Quinta Jurecic

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Quinta Jurecic is a fellow in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution and a senior editor at Lawfare. She previously served as Lawfare's managing editor and as an editorial writer for the Washington Post.

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The Russia Connection

Court-Appointed Amicus Files Reply Brief in Flynn Case

Former U.S. district judge John Gleeson, the amicus curiae appointed by the court in Michael Flynn's case, has filed his reply brief arguing that Judge Emmet Sullivan has discretion under Rule 48(a) of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure to deny the government's motion to dismiss Flynn's case. The brief is available here and below.

Congress

The Supreme Court Rules in the Trump Subpoena Cases

In the end, President Trump has probably succeeded in his effort to keep his financial records from Congress through the November election. But if his goal was to prevent the judiciary from enforcing congressional subpoenas affecting him, he has likely failed.