Rajaratnam’s Lawyer Hates You So Much Right Now

Raj Rajaratnam, the Galleon Group LLC co-founder accused of insider trading, right, arrives with his attorney John Dowd at federal court in New York, U.S., on Friday, April 29, 2011. The jury is deliberating for the fifth day in the trial of Rajaratnam, 53, who was arrested in October 2009 in the largest crackdown on hedge-fund insider trading in U.S. history. Photographer: Rick Maiman/Bloomberg via Getty Images *** Local Caption *** Raj Rajaratnam Photo: Rick Maiman/Bloomberg/2011 Bloomberg

"I hate you, I'm not telling you a thing." —Raj Rajaratnam's lead defense attorney, John Dowd, responds to paparazzi's questions about his client's sudden absence in court today. It seems like Dowd, who is preparing for retirement and gave CNBC the finger last week, is not seeing the jury's five-days-and-counting deliberation as a sign of good tidings. [Business Insider]