Report Says DOJ Prosecutors Engaged In ‘Systematic Concealment’ In Ted Stevens Case

March 15, 2012 5:35 a.m.

Updated: 10:40AM

An independent report released Thursday concluded that Justice Department prosecutors engaged in “systematic concealment” of information that would have benefited the defense of Sen. Ted Stevens (R-AK) and that they allowed false testimony to be introduced.

The over 500-page report does not recommend prosecuting any of the lawyers for criminal contempt even though they failed to fulfill their constitutional duties.

“It should go without saying that neither Judge Sullivan, nor any District Judge, should have to order the Government to comply with its constitutional obligations, let alone that he should feel compelled to craft such an order with a view toward a criminal contempt prosecution, anticipating its willful violation,” the report states.

Read the full report below.

Ted Stevens Report

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