Martha Stewart, the Merrill Lynch Assistant, and the Allowable Inferences of Implausible Testimony

Dec 15, 2017

When viewers tune into VH1's Martha & Snoop's Potluck Dinner Party these days, most may not know (or have forgotten) that Martha Stewart served five months in prison for lying to federal investigators. The case involved Stewart's sale of 3,928 ImClone shares on December 27, 2001. That day Stewart's broker, Peter Bacanovic of Merrill Lynch, was on vacation when he received a call from his assistant, Douglas Faneuil. Faneuil told him that Sam Waksal, the chairman of...

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