Sen. Stevens' Prosecutors Dodge Contempt Finding

Law360, New York (October 12, 2010, 7:27 PM EDT) -- Three senior U.S. Department of Justice lawyers involved in the prosecution of former U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens have escaped a contempt finding for failing to turn over evidence in the case in a timely manner.

Judge Emmet Sullivan of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on Tuesday lifted his contempt findings against Patty Stemler, William Welch and Brenda Morris, but a criminal probe of possible prosecutorial misconduct in the case is still pending against Welch and Morris.

The three attorneys were found to...
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