“I can only say that this is by far the best tried case that I have had in my time on the bench.  I don’t think either side could have tried the case better than these counsel have.  The jury has spoken and that’s the end of the trial.  It was a pleasure having you in the courtroom.”
Judge’s comments on Vivendi, S.A. Securities Litigation
(S.D.N.Y. Jan. 21, 2010)