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Flynn Judge Outsources High-Profile Lawyer To Explain Why He Won’t Dismiss Case

The Obama-appointed activist judge holding up the dismissal of the Michael Flynn case can't be bothered - or simply doesn't have the skillset required, to defend his decision not to grant the Justice Department's request to drop the case. In a reminder that the 'swamp' has many tentacles, the Post (tentacle-ception) a Saturday report in…
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Judge Orders Chelsea Manning Released From Jail Following Suicide Attempt

Chelsea Manning was ordered on Thursday to be released from jail, after a federal judge ruled that her testimony against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was no longer necessary. The decision comes one day after Manning reportedly attempted to commit suicide while in federal custody in Alexandria, VA.  Judge Anthony Trenga of the Eastern District of…
angry-judge-orders-hunter-biden-to-appear-for-deposition-in-child-support-case

Angry Judge Orders Hunter Biden To Appear For Deposition In Child Support Case

Hunter Biden must appear in Little Rock, Arkansas to give a deposition in his child support case, after a judge rejected his attempt to delay until after most of the key Democratic primary debates, according to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. "He needs to make himself available unless his hair is on fire," said Circuit Court Judge…
ny-state-judge-dismisses-manafort-case,-paving-way-for-pardon

NY State Judge Dismisses Manafort Case, Paving Way For Pardon

A judge dismissed New York’s mortgage-fraud case against former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort, undermining the state’s effort to ensure that the jailed political adviser doesn’t go free if he’s eventually pardoned for his federal crimes. Bloomberg reports that State Supreme Court Justice Maxwell Wiley on Wednesday granted Manafort’s request to dismiss the charges because the state indictment overlaps with…
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Assange’s Judge Out After Military/Intel-Linked Conflicts Of Interest Exposed

Via ConsortiumNews.com, Lady Emma Arbuthnot, the Westminster chief magistrate enmeshed in a conflict of interest, will no longer be presiding over the extradition proceedings of imprisoned WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange, said WikiLeaks lawyer Jen Robinson, at an event in Sydney on Friday night . “Yes, there was some controversy about her sitting on the case,” Robinson said. “She won’t be sitting on…
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Trump Appeals Court Nominee Under Attack From Both Sides of Aisle

Embattled judge Trump’s sixth nominee to 5th Circuit A coalition of civil rights groups is urging senators to oppose the confirmation of U.S. District Judge Halil Suleyman “Sul” Ozerden to the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, adding further complications for an embattled nominee.The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights (LCCHR) sent a letter to lawmakers…
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Woman Drops ‘Forcible Kiss’ Trump Lawsuit After Judge Views Cellphone Footage

US district court judge said lawsuit was political A former Trump campaign aide has dropped a lawsuit against the president after cellphone footage revealed her claim to be baseless.Alva Johnson made headlines when she claimed that then-candidate Donald Trump “forcibly kissed” her shortly before a campaign rally in Tampa, Florida in August 2016. After Trump’s…
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“A Rare Smoking Gun”: Judge Says Goldman And Four Other Firms “Blatantly Price Fixed”...

Goldman Sachs and four other financial firms are facing claims that they rigged the $550 billion market for bonds backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, according to Bloomberg.  In the Southern District of New York, a proposed class action suit accuses the institutions of driving down the offer that they bought unsecured bonds at…
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