Topic: James Cohen
In sexual assault cases, like the one against ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, outcomes often hang on the credibility of the accusers, who usually must testify, say legal experts.
07/01/2011 04:43 pm
Strauss-Kahn must also be monitored, hand in his passports, and post another $5 million bond. Prosecutors, who opposed the deal, said a grand jury indicted him on seven counts.
05/19/2011 08:23 pm
The judge sent Faisal Shahzad to prison for the rest of his life. His crime – attempting to bomb Times Square – was serious, and he was defiant in court appearances.
10/05/2010 05:16 pm
Bank of America and then-CEO Ken Lewis misled investors about the risks of acquiring Merrill Lynch, alleges a civil suit filed Thursday by New York's attorney general. The bank and the SEC, meanwhile, offer a $150 million settlement for investors over the Merrill Lynch episode.
02/04/2010 05:31 pm
The harsh sentence is meant to send a message, but is that necessary?
06/29/2009 01:00 am