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Ink expert in Martha Stewart trial found not guilty of perjury

[JURIST] Larry Stewart, a US Secret Service ink expert on trial relating to charges that he falsely testified about his role in the Martha Stewart investigation, was found not guilty on Tuesday. Stewart, if he had been found guilty on the two perjury counts, could have been sent to prison for up to ten years.

Read the indictment against Larry Stewart here [PDF]. Read more about the Martha Stewart case. JURIST's Paper Chase has background on the Martha Stewart case. Reuters has more.

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