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Document: Gag Order in Roger Stone Case

On Friday, Judge Amy Berman Jackson of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia instituted a gag order on counsel for the parties and witnesses in the Roger Stone case, additionally prohibiting all participants from making any public comments in the vicinity of the courthouse that could pose a risk of improperly influencing the proceeding. The full order is below.

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Document: Judge Rules Manafort Lied While Under Cooperation Agreement

On Wednesday, Judge Amy Berman Jackson of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled that Paul Manafort made intentionally false statements to the special counsel’s office while subject to a cooperation agreement. Accordingly, Judge Jackson ruled that “the Office of Special Counsel is no longer bound by its obligations under the plea agreement, including its promise to support a reduction of the offense level in the calculation of the U.S.

Espionage

Document: Indictment of Former Air Force Intelligence Officer Monica Witt

On Wednesday, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia unsealed a seven-count indicment charging former Air Force counterintelligence specialist Monica Witt and four Iranian co-defendants under the Espionage Act and the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. The indictment is posted in full below.

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Documents: Justice Department and Judiciary Committee Spar Over Whitaker Testimony

On Jan. 22, Chairman of the House Committee on the Judiciary Jerrold Nadler sent a letter to Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker thanking him for agreeing to testify before the committee and providing a list of questions the committee planned to ask that might implicate executive privilege. Rep.

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Document: Special Counsel Motions for Exception to Speedy Trial Act in Stone Case

On Thursday, the Special Counsel’s Office filed a motion in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia in its case against Roger Stone seeking an exception to the Speedy Trial Act due to “voluminous and complex” evidence. According to the filing, Stone’s defense counsel does not oppose the motion. The full document is below.

China

Document: Indictment of Huawei, Huawei Subsidiaries and CFO Meng Wanzhou

The Justice Department has unsealed a 13-count indictment in the Eastern District of New York charging Chinese telecom giant Huawei, its U.S. and Iranian subsidiaries and its Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou with financial fraud, sanctions violations, obstruction of justice and other charges. The indictment is available here and below.

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