Spitzer Scores Trial Delay In Grasso Case

Law360, New York (August 9, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In an unexpected turnaround, a state judge on Tuesday delayed a trial in the excessive pay package lawsuit brought by New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer against tarnished former New York Stock Exchange chairman Richard Grasso.

At a hearing this week, New York Supreme Court Justice Charles Ramos delayed the trial—which was slated to begin Sept. 5—until Oct. 16.

The move could bode well for Spitzer, who is favored to be the Democratic nominee in this November’s New York state governor race. If the trial is...
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