Their cases deserved to be tried first, for if they were to prevail, they have the greatest need for a monetary recovery9/11 health cases still months from trial Feb 22, 2009
Not every wrong can be addressed through the judicial processJudge tosses Sept. 11 burial lawsuit Jul 08, 2008
If the documents are more of an embarrassment than a secret, the public should know of our government's treatment of individuals captured and held abroadJudge orders release of Abu Ghraib files Sep 16, 2004
The time is going to be expressed not in days, but in minutes9/11 wrongful death trial to be timed Apr 28, 2011
Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein is a judge for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and has been involved in several high-profile cases.
He was nominated by President Bill Clinton on May 15, 1998, to a seat vacated by Louis L. Stanton; Confirmed by the Senate on October 21, 1998, and received his commission on October 22, 1998.
Alvin Hellerstein was the co-head of the Litigation Department at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP. He received his LL.B. from Columbia Law School, where he was an editor of the Columbia Law Review, and served in the United States Army Judge Advocate General's Corps from 1959 to 1960.