Ex-GSK Atty Wants Obstruction Charge Nixed

Law360, New York (February 7, 2011, 8:41 PM EST) -- A former GlaxoSmithKline PLC attorney has asked a federal judge to dismiss an obstruction of justice charge relating to a federal probe of whether the drugmaker illegally marketed its antidepressant Wellbutrin SR for weight-loss purposes.

Lauren Stevens, a former vice president and associate general counsel at GSK, filed a motion to dismiss the charge against her in U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland Friday, contending that it was unconstitutionally vague.

Stevens asserts that the federal government is attempting to convict her for "knowingly" violating...
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