FDA’s Pursuit of Punishing People

August 1, 2011

This FDLI Update article discusses the recent and highly publicized directed verdict for Lauren Stevens, the former in-house lawyer at GlaxoSmithKline, who was on trial for charges that she, basically, lied to the federal government in response to a subpoena demanding documents. United States District Court Judge Roger W. Titus’ ruling, writes Mr. Farquhar, “should be a clarion call that prosecutors need to be mindful stewards of the enormous power that they have to decimate peoples lives.”

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