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Veteran judge named special master in Trump documents search – Associated Press

Photo: Pages from the order by U.S. District Judge Aileen Cannon naming Raymond Dearie as special master to serve as an independent arbiter and to review records seized during the FBI search of former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate A federal judge on Thursday appointed a veteran New York jurist to serve as an independent

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Ghislaine Maxwell juror regrets not disclosing sex abuse

A juror told a judge Tuesday that failing to disclose his child abuse history during jury selection at the trial of British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell was one of the biggest mistakes of his life — but an unintentional one. “I didn’t lie in order to get on this jury,” the juror said. A U.S. judge

Immigration

Judge bars Biden from enforcing 100-day deportation ban

A federal judge on Tuesday barred the U.S. government from enforcing a 100-day deportation moratorium that is a key immigration priority of President Joe Biden. U.S. District Judge Drew Tipton issued a temporary restraining order sought by Texas, which sued on Friday against a Department of Homeland Security memo that instructed immigration agencies to pause

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