Martin Act Faces Big Test in Challenge to 2005 Case

, New York Law Journal


The Court of Appeals will hear a case which requires it to decide whether Attorney General Eric Schneiderman can finish what predecessor Eliot Spitzer started eight years ago and bring two former executives of American International Group to trial in a civil enforcement action.

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  • Tom

    Under the Penal Law there are times when the very same criminal conduct violates a state and federal criminal law. Defendants have a dual allegience to both soverignties, although the sentence is considered.

    Same should apply here. NY has a right to protect its residents.

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