Feds Want Misconduct Claims Barred In La. Mayor's Case

Law360, New York (November 23, 2011, 4:47 PM EST) -- Federal prosecutors on Wednesday asked a judge to bar the mention of any alleged investigator misconduct or other potential jury-baiting information during criminal proceedings against George Grace, the former mayor of St. Gabriel, La., who has been charged with taking bribes for government contracts.

Prosecutors believe Grace, who was indicted in September 2010 on charges he solicited and took bribes in exchange for using his position to influence real estate transactions and support a contract for a conceptual waste-cleaning project, may attempt to bring to light...
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