Politics & Government

April 14, 2009

After lapses, Justice orders retraining for its prosecutors

Attorney General Eric Holder launched a wide-ranging review Tuesday of his lawyers' compliance with evidence-sharing rules in response to a federal judge's scathing criticism of prosecutors' conduct in the corruption trial of former Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens. Holder's orders, which included new training for prosecutors, represent yet another humbling blow to a department that prides itself on upholding the highest legal standards.

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