Friday, December 5, 2014

Update: Jersey Girls Never Say Die and I'm Not a Spy

A New York judge has rejected a 98-year-old woman's request to erase her 1950 conviction for conspiracy to obstruct justice in the run-up to the atomic spying trial of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg.

Manhattan Judge Alvin Hellerstein said Thursday that Miriam Moskowitz's lawyers could not show that newly released records would have changed her trial's result. Moskowitz lives in Washington Township in Bergen County, New Jersey. She served a two-year prison sentence.

She said afterward: "Too bad." She says she's disappointed. (more)