Judge Nixes Ex-Prosecutor's Privacy Case Against DOJ

Law360, New York (March 25, 2011, 7:34 PM EDT) -- A Washington, D.C., federal judge on Thursday threw out a suit brought against the U.S. Department of Justice by a former federal prosecutor who claimed a leak to the press about an ethics investigation destroyed his reputation.

Despite years of trying, former Detroit Assistant U.S. Attorney Richard Convertino still has not discovered who inside the DOJ burned him, so his claims against the agency fail, Judge Royce C. Lamberth of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia said. His order grants a DOJ motion...
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