Politics & Government

April 7, 2009 1:38 PM

Judge orders criminal probe of Stevens prosecutors

U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan has named a special prosecutor to investigate government attorneys for possible obstruction of justice charges for failing to disclose evidence that might have helped the defense in the trial of former U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens. Sullivan made the announcement as he set aside the guilty verdict against Stevens and dismissed the indictment.

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