On March 8th, the criminal insider trading trial of Raj Rajaratnam began. Bloomberg reported on the jury selection process, summarizing the 15-page juror questionnaire. Juror Questionnaire. Separately, Bloomberg profiled Richard Howell, the U.S. district court judge presiding over the trial. Howell previously oversaw the insider trading cases against Eugene Plotkin, a former Goldman Sachs banker, and Ali Hariri, the former vice president of Atheros Communications. Profile. On March 9th, Reuters provided a thumbnail sketch of the jurors hearing the case. Jurors.