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  • Even with good promotions, and despite the fact that IMHO AUSA in the SDNY is THE BEST lawyer job on the planet, many leave soon after their 3 years are up b/c with that credit on their resume they can get partnership track gigs at bog fanct national law firms and be pulling donw more than a quarter mill. per year before they are 30 years old.

    Firedoglake » Safavian Found Guilty

  • The more that I think about it, the more this case resembles McNeil-PPC v. Pfizer, the dental floss case from SDNY, where the key question was what it meant to “floss” — did it mean to floss correctly, or to floss the way most people actually floss, which is to say badly.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • This issue arises often where a saying is placed on clothing (e.g., the Harley Davidson RIDE HARD case) or other product (the recent LOVE POTION case in the SDNY).

    When is descriptive use not descriptive?

  • On March 25, 2010, BrokeAndBroker. com published a detailed analysis of Securities and Exchange Commission v. Igor Poteroba, Aleksey Koval and Alexander Vorobiev (SDNY March 24, 2010), available here, which alleged that Defendant Igor Poteroba, a high-ranking investment banker in UBS Securities LLC's Global Healthcare Group in New York City, tipped his friend Defendant Aleksey Koval with highly confidential inside information about impending transactions involving pharmaceutical companies.

    Bill Singer: Insider Trading: Frequent Flyers, Potatoes and Macy's

  • Similarly, I compliment Preet Bharara and his staff for the presentation of their criminal case, and I would note the the US Attorney's Office for the SDNY has been consistently outstanding in its handling of Wall Street misconduct under Mr. Bharara's tenure.

    Bill Singer: Insider Trading: Frequent Flyers, Potatoes and Macy's

  • In Cablevision, the district court (SDNY) had enjoined rollout of the service on copyright infringement grounds.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Copyright Action, Singapore Dep’t

  • Interesting data from 15 years of SDNY trademark cases, coded and written up by four Harvard Law students.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • Mr. Reisner, who worked in the U.S. attorney's office from 1990 to 1994, is the latest SDNY veteran to move between the SEC and the Southern District.

    Top SEC Lawyer Heads to U.S. Attorney's Office in N.Y.

  • Special courts are unnecessary, and realistically, large financial institutions will be governed by the SDNY or D Del. anyway, in most cases.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Bankruptcy Reform Instead of Bailouts

  • Comparable to Alvin Lucier's Music on a Long Thin Wire, where he strung a wire across the dome of the customs house in SDNY and sent electric charges down it which it then "played". Listen to new Byrne/Eno Album


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