Monday, June 29, 2009

Madoff - Sentenced to More Than A Lifetime

The Hon. Denny Chin gave a sentence of 150 years to Bernie Madoff, a number a far cry from the 12 years asked for by defense counsel. (see here

Jack Healy, NYTimes, Madoff Sentenced to 150 Years in Prison for Ponzi Scheme

Chad Bray, WSJ, Madoff Sentenced to 150 Years

Washington Post, Madoff Sentenced To Maximum 150 Years In Jail

Aaron Smith, CNN,Madoff sentenced to 150 years -Federal judge gives maximum sentence to Ponzi mastermind following his apology and victims' request for life sentence.

Doug Berman, Sentencing Law & Policy Blog, Madoff gets sentenced to max of 150 years in federal prison!

Commentary to follow.

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Addendum, Doug Berman,A new white-collar benchmark: the main reason the number 150 matters in Madoff

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/2009/06/madoff-sentenced-to-more-than-a-lifetime.html

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