Juggler's Act: A Prosecutor to Probe Meese

A prosecutor to probe Meese

He's a three-pin juggler, a jogger and, in the view of one federal judge, something of a legal genius. Both on tennis courts and in courts of law, his dress is often unusual: 1930s-style white flannels and sweater at play; bow ties and double-breasted suits at work. He relaxes by reading 19th century literary criticism and listening to pop singers from the 1920s. Long considered one of Washington's best trial Lawyers, Jacob Stein, 59, last week agreed to serve in one of the capital's current hot spots as the special prosecutor selected by a three-judge panel to...

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