Former asst. U.S. attorney celebrated, then indicted, over terror prosecution

, The American Lawyer

The story of former Assistant U.S. Attorney Richard Convertino seems destined for the big screen. With the government's war on terrorism as the backdrop, it features head-spinning twists and wrinkles. In 2003, Convertino became the first prosecutor to win post-9/11 convictions on terrorism-related charges. Three years later, after a federal judge dismissed the convictions, Convertino was indicted for his handling of the case for which he was once celebrated. Could there still be a happy ending?

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