Madoff Employees' Trial To Be A Long One, Judge Says

Law360, New York (June 10, 2013, 8:12 PM EDT) -- The upcoming fraud trial of five former Bernard Madoff employees could last more than five months, a federal judge said Monday.

U.S. District Judge Laura Taylor Swain said she would set aside more than five months to try the Madoff employees, after Assistant U.S. Attorney Matthew L. Schwartz said the government expected it would need as many as 60 trial days to present evidence.

Judge Swain said she expects to select a pool of 18 jurors — 12 plus six alternates — from a pool of...
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