DOJ Urges Sanctions For Attys Who Botched Stevens Case

Law360, New York (March 8, 2012, 2:13 PM EST) -- Attorneys who botched the 2008 corruption case against the late Sen. Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, should receive sanctions, according to an internal U.S. Department of Justice report on alleged prosecutorial misconduct on which U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder briefed lawmakers Thursday.

Holder, who came before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice and Science to discuss the $21.7 billion budget request for the DOJ, said that as much as possible of the Office of Professional Responsibility's “exhaustive study” would be made public.

Another report, scheduled to be...
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