SCRANTON, Pa. — Federal Judge James Munley has died.
Judge Munley was a senior United States district judge for the middle district of Pennsylvania. He was nominated for that post by President Bill Clinton in 1998.
Munley was a private attorney and a Lackawanna County judge for 20 years before becoming a federal judge.
He was father to Lackawanna County Judge Julia Munley.
Judge Munley was 83 years old.