United States v. Alishtari (S.D.N.Y. Apr. 19, 2010)

April 20, 2010

* United States v. Alishtari (S.D.N.Y. Apr. 19, 2010)

A defendant in a terrorism finance/wire fraud case yesterday received a 121 month prison sentence. Details from the press release appear below:

NEW YORK – Preet Bharara, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that Abdul Tawala Ibn Ali Alishtari was sentenced today in Manhattan federal court to 121 months in prison after previously pleading guilty to charges of terrorism financing and conspiracy to commit wire fraud. The sentence was imposed by U.S. District Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein.

According to the information to which Alishtari pleaded guilty, other publicly filed documents and statements made during Alishtari’s guilty plea and sentencing proceedings: Read the rest of this entry »

ABA SCOLANS Law Student Writing Competition

April 20, 2010

* ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security Student Writing Competition

Please see the attached document, and circulate to anyone who you think might be interested!

YOUNG LAWYERS Writing Competition 2010.pdf