March 2011

Indictment of Former GSK Lawyer Dismissed

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On March 23, 2011, United States District Judge Roger Titus in Greenbelt, Maryland dismissed the indictment of former GlaxoSmithKline in-house counsel Lauren Stevens because prosecutors erroneously instructed the grand jury that the advice of counsel defense did not apply until trial. While the dismissal is without prejudice, Judge Titus ruled that the prosecutors must properly instruct the grand jury before Stevens can be re-indicted.

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