John Gleeson

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2013

    New York Post Slams Stop/Frisk Panel, Makes Panel Member Chuckle

    One of the law professors named to an advisory council in connection with the independent federal monitor of the police department's stop and frisk strategy says she laughed out loud when she saw today's New York Post story which dubbed the panel a bunch of "clowns."

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2013

    Brooklyn Federal Judge John Gleeson Rules the Stop and Frisk of a Parolee in Illegal

    Last week was a big one in the fight against stop and frisk: Manhattan Federal Judge Shira Scheindlin ruled that stop and frisk has led to unconstitutional stops, ordering tougher oversight of police and even mandating the use of cameras during stops. The decision--a huge one, to be sure--overshadow ... More >>

  • News

    June 3, 2009

    MobFellas: Simels, Gleeson, and Shargel

    The only-in-NY trial that brings together a lawyer to drug kingpins, his mob attorney, and the Gotti prosecutor

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2009

    This Week in the Voice

    Oh come on. This picture, and Michael Musto interviewing Joan Rivers? Are you that straight you wouldn't enjoy it? New York hasn't had this good a mob trial in a while: Roger Khan, exiled drug dealer and a hero to some of his neighbors in Guyana, got picked up by the DEA; celebrity mob lawyer Bob S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2009

    Molester-Rabbi Guilty, Faces 50 Years

    Israel Weingarten has been convicted of molesting his daughter repeatedly over a period of seven years. He's guilty on five counts, each worth 10 years which may be assigned consecutively; sentencing is on April 3. The rabbi had represented himself in the trial, at which he browbeat the accusing dau ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    April 3, 2007

    A Different Kind of U.S. Attorney Scandal

    Or, how to stay in the good graces of Karl Rove

  • News

    January 4, 2005

    The Labor Fixer

    An aging but innovative racketeer who ran three powerful unions

  • News

    July 15, 2003

    Exposé Energizes Court Battle

    Ashcroft Could Face Reckoning on Detainee Mistreatment

  • News

    December 24, 2002

    Immigrant Roundup

    From Brooklyn to L.A., Muslim Detainees Protest Mass Arrests

  • Long Island Voice

    November 2, 1999