Federal prosecutor Daniel Zachem has a lot riding on a pro se civil suit against him that alleges he participated in a conspiracy to violate the rights of a Washington, D.C., grand juror. But the suit has far-reaching implications for all federal prosecutors, so Zachem's lawyer, Crowell & Moring partner Michael Martinez, wants the U.S. Supreme Court to pick up the case and reverse a federal appeals court ruling this year that narrowed the scope of prosecution immunity from the suit.
Lawyer for Prosecutor Seeks Supreme Court Review of Immunity Ruling
The National Law Journal
November 30, 2009