Feds Hid Evidence In Stevens Corruption Trial: Report

Law360, New York (November 21, 2011, 7:09 PM EST) -- A court-appointed investigator found that prosecutors willfully concealed exculpatory evidence in the corruption trial of former Sen. Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, according to papers filed Monday in Washington federal court.

In an order, U.S. District Judge Emmet G. Sullivan described investigator Henry F. Schuelke III's 500-page report, which is currently under seal while the U.S. Department of Justice and Stevens' attorneys review it.

Stevens, who died in a plane crash in August 2010, was convicted on corruption charges in October 2008, but the judge later tossed the...
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