Stories Tagged ‘U.S. District COurt for the Southern District of New York’

Lockerbie Bombing Set U.S. Attorney on Career Path

By Stephanie Woodrow | February 15, 2022 5:09 pm

The murder of his sister on Pan Am Flight 103 in 1988 set Richard Hartunian on the path to becoming a U.S. Attorney. He was confirmed last week as U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of New York.

Ex-Prosecutor Could Become First Openly Gay Federal Judge

By Joe Palazzolo | February 9, 2022 11:56 am

Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced he is recommending former federal prosecutor Daniel Alter for a spot on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Mukasey: Rep. Moran Needs ‘Help’ From Fort Hood Shooter

By Stephanie Woodrow | November 18, 2021 3:10 pm

The former Attorney General criticized Moran for comments he made last week that people who object to KSM being tried in New York are “un-American.”

Mukasey Slams Decision To Prosecute KSM In New York

By Joe Palazzolo | November 13, 2021 7:40 pm

The former Attorney General said granting terrorism suspects access to civilian courts will present a “cornucopia [of intelligence] for those still at large and a circus for those in custody.”

FCPA Defendant Bourke Sentenced

By Joe Palazzolo | November 11, 2021 6:21 pm

The co-founder of luxury handbag-maker Dooney & Bourke was convicted of scheming to bribe officials in an oil deal in Azerbaijan. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act cases rarely go to trial.