DOJ loses thirteen KPMG tax indictments through prosecutorial misconduct

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The U.S. Department of Justice took another ethical black eye yesterday, this time from the 2nd Circuit Court

of Appeals in Manhattan. The court held — in a widely watched KPMG tax fraud case — that DOJ attorneys

illegally interfered with the defendants’ access to legal counsel, protected under the 6th Amendment to the

United States Constitution.

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