Feds Seek To Preserve Arrest Record Of Westar Exec

Law360, New York (December 2, 2010, 4:15 PM EST) -- Federal prosecutors are claiming that the arrest record of Westar Energy Inc.'s former executive vice president should not be expunged just because prosecutors had to drop their case in the wake of a ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that hamstrung a controversial public corruption statute.

The government on Wednesday responded to the move by Douglas Lake in the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas to wipe clean his arrest record, saying that he hadn't shown that he has lost job opportunities or that...
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