Ron Tolkin

  • Fred Block RF Judge Frederic Block

    Books, Federal Judges, Reader Polls

    An Afternoon With Judge Frederic Block, Author of ‘Disrobed’

    Above the Law speaks with Judge Frederic Block (E.D.N.Y.) about his new memoir and about his life and career in the law.

    5 Comments / / Mar 26, 2013 at 10:57 AM
  • Court Reporters / Stenographers, Crime, Lunacy, Violence

    ‘Whereupon there is screaming’

    This must be the most profanity-laced piece of transcript since Aaron Wider’s deposition. It’s the transcript of the sentencing hearing before Judge Frederic Block (E.D.N.Y.) at which Assistant U.S. Attorney Carolyn Pokorny was attacked by the defendant, before the court reporter and defense counsel tackled the assailant. The transcript was prepared by Ron Tolkin, the […]

    74 Comments / / Mar 20, 2008 at 3:00 PM
  • Court Reporters / Stenographers, Crime, Lawyer of the Day, Lunacy, Violence

    Lawyer of the Day: Harry Batchelder
    (And Court Reporter of the Day: Ron Tolkin)