Brien Santarlas

  • Football, Insider Trading, Morning Docket, Nude Dancing, Student Loans

    Morning Docket: 12.01.11

    * Time to separate the men from the boys (but don’t tell Sandusky). An accuser has hired Jeff Anderson of clergy sex abuse fame, and he wants damages. [Wall Street Journal] * RajRaj is trying to stay out of jail. He thinks he’s got a shot at getting his Galleon convictions vacated, but he’s probably […]

    14 Comments / / Dec 1, 2011 at 9:28 AM
  • Bernie Madoff, Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 05.20.11

    * A former Ropes & Gray attorney caught up in the Galleon Group insider trading scandal, Brien Santarlas, testified yesterday that he was paid thousands of dollars for tips. Then, he was told “to dispose of the phone — break it in half, submerge it in water and put it in a garbage can.” He […]

    16 Comments / / May 20, 2011 at 9:07 AM
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 01.17.11

    * Lawsuit lending, i.e., investing in lawsuits, is a booming business — but are plaintiffs getting screwed (again)? [New York Times] * The “state secrets” doctrine goes before the Supreme Court tomorrow. [USA Today via How Appealing] * Elsewhere in SCOTUS news, Justice Breyer gets a shout-out in the title of a new study: “‘People […]

    10 Comments / / Jan 17, 2011 at 9:04 AM