U.S. District Judge G. Thomas Porteous (left) walks with his attorney, Jonathan Turley, on Capitol Hill on Wednesday after the Senate voted on his impeachment. He was removed from the bench. (Associated Press)
** FILE ** U.S. District Judge G. Thomas Porteous listens to testimony on Capitol Hill in Washington on Sept. 13, 2010, during a Senate Impeachment Committee hearing. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
U.S. District Judge G. Thomas Porteous of Louisiana is accused of taking cash, expensive meals and other gifts from lawyers and a bail bondsman, lying to Congress and filing for bankruptcy under a false name.