Case Detail
CitationUnited States v. Stein, 435 F.Supp.2d 330 (S.D.N.Y. 2006)
CrimeNon-violent, other
StateNY
Pros. First NameUKN
Pros. Last NameUKN
FederalYes
Trial Year2006
BodyTrial court
OpinionThe District Court dismissed financial crime charges of 13 defendants due to the prosecutors' improper pressure on their employer KPMG to stop paying their legal fees. "This is intolerable to a society that holds out to the world as a paragon of justice. The responsibility for the dismissal of this indictment as to the 13 defendants lies with the government."
Determination Year2006
Misconduct TypeP
C/S EffectDismissal
Pros. Misc. ReportedUKN
SanctionsUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
Web linkhttp://jenner.com/system/assets/assets/4972/original/Stein.pdf?1320339842