US Prosecutors Want Suspensions Nixed In Ted Stevens Case

Law360, New York (October 22, 2012, 8:44 PM EDT) -- A national association of U.S. assistant attorneys urged a government appeals board last week to set aside the suspensions of two federal prosecutors the government alleges had shown “reckless regard” in withholding important evidence from the defense in the infamous corruption trial of the late Sen. Ted Stevens.

In an amicus curiae brief submitted last Monday before the Merit Systems Protection Board, the National Association of Assistant U.S. Attorneys said the suspensions of assistant U.S. attorneys Joseph Bottini and James Goeke failed to acknowledge the collective...
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