Jury picked, opening statements in Pa. attorney general's trial

- A jury of six men and six women has been seated to decide if Pennsylvania's attorney general leaked grand jury information and lied about it under oath.

Opening statements are scheduled for 9:30am.

Kathleen Kane's perjury and obstruction trial comes a year after she was indicted over the 2014 leak to a Philadelphia newspaper.

The first-term Democrat insists she did nothing wrong. But prosecutors say she exposed details of a 2009 investigation into a civil rights leader who was never charged.

Kane did not run for re-election. She says the charges are payback for her crusade to root out judges, lawyers and others who traded racist, sexist and pornographic emails.

Monday, lawyers questioned 100 potential jurors behind closed doors at the Montgomery County Courthouse. The trial is expected to last about a week.

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