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Former Alaska senator Ted Stevens exits the federal courthouse in D.C. in April 2009.

D.C. Judges Weigh Rule to Curb Prosecutor Misconduct

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.

Martin Shkreli

Lawyer for Ex-Pharma CEO May Try to Block Emails

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.

The George Washington Bridge

Baroni, Kelly Ask Judge to Toss Out Bridgegate Indictments

Two defendants in the Bridgegate criminal case have taken different tacks in seeking to have charges against them dismissed.

Lance Cooper.

Plaintiffs Lawyers in GM Bellwether Fire Back at Criticisms

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.