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November 6, 2008

Spitzer dodges criminal prosecution

As detailed in this article from the New York Law Journal, the former New York Governor apparently no longer has to worry about executive privileges in federal prison.  Here are the basics:

He may have lost his government job, but former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer will not face prosecution for the scandal that drove him from office. Southern District of New York U.S. Attorney Michael J. Garcia announced Thursday that his office will not pursue criminal charges against Spitzer for any offense related to patronizing a high-end prostitution ring.

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