteous Convicted: Senate Votes Unanimously To Convict Louisiana Judge On Impeachment Charges

WASHINGTON — The Senate has convicted U.S. District Judge G. Thomas Porteous of Louisiana on four articles of impeachment brought by the House, removing him from the federal bench.The decision makes Porteous just the eighth federal jud…

WASHINGTON — The Senate has convicted U.S. District Judge G. Thomas Porteous of Louisiana on four articles of impeachment brought by the House, removing him from the federal bench.

The decision makes Porteous just the eighth federal judge in U.S. history to be impeached and convicted by Congress.

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