Report: DOJ Lawyers Won’t Face Criminal Charges Over Sen. Stevens Prosecution
Posted Nov 15, 2010 12:23 PM CST
By Martha Neil
Citing unidentified sources, NPR says a special prosecutor appointed by a federal judge has decided not to bring any criminal charges against prosecutors involved in the collapsed U.S. Department of Justice case against former Sen. Ted Stevens.
However, two DOJ lawyers are appealing a civil contempt finding by U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan in the Washington, D.C., case, which he has refused to vacate, reports the Blog of Legal Times.
The onetime Republican senator from Alaska died in a plane crash in August.
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