Most Gov't Exhibits Rejected In Grace Asbestos Trial

Law360, New York (April 24, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The judge in a criminal trial accusing W.R. Grace & Co. and its former executives of hiding the dangers of asbestos exposure stemming from a Montana mine has excluded the lion's share of evidence recently submitted by the U.S. government, calling much of it highly prejudicial.

Judge Donald W. Molloy of the U.S. District Court for the District of Montana on Thursday allowed only seven of about 50 pieces of prosecutors' evidence.

While some of the evidence shows knowledge of asbestos danger, most of it doesn't...
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