DC Circ. Affirms Contempt Ruling For Stevens Prosecutors

Law360, New York (December 9, 2011, 5:45 PM EST) -- The D.C. Circuit on Friday affirmed a lower court decision finding two senior U.S. Department of Justice lawyers in civil contempt for allegedly failing to submit evidence during the corruption trial of the late Sen. Ted Stevens, R-Alaska.

Circuit Judge Judith W. Rogers stated that Brenda Morris and William Welch were not found in criminal contempt, as the attorneys had argued, because the purpose of the Washington federal court’s contempt finding was only to compel them to produce documents the court had ordered about Stevens, who...
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