(1) to develop and obtain evidence sufficient to establish defendant’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt;
(2) to investigate the full extent of the offense(s) in question and identify all other individuals who should be held criminally responsible for the offense(s); or
(3) to decide whether criminal prosecution of defendant for the offense(s) in question is in the public interest.The dismissal of Youn's case would leave Amato as the only one charged in the pending in the case. A dismissal without prejudice, nevertheless, would allow the government to reinstate criminal charges against Youn at a future date.
[UPDATE May 22, 2013: The court on May 13, 2013 granted the dismissal of the charge without prejudice.]
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