As a follow up to our prior post on the trials and tribulations of former Goldman Sachs programmer Sergey Aleynikov, once again he obtained a judicial ruling that overturned a conviction following a jury trial. In a 72-page opinion the trial court, Justice Daniel Conviser, concluded that there was insufficient evidence to support the jury’s conclusion that Mr. Aleynikov had violated New York’s unlawful use of secret scientific material statute. N.Y. Penal Law § 165.07.
Much like the Second Circuit found in 2012 when it reversed his federal conviction under the National Stolen Property Act and the Economic Espionage Act
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