Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Ninth Circuit reverses conviction because of prosecutorial misconduct

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has thrown out former Brocade CEO Gregory Reyes' criminal conviction for backdating stock options because of prosecutorial misconduct. The Court ordered a new trial because the prosecution misled jurors with false assertions during closing arguments. The opinion is available here. Full story here.

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