In an opinion piece titled “No Justice for Business,” the editorial board railed against the lack of any legal remedy for Howard Root and Vascular Solutions Inc. to recover the $25 million they spent fighting a fabricated case. In addition to Bud and Finley being called out by name — their shakedown tactics exposed to the paper’s two-million-plus readership — the WSJ editors call for DOJ to clean up their act:
It’s a good day when an honest company succeeds against attempts to criminalize an honest business. Even sweeter would be if Congress and DOJ used the occasion to institute reforms to ensure accountability for prosecutions that never should have happened.
Read the rest at wsj.com.
Read about the senators who took up the call from the WSJ and the DOJ’s disappointing response.