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SDNY Judge Forrest, Known For Tough Sentences, To Retire

Law360, New York (July 18, 2018, 10:28 PM EDT) -- U.S. District Judge Katherine B. Forrest plans to retire after less than seven years on the federal bench, her judicial colleagues confirmed Wednesday, after a tenure notable for tough sentences — especially a life term for Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht — and her more recent move to upbraid another retired judge.

It is unclear what is next for Judge Forrest, 54, an antitrust expert and a veteran of the U.S. Department of Justice and Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP. Two judges in the Southern District...
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