Nacchio Lawyers Win Peek at Documents

Law360, New York (January 25, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge has ordered prosecutors to hand over documents that they plan to use against former Qwest chief executive Joe Nacchio in his insider trading trial.

On Wednesday, a judge for the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado approved a defense request for a peek at the prosecution’s evidence. The judge ruled that prosecutors must follow laws for the fair exchange of evidence since the case deals with classified information.

Nacchio’s trial is set to begin on March 19, and he faces 42...
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