Judge Urged To Stay Course In Westar Trial

Law360, New York (August 11, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Federal prosecutors are encouraging the judge overseeing the criminal case against two former Westar Energy executives to declare the defendants' notice of appeal frivolous in order for the trial to proceed on schedule.

On Friday, government officials urged U.S. District Judge Julie Robinson to start the retrial against David Wittig and Douglas Lake on Sept. 9, as scheduled.

“Comes now the United States of America, the plaintiff herein, who move this Court to find that the defendants’ appeal of this Courts’ order overruling and denying their...
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