Judge Lewis A. Kaplan, who dismissed charges against 13 of the defendants in the KPMG tax shelter case earlier this week, has issued a temporary stay on his own decision.

Prosecutors had appealed the federal judge's decision and asked for the stay. The judge also moved the trial date for the remaining five defendants, including three former KPMG employees, from September to October. Prosecutors had asked for an indefinite postponement.

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