Last week, prosecutors rejoiced when the U.S. Supreme Court decided an insider-trading case called Salman v. United States, and in doing so clarified that leaking confidential information so that friends and relatives can make money in the stock market is a crime, even when the leaker doesn’t get an economic benefit. Perhaps the person most pleased with the decision, however, was not a prosecutor but a certain white-haired Manhattan judge with a neatly trimmed, white beard.
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