Ex-Goldman Programmer Loses Bid For New Trial

Law360, New York (March 16, 2011, 10:37 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge is refusing former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. programmer Sergey Aleynikov's request for a new trial or an overturned conviction after a jury found him guilty of stealing source code in violation of an employment agreement.

In an 86-page order filed under seal Monday but made public on Wednesday, Judge Denise Cote of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed each of Aleynikov's arguments and said the federal government had produced more than enough evidence for a...
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