Ex-Kaye Scholer Atty Says Indictment May Prejudice Jury

Law360, New York (August 29, 2011, 4:53 PM EDT) -- A former Kaye Scholer LLP partner on Monday again asked a Utah federal court to trim his bankruptcy fraud case, this time by removing language in the indictment that implies he may have committed other offenses, which he says could prejudice a jury.

The case, which accuses Stephen E. Garcia of bankruptcy fraud, wire fraud and making a false oath, involves his role as debtors' counsel in bankruptcy cases involving Geneva Steel Co. and its successors.

The false-oath charge accuses Garcia of neglecting to disclose that...
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