Judge Declines To Toss Sen. Stevens' Case

Law360 (October 2, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- After a dramatic day in the criminal trial against Sen. Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, the court has denied a request by the senator's attorneys to toss the case or declare a mistrial, clearing the way for the case to wrap up before the November elections.

Judge Emmet G. Sullivan of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia berated federal prosecutors early Thursday for failing to hand over key evidence in a timely fashion, after the senator's lawyers complained that useful evidence had been withheld until...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.