Approaching Prosecutorial Misconduct

Law360, New York (August 20, 2012, 12:37 PM EDT) -- With the Second Circuit’s recent reversal of the insider trading convictions in the Squawk Box case, United States v. Mahaffey, et al, the trade press is ringing once again with claims of continuing prosecutorial abuse. Judging by press reports on this case and others, including the Senator Ted Stevens case, the instances of prosecutorial misconduct appear to be on the rise.

The white collar bar and political interests are banging the drum concerning the need for Congress and the U.S. Supreme Court to address the issue....
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