Despite pleas by a Justice Department official and two legal scholars to slow down, the Senate Judiciary Committee's top Republican is pushing for a quick vote on legislation that would limit federal prosecutors' ability to pressure cooperation from companies under investigation for corporate fraud. Sen. Arlen Specter, during a hearing on his bill Tuesday, dismissed calls to wait until the nominee for U.S. attorney general, retired federal Judge Michael Mukasey, weighs in on the matter.
Specter Pushes Bill to Curb Corporate Prosecutors
September 19, 2007
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