Western Titanium Tries To Oust US Attys In Fraud Trial

Law360, New York (September 23, 2010, 3:51 PM EDT) -- With a criminal trial weeks away, Western Titanium Inc. and four executives indicted for fraudulently selling subpar titanium for fighter jets are trying to disqualify prosecutors for alleged discovery abuses.

On Wednesday, prosecutors urged Judge Janis Sammartino of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California to reject the defendants’ renewed attempt to disqualify the U.S. attorneys, as well as their efforts to exclude controversial documents and testimony at the Oct. 25 trial.

While the Western Titanium defendants seek to disqualify the prosecution team...
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