The district court in Trump v. Vance ruled that Manhattan district attorney Cyrus Vance can enforce a subpoena for Trump’s tax returns. Trump immediately appealed to the Second Circuit, and Vance has agreed to delay enforcement until the appellate court rules on it.
Julia Solomon-Strauss is a J.D. candidate at Harvard Law School. She previously worked at the Center on Law and Security at NYU School of Law. She holds an MPhil in Historical Studies from the University of Cambridge and an A.B. in Social Studies from Harvard College.
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President Trump filed his amended complaint and Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance filed his motion to dismiss.
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