Room 11o in the Manhattan Federal Courthouse at 40 Centre Street has a long and storied history. It is one of the 3 large ceremonial courtrooms in the building. In 1951, Ethel and Julius Rosenberg were tried in that courtroom, in 1974 the Michell Stans trial took place in 11o as did the trial of World Com's Bernie Ebbers. Ivan Boesky was sentenced in room 110, Martha Stewart was also tried in room 110, as well as the Cannibal Cop, Gilberto Valle. Today in room 110, the trial begins of Mathew Martoma a portfolio manager from SAC Capital who is charged with insider trading.
|Room 110 in the Manhattan Federal Courthouse 40 Centre Street by Elizabeth Williams|
|Martha Stewart on trial in room 110 by Elizabeth Williams|
Mitchell Stans Trial in room 110 by Aggie Kenny
|Mathew Martoma in room 110, January 7, 2014 by Elizabeth Williams|
It recently reopened after being closed for almost 6 years due to a major renovation.
AP story http://bigstory.ap.org/article/first-big-trial-set-refurbished-ny-courthouse