Judge Declines To Toss Sen. Stevens' Case

Law360, New York (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...
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