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Document: Mueller Files Supplemental Memorandum in Manafort Case

On Wednesday, the special counsel's office filed a partially redacted supplemental memorandum in U.S. v. Manafort, in which the special counsel describes additional information from Rick Gates regarding the special counsel's determination that Manafort breached his plea agreement and intentionally lied to the government and grand jury on matters concerning his interactions with Konstantin Kilimnik. The memo is available below. 

The Russia Connection

The Latest Revelation From BuzzFeed News: Trump Reportedly Directed Cohen to Lie to Congress

The criminality alleged in this story is—if true—unsubtle and unambiguous, directly related to the president’s conduct as president and concerning matters of great import.

Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act

The D.C. Circuit’s Opinion in the Mystery Subpoena Case: Unresolved Personal Jurisdiction Issues

The opinion, like the brief judgment previously released by the court, does not decide the important question of whether or not the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act affords immunity to foreign states and state-owned enterprises in criminal cases.

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