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Indictment Flawed, But Charges Stand

Publication Date: 
November 06, 2006
Charleston Gazette
Andrew Clevenger

"Charleston Gazette" quotes Associate Professor Jeffrey L. Fisher

"It's not unusual for an indictment to be amended before the trial so long as it doesn't result in prejudice for the defendant," said Jeffrey L. Fisher, an associate professor at Stanford University's law school. "Ministerial errors can be fixed by amendment."