Statute of Limitations for Securities Fraud Burns, US Attorney for SDNY Fiddles

By: Friday February 18, 2011 2:30 pm

Preet Bharara, the US Attorney for the Southern District of New York, is letting the statute of limitations run on securities fraud related to sales of real estate mortgage-backed securities. He’s very busy with insider trading cases and partying with his buddies at the law firms that got reich creating teh deals and then coping with the fall-out.


The White House Needs to Butt Out – Leave It to DOJ and the Judicial Branch

By: Saturday January 30, 2010 4:00 pm

Anytime a criminal defendant wanted to change the venue of his trial, all he has to do is arrange for a credible threat to the neighborhood around the courthouse. Yeah, that’s really smart.

Some Alleged 9/11 Plotters to be Tried in SDNY, Storehouse of Evidence Untainted by Torture

By: Friday November 13, 2009 7:17 am

I’m thinking that the decision to try it here has mostly to do with all that lovely stockpile of non GITMO tainted evidence

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