Federal prosecutors' tactics are under fire as defendants in one Silicon Valley economic espionage case are used against defendants in another. For the government to succeed in its apparent strategy of trading sentencing leniency for one pair of defendants in order to help convict another pair on higher-profile charges, they'll have to first persuade Judge James Ware to turn aside defense challenges to the FBI's tactics, which were aired in his courtroom last week.
DOJ's Economic-Spy Strategy Emerges
May 5, 2008
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