Thursday Hearing May Shape Michael Cohen Criminal Probe

Facing a court hearing on the criminal investigation of President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, counsel for the Trump Organization revealed Wednesday that the company has “engaged the services of a leading e-discovery provider” to sort out privilege issues.

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Michael Cohen and Prosecutors Unveil Picks for Privilege Master

In the fight to shield privileged records from the investigation of embattled Trump attorney Michael Cohen, federal prosecutors proposed three retired magistrates Wednesday to offer oversight. Cohen’s legal team proposed four lawyers meanwhile with questionable political ties.

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Mystery Third Client of Cohen Revealed as Sean Hannity

 At an explosive court hearing where it was revealed that a secret client of Michael Cohen’s beside President Donald Trump is none other than conservative pundit Sean Hannity, a federal judge refused to put a restraining order Monday on the files that prosecutors seized last week from the embattled lawyer.

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Sessions Parries Senate Jabs on Russian Meddling, Comey Firing

Returning to the Senate Judiciary Committee for the first time since his confirmation, Attorney General Jeff Sessions offered little insight Wednesday into the firing of former FBI Director James Comey and the probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election.

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Experts Say Journalists Could Be Espionage Act’s Next Frontier

In the nearly 100 years since enactment of the 1918 Espionage Act, the government has chosen – out of respect for press freedom – not to prosecute journalists. That harmony skipped a beat last week, however, when the Justice Department announced it would review media-subpoena policies to address the leaky faucet of classified leaks.

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