The Ted Stevens Prosecution — What’s The Lesson?: Part 1

Law360, New York (March 29, 2012, 1:40 PM EDT) -- At this point, we’ve all read, or at least heard, about the botched prosecution of former U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens and the shocking misconduct of the prosecution team. We know that Stevens was tried in a six-week trial just before his re-election bid, found guilty of criminal false statements, and his resulting loss in that election shifted the majority in the U.S. Senate from Republican to Democratic. Some commentators have stated that the shift had a significant impact on major legislation voted on thereafter, including President...
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