TITLE

Rep. Jefferson, prosecutors square off on search powers

AUTHOR(S)
Crabtree, Susan
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Hill;5/16/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 58, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports issues concerning the question of whether Representative William Jefferson can prevent prosecutors from viewing pages of documents obtained in U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation raid of his office. Jefferson and attorneys for the government have argued before a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit that the Constitution's speech and debate clause defends members of Congress from government intrusion.
ACCESSION #
25279726

 

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