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A Louisiana attorney discipline board has recommended disbarment for a former longtime federal prosecutor who posted anonymous online comments on news articles about cases his office was pursuing, including a high-profile prosecution accusing New Orleans police officers of shooting unarmed city residents shortly after Hurricane Katrina.

Scott Flaherty

Scott Flaherty, based in New York, covers the business of law with a focus on legal ethics, lawyer misconduct, conflicts-of-interest and litigation involving law firms. He can be reached at sflaherty@alm.com. On Twitter: @sflaherty18

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