By KEVIN LESSMILLER (CN) - A federal judge should not have let a white-collar criminal go free on probation because of the temporary government shutdown, the 2nd Circuit ruled. U.S. District Judge Frederic Block had done just that in sentencing ... Courthouse News Service, 1 month ago
Jury nullification is a long-term pet project. Can members of juries really stand in judgment of the laws they are sworn to apply? Can jurors really choose to acquit someone of a crime because they believe a law is unjust? This concept known ...AlterNet.org, 1 month ago
By ADAM KLASFELD MANHATTAN (CN) - Government transparency supports releasing interrogation footage of the only Guantanamo detainee whom the government admits was tortured, a lawyer told the 2nd Circuit on Wednesday. "The court's decision in this ...Courthouse News Service, 2 months ago
WASHINGTON , June 17 -- The Commodity Futures Trading Commission issued the following news release: U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Chairman Timothy Massad today announced his staff hires as he starts his chairmanship. These ...HispanicBusiness.com, 2 months ago
By ADAM KLASFELD MANHATTAN (CN) - The Supreme Court refused Monday to hear Galleon hedge fund billionaire Raj Rajartnam's appeal of his convictions for a massive insider trading scheme. Rajaratnam has been serving an 11-year sentence after being ...Courthouse News Service, 2 months ago
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