Paul Krugman, a Nobel-prize winning economist who has used his New York Times column to champion greater government action to stimulate growth and create jobs, is leaving Princeton University for the City University of New York.
Mathew Martoma’s faked Harvard Law School transcript, which led to the former SAC Capital Advisors LP fund manager’s expulsion, is a type of transgression seen only about once every 10 years, said law professor Alan Dershowitz.
R. Allen Stanford , the financier accused of leading a $7 billion fraud scheme, has been deprived of his constitutional rights by being held without bail before trial, lawyers including Alan Dershowitz said in a court filing.
Lawyers for Goldman Sachs Group Inc. will face Lorin Reisner, the deputy director of enforcement for the Securities and Exchange Commission , in the agency’s lawsuit over the bank’s use of subprime mortgage-backed securities.
A Jewish boy in the northeastern U.S., I was raised on tales of the brilliant exploits of the Israeli intelligence agencies. So whenever Jonathan Pollard returns to the headlines -- as he has with President Barack Obama’s visit to Israel -- I can still remember my horror when he was arrested for passing secrets along to Israel in 1985. The teenage me could hardly believe that the Mossad might steal my own country’s secrets as well as Syria’s battle plans.
A few days ago, the chief of staff of the Israel Defense Forces, Benny Gantz, pushed back against the idea -- which has recently gained much currency among Iran- watchers -- that it was too late for his country to act alone against Iran’s nuclear facilities, should sanctions, subterfuge and diplomacy fail.