Lehman Judge Scolds Barclays Over Video Testimony

Law360, New York (August 23, 2010, 6:32 PM EDT) -- The judge overseeing the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. on Monday rebuked lawyers for Barclays PLC for using video depositions in a trial over the fire sale of Lehman's business assets, saying he wants the witnesses to appear in person.

Calling himself "old-school," Judge James M. Peck of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York launched into a several-minute diatribe on the value of live testimony, telling Barclays lawyers that using videos "appears tactical and it's not going to help you."...
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