Aclu Files First Amendment Challenge Against Michael Cohen’s Retaliatory Imprisonment

Posted on AllSides July 19th, 2020
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NEW YORK — The American Civil Liberties Union and law firm Perry Guha LLP today filed a habeas petition on behalf of Michael Cohen seeking his immediate release to home confinement. The petition argues that the federal government’s incarceration of Michael Cohen in retaliation for his plans to publish a book critical of the president prior to the November election violates the First Amendment.

“This case is about a brazen assault on the First Amendment and the rule of law. We trust that our Constitution will prevail and that free...

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