US judge opinion on prosecutors’ conduct re disclosure in Ali Sadr sanctions case

We reported in July 2020 that a federal court in New York had vacated a jury’s verdict convicting Ali Sadr Nejad of violating US sanctions, and dismissed the indictment without prejudice. Judge Alison Nathan has now issued an opinion and order, in which she describes the prosecutors’ failure to disclose potentially exculpatory evidence as a “serious dereliction of duty”.

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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters & Peters LLP...

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