2 Potential Jurors Rejected In Bear Stearns Case

Law360, New York (October 13, 2009, 5:36 PM EDT) -- As jury selection began Tuesday for the trial of two former Bear Stearns Cos. Inc. hedge fund managers accused of concealing the condition of their funds from investors on the eve of the bank's collapse, the judge overseeing the case rejected two potential jurors who wrote comments critical of Wall Street.

Judge Frederic Block of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York dismissed two members of the jury pool after counsel for the defendants, Ralph Cioffi and Matthew Tannin, objected to statements...
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