Thursday, March 15, 2012

Probe Blasts Prosecutors In Ted Stevens Case

Probe Into Ted Stevens Case Finds Vital Evidence Concealed -- Kansas City/McClatchy News

WASHINGTON -- A special prosecutor's finding that Justice Department attorneys concealed vital information from the defense in the case against then-Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens, one of the nation's longest-serving senators, has prompted calls for Congress to clamp down on prosecutors.

In a case that could have future implications in how the Justice Department prosecutes public officials, a report released Thursday found that the Stevens investigation and prosecution "were permeated by the systematic concealment" of key evidence that would have been beneficial to his defense and that "seriously damaged the testimony and credibility" of the government's key witness, the corrupt Alaskan former chief of oil field-services company Veco Corp.

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More News On Prosecutors Concealing Vital Evidence On Ted Stevens

Report: Prosecutors Hid Evidence In Ted Stevens Case -- NPR
Court-appointed counsel issues report harshly critical of Stevens prosecutors -- CNN
Prosecutors Withheld Stevens Evidence, Report Says -- Wall Street Journal
Probe faults FBI, IRS agents in Stevens case -- FBI
Report: Intentional misconduct in prosecution of Ted Stevens -- L.A. Times
Prosecutors repeatedly hid evidence in Senator Stevens case -- Reuters
Report blasts prosecutors in Ted Stevens case -- Politico
Details Of Witness Relationship With Underage Girl Hidden, Report Into Stevens Prosecution Says -- TPM
Ted Stevens report: Unknown is, would he have been found guilty? -- L.A. Times

My Comment: Ted Stevens is dead .... which makes this probe mute (for him).

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