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After quitting in protest, prominent U.S. judge rejoins DOJ commission

Court Declines to Vacate Jury Verdict in Countrywide FIRREA La...

On February 3, Judge Jed S. Rakoff of the United States District Court of the Southern District of New York denied Bank of America Corporation's and Rebecca Mairone's motion for judgment as a matter of law, or, in the alternative a new trial. The ... JD Supra, 3 weeks ago

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Bitcoin promoter gets two years for Silk Road money laundering

US district judge Jed Rakoff, who ordered Shrem to forfeit almost $1 million, said he committed a serious crime and that a prison term is warranted. Photo: Bloomberg Manhattan: Charlie Shrem, the former Bitcoin Foundation Inc. executive who ...
 Livemint.com2 months ago Bitcoin entrepreneur Shrem to prison  USA Today2 months ago Bitcoin Backer Gets Two Years Prison for Illicit Transfers  NDTV2 months ago Bitcoin Trader Gets Two Years in Jail for Black Market Transactions  RIA Novosti2 months ago

Heres Why Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) (PBR) Will Face A Fraud Lawsuit

According to Bloomberg, a New York-based law firm Pomerantz LLP, was appointed by the US district judge Jed Rakoff as the representative of a group of investors, suing Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras SA (ADR) ( NYSE:PBR ) for the corruption scheme it ...
 Bidness Etc1 day ago Pomerantz Firm Chosen to Lead Petrobras Share Fraud Suit  Washington Post1 day ago

Clash with Justice Dept. has Judge Resigning from Presidential Panel and then Returning

The only federal judge serving on a presidential commission on forensic science, U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff last week resigned from the panel in protest over a Department of Justice (DOJ) action, then returned to the panel two days later after ...
 AllGov1 month ago Judge Rakoff returns to forensic panel after Justice Department backs off decision  Washington Post1 month ago DOJ Retreats from Fight With Rakoff Over Evidence Rules  Austin American Statesman1 month ago U.S. Justice Department Backs Down in Fight Over Science Evidence  iMarketReports1 month ago
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The Surprise Cost of Whistleblowing

On February 3, 2015, in United States v. Huron Consulting Group HURN +0.37% , Inc ., U.S. District Judge Jed S. Rakoff, took the unusual but not unprecedented step of ordering a False Claims Act (FCA) relator to pay thousands of dollars of costs ...
 JD Supra2 weeks ago

Bank of America Can't Dodge $1.27B Countrywide Verdict

Never one to mince words, U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan had a few harsh ones for Bank of America Corp. on Tuesday, ruling that it utterly failed to offer a compelling reason to retry a mortgage fraud case that put the bank on the hook ...
 Law Technology News1 month ago Bank of America fails to overturn Countrywide fraud verdict  Reuters1 month ago

4 years in prison for bitcoin exchanger who helped Silk Road

U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff noted that Robert Faiella had been convicted in a tax case previously and his sentence needed to be long enough to deter him from committing other crimes. "In his case, clearly he didn't learn the lesson," said the ...
 Investor's Business Daily1 month ago Judge sentences Florida bitcoin exchanger to 4 years in prison for aiding Silk Road website  Canadian Business Magazine1 month ago Feds Arrest Washington Man Tied to Silk Road 2  Courthouse News Service1 month ago Bitcoin seller gets 4-year prison sentence for enabling Silk Road transactions  CBC1 month ago
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As the SEC Brings More Administrative Proceedings, Criticism Grows

U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff delivered a speech at the Practising Law Institute in November with a characteristically provocative title: Is the SEC Becoming a Law Unto Itself? The influential New York judge noted that the U.S. Securities and ...
 Law Technology News1 week ago District Court Rejects Constitutional Challenge to SEC Administrative Proceedings  JD Supra2 months ago
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Extraordinary Cooperation Allows SAC Capital Defendant to Avoid Prison | Compliance Week

Yesterday, U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff sentenced admitted insider trader Noah Freeman to no time in prison due to his extraordinary cooperation with prosecutors. Freeman's cooperation helped prosecutors secure convictions of other defendants at ...
 Securities Docket4 weeks ago Ex-SAC manager avoids prison after cooperating in insider trading probe  CNBC4 weeks ago

Eyewitnesses aren't as reliable as you might think

By Thomas Albright and Jed Rakoff, Thomas Albright is a professor at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies. Jed Rakoff is a federal district judge in the Southern District of New York. Over the past quarter-century, more than 1,400 ...
 Washington Post1 month ago
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