Another DOJ Loss Helps The Case For Discovery Reform

Law360, New York (August 6, 2012, 10:52 PM EDT) -- Still reeling from its botched prosecution of Sen. Ted Stevens, the U.S. Department of Justice lost another high-profile case last week because its prosecutors failed to turn over evidence favorable to the defense, lending credence to those who say the agency needs to scrap its current approach to evidence disclosure and try again, experts say.

On Thursday, the Second Circuit vacated the 2009 convictions of a group of former stock brokers and day traders who were found guilty of scheming to use information from internal "squawk...
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