By Jody Godoy (July 22, 2019, 7:12 PM EDT) -- Robert Morgenthau, the legendary longtime Manhattan district attorney known by former colleagues as "the boss," died on Sunday at age 99.
Robert Morgenthau served as Manhattan's district attorney from 1975 to 2009. (AP)
Morgenthau served as Manhattan's U.S. attorney for nearly 10 years in the 1960s before going on to become the borough's longest-serving district attorney from 1975 to 2009. Former prosecutors who worked in Morgenthau's office remembered him Monday for his determination to do the right thing.
Current District Attorney Cyrus Vance, whom Morgenthau supported as his successor, said in a statement Monday that Morgenthau "sparked a paradigm shift" through...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!