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Judge Drops Most Serious of Stewart's Charges

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Judge Drops Most Serious of Stewart's Charges

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Judge Drops Most Serious of Stewart's Charges

Judge Drops Most Serious of Stewart's Charges

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In a written opinion released Friday, Judge Miriam Goldman Cedarbaum dismisses the most serious charge against Martha Stewart in the style maven's trial stemming from allegations of insider stock trading. Stewart faced a maximum of 10 years in prison if she had been convicted of securities fraud. NPR's Jim Zarroli reports.