She was also the Judge in the case of the so-called Newburgh Four involving FBI agent Robert Fuller who was the handler of the informant in the case, Shahed Hussain.
In that case, by sentencing time on June 29, she pointed out from the bench that the FBI played a key role. She says: "It created acts of terrorism out of his fantasies of bravado and bigotry,and then made those fantasies come true." And added: "Only the government could have made a terrorist out of Mr. Cromitie, whose buffoonery is positively Shakespearean in scope. Shahed Hussain became an all-star FBI informant, after his work with Fuller in the so-called Newburgh Four case.