Ex-InterMune CEO Can’t Force Justice Department To Retract Press Release
(September 15, 2015, 10:07 AM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — A former drug company executive who was convicted of wire fraud for a misleading press release cannot sue under federal law to force the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to correct its news release about his conviction, a panel of the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Sept. 8 (W. Scott Harkonen, M.D. v. United States Department of Justice, et al., No. 13-15197, 9th Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 15926).
(Harkonen opinion in Section B. Document #28-150917-005Z.)