Prosecutors Support Bush Atty's Bid To Nix Guilty Plea

Law360, New York (July 12, 2011, 8:27 PM EDT) -- Federal prosecutors in Washington said Monday that a former Bush administration lawyer should be allowed to recant his guilty plea in a contempt case alleging he withheld information from Congress while it investigated his decision to have several government computers wiped.

Scott Bloch, the controversial former head of the federal whistleblower protection program, was sentenced in March to one month in prison after pleading guilty to hiring a company to scrub his computer in response to a 2007 request from a U.S. House of Representatives investigation...
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USA v. BLOCH


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1:10-mj-00215

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District Of Columbia

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Deborah A. Robinson

Date Filed

April 22, 2010

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