Judge Shack Slashes ‘Fat Cat’ Bank’s Bill for Subpoenaed Documents

Mark Fass New York Law Journal A Brooklyn judge has rejected a bank’s request for $9,112 in costs for producing subpoenaed documents, calling the claim an example of the excess and greed among “fat cat bankers on Wall Street.” JPMorgan Chase, a non-party in an action to confirm an arbitration award, sought 25 cents per … Read more

Judges Dominate Group’s Year-end “Restore Integrity Award”

The grassroots good government and legal reform advocate known as POPULAR, Inc. (POPULAR) announced the year-end recipients of its bi-annual “Restore Integrity Award”. The award program administrators state “we are delighted that judges comprise half of our year-end award recipients,” noting “judges Lackey, Schack, and Spinner resisted powerful private interests without waiting for a groundswell … Read more