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Manhattan judge denies Trump’s bid for mistrial: ‘Utterly without merit’

Posted on AllSides November 17th, 2023
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A Manhattan judge Friday said Donald Trump’s bid for a mistrial in his $250 million civil fraud case is “utterly without merit” and rejected arguments that the jurist’s law clerk is co-judging. Trump, 77, filed a motion for mistrial Wednesday, claiming there was “overwhelming” bias by Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Arthur Engoron in his fraud case and that the judge’s principal law clerk, Allison Greenfield, has had improper sway on the proceedings. Greenfield has been seen whispering into the judge’s ear and passing him notes throughout the seven weeks of...

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