Preemption and the Known Unknowns of the Trump Indictment

Posted on AllSides April 7th, 2023
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Before the New York court unsealed the indictment against former President Donald J. Trump, it was hard to know whether Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg had a strong case. And we still don’t, largely because idiosyncratic New York rules allow Bragg to leave crucial parts of the State’s theory out of the indictment. Given the singular importance of this particular prosecution, and having indicted, Bragg has clearly decided that deferring the reveal on key planks of the state’s legal theory will help him convict. For precisely that reason, however, it...

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