What does the Stevens Case Mean for Alaska Prosecutions?

That’s basically what The Times asks this morning.  Does the Stevens case wreckage impact any of the other related prosecutions in Alaska? Or any unrelated cases?

“Any good lawyer is going to be saying, ‘If they are brazen enough or sloppy enough to withhold evidence in the Ted Stevens case, we need to presume they did it other cases as well,’ ” said John Wolfe, a lawyer in Seattle who represents Ben Stevens.

Attorney General Eric Holder replaced the head of the agency’s Office of Professional Responsibility, the division that would investigate any prosecutorial misconduct, yesterday.

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