Editor’s Note: Below are the executive summaries of the two volumes of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's final report. Volume I deals with links between Russia and the Trump campaign, while Volume II deals with potential obstruction of justice by President Trump. This article is available in audio format on the Lawfare Podcast: Special Edition:
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W. Samuel Patten's legal team has filed a sentencing memorandum with the United States District Court for the District of Columbia seeking no prison time for their client. Patten pleaded guilty in August 2018 to failing to register as an agent of a foreign principal for his work on behalf of the Ukrainian political party, Opposition Bloc, a Russia-allied political group.
Six Democratic House committee chairs have sent a letter to Attorney General Bill Barr, following up on their previous request that the Justice Department to provide Congress Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s full report. The letter, available here and below, responded to two letters from Barr on the issue: his Mar.
On Friday, Attorney General Bill Barr sent a letter to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) and Senate Judiciary Commitee Chairman Lindsay Graham (R-S.C.) responding to their earlier inquiries regarding Barr's Mar. 24 letter on the Mueller report's conclusions.
The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York released affidavits and search warrants for the case against President Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen. Judge William Pauley III of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York had ordered the release of the partially redacted documents, available below.
Government letter listing attached exhibits
Paul Manafort's defense team has filed a sentencing memorandum in U.S. v. Paul J. Manafort, Jr, the case tried in the Eastern District of Virginia in summer 2018. Manafort was convicted on eight charges related to fraudulent financial dealings. His lawyers argue that, "Mr.
Document: D.C. District Court Releases Partially Redacted Tranche of Documents in Mueller Mystery Case
The U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia released redacted copies of memorandum orders and opinions in In Re Grand Jury Subpoena, the case involving Robert Mueller’s subpoena of an unnamed foreign government-owned company. The document is available below.
On Wednesday, the unnamed foreign company seeking to quash a subpoena in connection with the special counsel investigation filed a reply brief with the Supreme Court supporting its petition for certiorari. The brief is below.
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.
On Tuesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit rejected former Roger Stone associate Andrew Miller’s challenge to a grand jury subpoena issued in the course of the the special counsel’s investigation. Miller had argued that the subpoena was invalid because Robert Mueller’s appointment as special counsel was unlawful. The three-judge panel of Judges Judith Rogers, Sri Srinivasan and Karen Henderson unanimously affirmed a district court ruling that held Miller in civil contempt after he refused to comply with the subpoena.