DOJ Slipups In Grace, Stevens May Be Tip Of Iceberg

Law360, New York (May 12, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge's rebuke of prosecutors' conduct in the W.R. Grace & Co. criminal trial on the heels of the bungled case against former Sen. Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, has cast a shadow over what experts say is a more widespread problem: the U.S. Department of Justice's tendency to withhold key materials during discovery.

The two high-profile cases have captured the attention of the public, especially since Attorney General Eric Holder and Judge Donald Molloy pointed out the prosecutions' missteps so openly. But the infamous cases are...
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