Skip to comments.BUBBA SIDESTEPS FRAUD SUIT (immunity protects WJC, Global X Winnick's $1M to LIEbrary)
Posted on 03/26/2003 9:24:46 AM PST by LizEdited on 05/26/2004 5:12:50 PM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]
A federal judge ruled yesterday that Bill Clinton was shielded from a shareholder fraud suit alleging he ignored a stock scam in exchange for a $1 million donation to his presidential library.
Manhattan federal Judge Gerald Lynch dismissed the claims, ruling he was protected by presidential immunity. The suit was brought by seven Global Crossing investors who were wiped out when the company collapsed a year ago.
(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...
Here we go again. Is this like "protective function privilege" or "ditzy intern privilege" or "executive hummer privilege?"
The wrath of The Hitlery knows no bounds. NY Judges like breathing too much.
About what I expected after reading the article.
WTF?! There's no such thing. My bet is Clintoon appointed this shyster after first insuring he had leverage over him.
The Presidential Fraud Privilege ... leave it to Clinton to break such ground.
Howdja' do it?
"gerald lynch" clinton appointed
When you put double quotes around a set of words, it will only return exactly that phrase - so I eliminated all the hits on people with a last name of Lynch but not a first name of Gerald.
GERARD E. LYNCH
B.A., Columbia, 1972;
Appointed U.S. district judge for the Southern District of New York by President Clinton in 2000.
Joined Columbia faculty in 1977, following clerkships with Judge Wilfred Feinberg of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 197576, and Justice William J. Brennan, Jr., of the U.S. Supreme Court, 197677.
Served as assistant U.S. attorney, Southern District of New York, 198083, prosecuting white-collar criminal cases and serving as chief appellate attorney.
Returned to that office to serve as chief of the criminal division, 199092.
Appointed counsel to city, state, and federal commissions and special prosecutors investigating public corruption, including the Iran/Contra investigation, where he briefed and argued the prosecution position in the appeal of Oliver North.
Has briefed and argued cases in federal appellate courts, including the Supreme Court, as a cooperating attorney with the American and New York Civil Liberties Unions, and has extensive experience as a defense attorney in state and federal cases.
Member of numerous bar associations and advisory committees.
Author of leading articles on the federal racketeering laws; has also published and lectured on other aspects of criminal law, constitutional theory, and legal ethics.
Recipient of the student-voted Willis Reese Award for Excellence in Teaching (1994) and the University-wide Presidents Award for Outstanding Teaching (1997).
Principal teaching and research areas include criminal law and procedure, sentencing, and professional responsibility.
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