Q&A: Elliot Peters on a Client's Suicide, Lance Armstrong and 'Prosecutorial Excess'

, The Recorder


This month Elliot Peters' young client hanged himself. Another client confessed his sins to Oprah. And yet another emerged as a poster boy for the feds' controversial medical marijuana crackdown in California. Internet activist Aaron Swartz, disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong and Matthew Davies, the operator of a licensed pot dispensary, have each been making national news headlines, often a hallmark of Peters' cases. The Recorder sat down with the former prosecutor at his law firm, Keker & Van Nest.

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