Meet the characters in our story. The crime and trial are fictional, but the judge and legal staff are real. How might Jimmy’s upbringing, friends, family and other influences have affected his actions? 

Hon. Jed S. Rakoff
Hon. Jed S. Rakoff
The Judge

Judge Rakoff is the judge presiding over Jimmy’s trial and sentencing. He is a United States District Court Judge of Southern New York.