Judge Rakoff

Federal Judge Hammers Justice Department for Not Prosecuting Wall Street Executives

December 23, 2013

Bill Black: Federal judge Jed Rakoff criticized the Justice Department’s failure to prosecute Wall Street executives for the financial crash, saying high-level government officials fear that they too may be revealed as bearing some responsibility

Documents in JPMorgan settlement reveal how every large bank in U.S. has committed mortgage fraud

November 26, 2013

Bill Black: Justice Dept.’s failure to understand pervasive schemes of fraud in financial industry obstructs meaningful prosecution of banks