Lerach's Motion To Seal Documents Faces Opposition

Law360, New York (February 1, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Federal prosecutors have opposed a motion by plaintiffs attorney William S. Lerach to seal all court documents related to his upcoming sentencing for allegedly taking part in a kickback scheme at Milberg Weiss, his former firm.

In a response filed Tuesday with the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, prosecutors said that while some of the documents contained items of a “deeply personal nature,” the vast majority dealt with Lerach's abilities as an attorney, his legal position with respect to sentencing and his...
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