Rakoff Takes on Guidelines in Gupta Sentencing

, New York Law Journal

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At liberty to deliver a long sentence in light of Rajat Gupta's use of his privileged position to feed Raj Rajaratnam inside information, Judge Jed Rakoff went the other way, dropping down, and out, of a guidelines range of 78 to 97 months he called irrational given the defendant's crimes and personal history of charitable works.

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