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MF Global ordered to pay $1 billion restitution

MF Global ordered to pay $1 billion restitution

NEW YORK, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- A federal court in New York has ordered MF Global to pay $1.2 billion in restitution for mishandling client funds, U.S. regulators said.

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Stock rally ends at 10 days ... SEC gets record insider-trading settlement ... IMF: Growth, credit in Eruope need work ... Inflation eases in Europe ... News from United Press International.

SEC gets record insider-trading settlement

WASHINGTON, March 15 (UPI) -- CR Intrinsic Investors in Stamford, Conn., agreed to pay a record $601 million to settle insider trading charges, the Securities and Exchange Commission said.

N.Y. Judge: $1.5M for diplomat's slave

NEW YORK, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- A federal judge in New York said an Indian woman should receive nearly $1.5 million for her treatment at the hands of an Indian diplomat and her husband.

Dem fundraiser sentenced to 24 years

NEW YORK, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- One-time U.S. Democratic Party fundraiser Norman Hsu must serve more than 24 years in prison for illegally funneling cash to candidates, a judge says.

N.J. man selling back 'Makeover'

CAMDEN, N.J., July 25 (UPI) -- A man in Pennsauken, N.J., is selling a home he received via the TV series "Extreme Makeover" because of financial troubles, a program official says.

Palestinians contest U.S. terror verdict

NEW YORK, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- A U.S. judge says he will allow the Palestinian Authority to contest a $192.7 million civil verdict levied against it from a 2002 terrorism incident.

New trial given to Palestinian Authority

NEW YORK, March 28 (UPI) -- A federal judge dismissed an award of $200 million for U.S. citizens affected by Palestinian terrorist acts in Israel, a big win for the Palestinian Authority.

Analysis: Court nixes Patriot Act subpoena

WASHINGTON, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- A federal judge in New York has ruled that a provision of the Patriot Act allowing the FBI to issue secret subpoenas to Internet service providers and other communications companies is unconstitutional, and has ordered the bureau to cease using them.
SHAUN WATERMAN, UPI Homeland and National Security Editor

Judge throws out part of USA Patriot Act

NEW YORK, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- A federal judge Thursday barred the FBI from issuing secret national security letters in a ruling that found parts of the USA Patriot Act unconstitutional.

U.S. families to get $90M in Cuban assets

NEW YORK, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- The families of two men killed by Fidel Castro's regime will get more than $90 million in Cuban assets held in the United States, a federal judge ruled.

Northwest Airlines gets anti-strike ruling

EAGAN, Minn., Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Northwest Airlines won a U.S. court decision Friday that blocks its flight attendants from striking the bankrupt carrier.

Northwest gets no-strike injunction

NEW YORK, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- A U.S. bankruptcy judge Friday granted a Northwest Airlines request to block flight attendants from striking, CNN reported.

ACLU: Censored FBI files revealed

NEW YORK, March 8 (UPI) -- The American Civil Liberties Union said in New York Tuesday newly released FBI files were so censored the words "national security" were blacked out. The documents were unsealed for the first time because of a 2004 decision by U.S. Judge Victor Marrero, w

Livent ordered to repay $23.3 million

NEW YORK, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- A judge awarded $23.3 million to investors of defunct Broadway production group Livent Inc. and the founders vowed to appeal, the New York Times reported. Federal Judge Victor Marrero ruled in a 6-year-old lawsuit brought by 200 investors who purchase
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Victor Marrero (1942-) is a United States federal judge appointed to the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York by President Bill Clinton in 1999. He is well-known for twice striking down elements of the USA PATRIOT Act, most recently in September 2007, stating that the provision in question "offends the fundamental constitutional principles of checks and balances and separation of powers."

Born in 1942 in Santurce, Puerto Rico, Judge Marrero previously served as US Permanent Representative to the Organization of American States (OAS) from 1998-1999 and as US Ambassador to the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) from 1993-1997. He was a co-founder of the Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund in 1972.

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