Ex-Fed Looks To Revive Case Over Leaked DOJ Info

Law360, New York (May 23, 2011, 4:24 PM EDT) -- A former federal prosecutor filed a notice of appeal in Washington federal court Monday to revive his suit claiming the U.S. Department of Justice destroyed his reputation by illegally leaking information about an ethics investigation into a terrorism case he handled.

Richard Convertino, a former assistant U.S. attorney in Detroit, seeks to overturn U.S. District Judge Royce C. Lamberth's March decision to grant summary judgment to the DOJ. The judge tossed Convertino's claims because, despite years of trying, the former prosecutor had failed to discover who...
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