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Robert Morgenthau

The Scandals That Could Bring Down Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes

ProPublica | Posted 09.06.2013 | New York

By Joaquin Sapien, ProPublica The year was 1990. George H.W. Bush was pr...

What Susan Rice Could Learn From Former Manhattan D.A. Robert Morgenthau

Sarwar Kashmeri | Posted 08.12.2013 | World
Sarwar Kashmeri

Robert Morgenthau used to have a framed Oliphant cartoon in his office. It comically depicted the attempt by the newly inaugurated President Nixon to fire Morgenthau, a Democrat, from his then position as U.S. Attorney of the Southern District of New York.

Portrait of Wally and Follow Me: The Yoni Netanyahu Story: Two Faces of Ronald Lauder

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.06.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

"Who owns art?" you might say is the center of the debate concerning art stolen from Jews. But as my mother, an Auschwitz survivor used to say, there is a right and a wrong.

John Edwards Named In 'Millionaire Madam' Investigation

| Posted 03.23.2012 | New York

By Murray Weiss MANHATTAN — A call girl working for alleged "Millionaire Madam" Anna Gristina told investigators she was paid to have sex with fo...

Matt Sledge

Compensation Proves Elusive For Men Wrongfully Accused In Park Rape Case

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 07.06.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- When police in New York are accused of misconduct, the city usually likes to settle quickly and quietly. New York City dished out $117 mil...

Charlie on the Griddle

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

Now on the Congressional griddle for widespread ethical and possibly criminal misdeeds, Rep. Charles Rangel has been a controversial figure in his dealings with the NYPD for four decades.

Why It Matters When Immigrants Keep Quiet

Afton Branche | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Afton Branche

Without the help of all residents, local police cannot effectively catch criminals, some of whom intentionally victimize recent or undocumented immigrants.

Robert Morgenthau, Former DA, Withdraws From FDNY Hiring Case Citing "Resentment"

AP | CRISTIAN SALAZAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Former Manhattan district attorney Robert Morgenthau withdrew on Tuesday from his role overseeing the city's efforts to improve the h...

Morgenthau Gets A New Job

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A federal judge in Brooklyn has appointed former longtime New York District Attorney Robert Morgenthau as a special master to help fo...

Robert Morgenthau, Former Manhattan District Attorney, Joins Law Firm

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — "Law & Order," meet "The Practice." Three weeks after stepping down from his 35-year job as Manhattan's district attorney – wh...

Da Dum. Real Life Law and Order, New Manhattan DA Cy Vance to Star

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Steve Rosenbaum

After 35 years in the office of District Attorney, Robert Morgenthau has handed over the reigns of the busiest and most storied DA's office to Cy Vance Jr.

Manhattan Gets First New DA In 35 Years

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK - Politically pedigreed trial lawyer Cy Vance has been elected as Manhattan's first new district attorney in 35 years. The Democrat had 92...

DA Morgenthau Bids Farewell To Office Of 35 Years

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Robert Morgenthau has been cast in many roles during his decades in office. The inspiration for the district attorney on TV's "Law &...

New DA Promises 'Humility'

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Manhattan's first new district attorney in 35 years says he'll balance public safety with fairness as he takes over one of the nation...

The Bloom's Off His Rose

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

Mayor Bloomberg's store-bought third term has not yet begun yet he has picked a fight with someone no one in his right mind wants to fight: outgoing Manhattan DA Robert Morgenthau.

Cy Vance, Newly Elected Manhattan DA, Shapes Agenda For Manhattan Office

The New York Law Journal | Noeleen G. Walder | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Despite low voter turnout in Tuesday's Democratic primary, Cyrus R. Vance Jr. bested his two opponents in the race for Manhattan district attorney wit...

The Morgenthau Era Comes To An End, But The Jury Is Still Out On Some

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

Imagine how surprised and delighted New Yorkers must have been when they awoke to find the city is embarking on a Democratic runoff -- a two-week political steel cage match to decide the nominations for public advocate and comptroller.

The Jury Is In: Cy Vance Wins DA Primary

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Defense lawyer and political scion Cy Vance is poised to become Manhattan's first new district attorney in 35 years after winning Tue...

"You can't play politics with people's lives."

Linda Fairstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Linda Fairstein

Leslie Crocker Snyder's vitriolic pandering is done with blatant disregard of the bedrock principles of our criminal justice system: the right of the accused to competent counsel and a vigorous defense.

After 34 Years, Who Will Replace Morgenthau?

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — One is a former hard-nosed judge so known for her stiff sentences that drug dealers named a brand of heroin after her. Another enjoys...

Morgenthau's Axis Debunked

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mark Weisbrot

The text of Manhattan D.A. Robert Morgenthau's September 9 Wall Street Journal op-ed, with rebuttals for 21 incorrect statements in the text.

Which Manhattan D.A. Candidate Will Win The New York Times Endorsement ?

New York Magazine | By Geoffrey Gray | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

In races where no voter seems to know any of the candidates, and what the candidates stand for all sounds the same, the endorsement of the New York Ti...

DA Wants Jail Time For Plaxico Burress: NY Post Report

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Manhattan's district attorney says he wants former Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress to serve time in prison, the New York Post re...

N.Y. Mortgage Fraud Ring Stole $102 Million From Banks: DA

AP | Samuel Maull | Posted 02.14.2014 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) -- Twenty-five people, including lawyers, bankers, mortgage brokers and appraisers, and a mortgage company have been charged with commit...

The Upstate Senator That Wasn't

John R. Bohrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John R. Bohrer

Some, if any, will remember Stratton as the dean of the New York congressional delegation about two decades ago. But in the early 1960s, he and Ms. Gillibrand had a lot in common.