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Nearly seven years since the botched prosecution of the late Alaska senator Ted Stevens, federal judges in Washington are considering a rule that describes in detail for the first time the government's obligation to turn over evidence to defense lawyers.
Benjamin Brafman, the newly retained attorney for indicted ex-pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli, on Wednesday told a federal judge that he might seek to challenge prosecutors' use of some emails between Shkreli and a Kaye Scholer attorney.
Two defendants in the Bridgegate criminal case have taken different tacks in seeking to have charges against them dismissed.
Plaintiffs lawyers leading hundreds of lawsuits over General Motors Co.'s ignition-switch defect on Monday defended their management of the multidistrict litigation, which came under attack after the first bellwether trial imploded abruptly last month amid revelations of apparent fraud and perjury.