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D.C. Circuit Orders District Court Judge to Drop Flynn Case

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit granted former national security advisor Michael Flynn’s petition to force a district court judge to drop his case. In a 2-1 decision, Judges Neomi Rao and Karen Henderson granted Flynn’s petition for a writ of mandamus and directed U.S. District Court Judge Emmet Sullivan to grant the government’s Rule 48(a) motion to dismiss. Judge Wilkins dissented from the decision, claiming the D.C.

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Justice Department Attorneys Claim Political Interference in Prosecutorial Decisions

On June 23, two Department of Justice attorneys released written statements ahead of testimony tomorrow at a House Judiciary Committee hearing concerning political interference and threats to prosecutorial independence at the Department of Justice.

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