An Evaluation Of SDNY's New Pension Forfeiture Policies

Law360, New York (March 25, 2014, 1:34 PM EDT) -- ‚ÄčTestifying before the Moreland Commission to Investigate Public Corruption last September, U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara took aim at what he condemned as a "galling injustice that sticks in the craw of every thinking New Yorker": the "almost inviolable right of even the most corrupt elected official — even after being convicted by a jury and jailed by a judge — to draw a publicly funded pension until his dying day."

To remedy this "error of state law," the U.S. attorney announced the adoption of new policies...
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