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'Victory': Appellate Judge Lifts Unconstitutional Gag Order Against Trump

Posted on AllSides November 17th, 2023
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A New York appeals court temporarily lifted the gag order against former President Donald Trump in his civil fraud trial over free speech concerns.

“Considering the constitutional and statutory rights at issue an interim stay is granted,” Judge David Friedman said.

The move came after Trump’s legal team filed an emergency lawsuit Wednesday, arguing the gag orders “cast serious doubt” on Manhattan Judge Arthur Engoron’s ability to be an “impartial finder of fact” in the case. 

The order against Mr. Trump was issued on the trial’s second day by the presiding...

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