Benjamin Weiser

New York Times

Reporter for The New York Times

Benjamin Weiser appears in the following:

Why Did NJ Settle a $9 Billion Pollution Case for Pennies on the Dollar?

Friday, February 27, 2015

New Jersey sought $9 billion from ExxonMobil for the contamination of 1,500 acres of marshland. So why did the Christie administration settle out of court for $250 million?


Pockets of Anti-Semitism Roil NY

Friday, November 08, 2013

Two recent reports reveal pockets of anti-Semitism in the New York area.


Significant Delays

Thursday, October 07, 2010

Josh Gerstein, courts and transparency reporter for, and Benjamin Weiser, Federal courthouse reporter at The New York Times, talk about yesterday's delay in the trial of Ahmed Ghailani, and what it might mean for New York and the plans to try terror cases in civilian court.

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Accused Russian Spy Confesses

Friday, July 02, 2010

One of the accused in an apparent Russian spy ring arrested earlier this week by the F.B.I. has confessed to working for that country's secret intelligence service. Federal prosecutors say the confession from a man who called himself Juan Lazaro is the first. The case has captured the country's attention, not only for the number of people involved, but the Cold War era techniques used in passing off information. Why did this man choose to confess? 



Obama Administration Considers New Location for 9/11 Trial

Friday, January 29, 2010

The Obama administration is considering moving the trial of chief organizer of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed out of New York City. Benjamin Weiser, reporter at The New York Times tells us why.