Breaking News: Robert Morgenthau, the longtime Manhattan district attorney who was the bane of mobsters, crooked politicians and corporate greed, died at 99.
Roy Cohn accused Robert Morgenthau of waging a vendetta against him. “A man is not immune from prosecution just because a United States attorney happens not to like him,” Mr. Morgenthau remarked.
A legal giant who loomed large over one of the great American cities. This stellar obit by Robert McFadden showcases a big, sprawling life. Worthy of a film. In April ‘89, Mr. Morgenthau’s life intersected with 5 boys from Harlem, changing theirs forever.
We were honored to present Robert Morgenthau with ⁦⁩’s inaugural Alberto Nisman Award for Courage in 2015. Two great men. Two heroes for the cause. May their memories be a blessing. Event:
Robert Morgenthau, Longtime Manhattan District Attorney, Dies at 99
"While he rarely went to court himself, Mr. Morgenthau, by his own count, supervised a total of 3.5 million cases over the years."
Robert Morgenthau, Longtime Manhattan District Attorney, Dies at 99
"In a bizarre case, Mr. Morgenthau may have been the only prosecutor in history to convict a mother and son for murder without a body or a witness."
RIP the great Robert Morgenthau. His father was Henry Morgenthau, the former Treasury Secretary who today in 1944 concluded the Bretton Woods Conference that created the world econ order. Robert Morgenthau, Longtime Manhattan District Attorney, Dies at 99
Baruch dayan emet. Where to even start with such a life. May his friends, family and all those his work has helped find comfort.
Hey ⁦⁩ class of 1994 Ari Goldman RW1 folks — remember our trip to visit Morgenthau? Yikes! Only time Ari “yelled” at us - via ⁦