Attorneys for former Judge Ann H. Lokuta vowed Tuesday to fight on in their battle to return her to the Luzerne County bench, one day after a state discipline court narrowly refused to hear new testimony in her case.
A 4-3 majority on the state Court of Judicial Discipline rejected Lokuta's arguments that she deserves a new hearing because four witnesses who testified for the prosecution at her trial two years ago were subsequently implicated in a corruption scandal.
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Lokuta Moves Forward After Court's Split Ruling
Court of Judicial Discipline Votes Against Lokuta