The New York Times: Supreme Court justice denies Black’s bid for bail.
The New York Times: Ex-head of mortgage firm pleads guilty to fraud.
The New York Times: A jury of eight women and four men will hear opening statements in the bribery trial of former congressman William J. Jefferson.
The Blog of the Legal Times: Mayer Brown predicts SEC will focus on insider trading.
The Washington Post: Maryland insurance agent accused of defrauding seniors of $280,000.
The Washington Post: Economic downturn accelerates collapse of Ponzi schemes.
Tickle the Wire: A 64-year old California man really loved being a lawyer but there was one big problem – he didn’t have a law degree.
NPR: Online poker no game to Justice Department.
Federal Criminal Defense Blog: Criminal enforcement of Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP): Criminal investigations and first prosecution already in progress.
Market Watch: Fraudsters eye huge stimulus pie . Companies will face extra requirements to prevent problems.
Legal Blog Watch: From prosecutor to pimp.