Monday, June 29, 2009
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
Doug Berman, Sentencing Law & Policy Blog, Madoff gets sentenced to max of 150 years in federal prison!
Commentary to follow.
Addendum, Doug Berman,A new white-collar benchmark: the main reason the number 150 matters in Madoff