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Loren Berlin

Court Rules SEC Can No Longer Be 'Yapping, Small Dog' | Loren Berlin | Posted 11.29.2011 | Business

When federal judge Jed Rakoff tossed out a proposed settlement between the Securities and Exchange Commission and banking giant Citigroup on Monday, h...

Hold the KSM As a Federal Court Trial at a Military Installation

Julie Menin | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Julie Menin

As Chairperson of Community Board 1 in Lower Manhattan, I wrote today to Eric Holder asking him to reconsider the decision to hold the KSM trial at the federal courthouse in lower Manhattan.

Just a Few Blocks Away...

Gerald Shargel | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Gerald Shargel

Even Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, a self-described "jackal," will be presumed innocent. But with all the constitutional embroidery, will Mohammed receive a fair trial in Manhattan?

The Real Modern Pirates? MNCs Beyond the Rule of Law

Terra Lawson-Remer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Terra Lawson-Remer

The most common modern pirates are multinational corporations operating beyond the rule of law. The U.S. can and should take firm measures against this kind of piracy, just as we have against the Somali pirates.