decision from Trump-appointed District Judge Eileen Cannon is a significant victory for in former The president.
“As a function of plaintiff former presidency of United States, stigma associated with confiscation of an item in a league of his own,” Cannon wrote. – BUT future indictment based on any degree on property what should be returned would be result in reputational damage of completely different order of magnitude.”
Cannon ordered a third…party lawyer, from outside the government bring in to review in materials which were taken from Trump home and resort in Florida. it also stops the Department of Justice from continuing its review of in materials withdrawn from Mar-a-Lago “pending completion of in special master review or further court order.
Both sides have until Friday to nominate special master candidate and their specific duties.
Trump’s lawyers argued that special the master was needed because they don’t trust the DOJ to fairly identify the privileged materials it would be need be excluded from the current criminal probe.
federal prosecutors most likely to appeal decision.
The Justice Department said its own “filter team” already finished his review of Mar-a-Lago documents — and found a small set of confidential lawyer and client records.
The judge said special The master will be instructed with consideration of “withdrawn property for private items and documents and potentially privileged material subject of claims of attorney-client and/or executive secrecy.”
Classification review and intelligence assessments conducted by the Directorate of director of However, National Intelligence will be allowed to continue.
FBI receives Trump’s medical and tax services information in seek, judge says
Ministry of Justice also obtained a “tax correspondent” and medical documents during a search, according to the privilege team inform that remains sealed, but Cannon described Monday.
Cannon noted that Justice Department lawyers acknowledged that it confiscated some “[p]personal belongings that do not have probative value, as well as 500 pages of material potentially subject to attorney-client privilege.
She wrote that “Trump’s personal interest in as well as need for withdrawn property” was one reason to rule in service of Trump’s requests for a special master.
A gun also said the privilege review team, the report outlined “at least two cases in which members of The investigation team was material which was then delivered to the privilege checking group.”
“In themselves, these cases, even if they are completely unintentional, raise questions about the adequacy of of filter,” she wrote.
Deadline Friday for Trump, Justice Department will propose special master candidate
A gun set deadline on Friday for Trump’s lawyers and the Justice Department prosecutors negotiate special “duties and restrictions” of the captain and present list of potential job candidates in in role.
She is also wants both sides to offer schedule for in special master review and spell out how the person will be compensated for them work.
“Precise details and mechanics of this is review process will be dealt with promptly upon receipt of proposals from the parties,” Cannon wrote.
If both parties disagree on options for in soon-shall be assigned special owner, they should explain their differences in application to the court.
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