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â€œIt is too late to do justice to Senator Stevens, but we must do justice to the Constitution.â€
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Lisa Murkowski today submitted a statement for the record (attached in its entirety) in a hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee focused on the independent investigator Henry Schuelke’s report on the prosecutorial misconduct surrounding the trial of Senator Ted Stevens.
Senator Murkowski addressed the misconduct of the Department of Justice prosecution team, her recent legislation that would attempt to eliminate future unethical prosecutions – and the lingering questions surrounding the Justice Department’s decision to not pursue charges against key witness Bill Allen.
Some key excerpts from her statement include: