Ex-BP Engineer Wants Gov't Emails In Deepwater Texting Case

Law360, New York (November 14, 2012, 2:58 PM EST) -- Former BP PLC engineer Kurt Mix, who faces criminal charges for intentionally destroying evidence related to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, on Monday asked a judge to force the federal government to turn over emails, notes and other evidence that he says show he had no intention to purposely hide information.

The move follows Mix’s failure last week to convince the judge to toss an obstruction of justice charge against him. At the hearing, Mix had asked for the government’s evidence, but U.S. District Judge Stanwood...
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