News that Fits

The Wall Street Journal Law Blog: Everything you need to know about the Madoff sentencing.

The Wall Street Journal Law Blog: Former Latham partner gets 15 months and a $10,000 fine after pleading guilty to charges in connection with a multi-year scheme to defraud the firm and its clients out of hundreds of thousands of dollars.

The New York Times: Italy intercepts billions in fake treasuries.

Law.com: U.S. Attorney firings ‘Number One on the Hit Parade’ at House Judiciary Committee.

The Baltimore Sun: City to make case against Wells Fargo. Lawsuit claims Baltimore harmed by predatory lending practices.

The Baltimore Sun: UM audit finds credit card misuse. Electronics allegedly purchased for personal use.

The Washington Times: Fed seeks millions from ballplayers in Ponzi scheme.

The Daily Record: Payday lender’s illegal use of confessed judgments leads to call for change.

Freep.com: Conyers pleads guilty to conspiracy. She faces up to 5 years in prison.

Federal Criminal Defense Blog: Another Georgia sheriff sentenced for corruption.

The Frederick News Post: Let’s make a deal: The science and art of plea bargains.

The Frederick News Post: State guidelines help fashion plea agreements.

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