2 Prosecutors Sidelined Over Misconduct In Stevens Case

Law360, New York (May 24, 2012, 10:25 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Justice suspended two federal prosecutors over findings from a report it released Thursday that said they had shown “reckless disregard” in withholding important evidence from the defense in the infamous prosecution of the late Sen. Ted Stevens.

Assistant U.S. Attorneys Joseph Bottini and James Goeke were suspended without pay for 40 and 15 days, respectively, over what the 672-page report by the Justice Department's Office of Professional Responsibility detailed as grave violations of disclosure rules imposed by the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark...
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