Friday, February 20, 2009

Prosecutorial Misconduct In The Ted Stevens Trial

Senator Ted Stevens

Justice For Ted Stevens -- Wall Street Journal

Signs of prosecutorial misconduct.

The headlines are gone, and MSNBC no longer cares. But that's all the more reason to take note of the strange and disturbing turn in the Ted Stevens legal saga.

Prosecutors claimed this senior Senatorial scalp last year, winning an ethics conviction a fortnight before the octogenarian Republican narrowly lost his bid for a seventh term from Alaska. Though media interest stopped there, the story has since become one of ambitious prosecutors who at the very least botched the job and may have miscarried justice.

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My Comment: I am not a fan of Sen. Ted Stevens .... but the prosecutors screwed up (big time) on this case.

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