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Document: Special Counsel Appeal Brief in Miller v. U.S.

The special counsel's office has filed a brief in Miller v. United States, concerning Andrew Miller's appeal of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia's order holding him in contempt of court for his failure to comply with a subpoena from Special Counsel Robert Mueller. Miller has argued that Mueller's appointment is unconstitutional under the Appointments Clause, and this brief defends the legality of the special counsel's role and work in some depth.

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Document: Andrew Miller Brief Challenging Special Counsel's Authority

Roger Stone associate Andrew Miller has filed his brief before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit challenging Special Counsel Robert Mueller's authority to subpoena him. The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued a contempt order against Miller in August 2018 for his refusal to comply with the subpoena, which Miller is now appealing. The brief is available in full below.

Andrew Miller Brief Challenging Special Counsel's Authority

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Document: George Papadopoulos Defense Team Sentencing Memo

The defense team for George Papadopoulos, who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI in connection with L'Affaire Russe last October, has released a sentencing memo ahead of Papadopoulos's sentencing hearing on Sept. 7. His attorneys describe Papadopoulos as an eager and curious "young energy policy guru" who was "out of his depth" when dealing with the Trump campaign and individuals linked to the Russian government. The sentencing memo can be read in full below.

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