Judge Tosses Stevens Verdict: But Does This Mean He's Innocent?

by Benjamin Domenech on 1:22 am April 8, 2009

“In nearly 25 years on the bench, I’ve never seen anything approaching the mishandling and misconduct that I’ve seen in this case,” says District Judge Emmet Sullivan in throwing out Ted Stevens’ conviction, orders inquiry into behavior of the prosecution. Lesson: Civil servant lawyers prosecuting a Republican in a GOP administration knew they were bulletproof.

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