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Trump Asks Supreme Court To Intervene in Seized Documents Case

Trump Asks Supreme Court To Intervene , in Seized Documents Case. Politico reports that on Oct. 4, Trump's lawyers asked Justice Clarence Thomas for an emergency order. Politico reports that on Oct. 4, Trump's lawyers asked Justice Clarence Thomas for an emergency order. That order would renew a third-party reviewer's authority over nearly 100 documents with classifications. Politico reports that this would make it easier for the former president to continue to claim that the seized documents are subject to executive privilege. Any limit on the comprehensive and transparent review of materials seized in the extraordinary raid of a president’s home erodes public confidence in our system of justice, Trump’s attorneys, via filing. In sum, the government has attempted to criminalize a document management dispute and now vehemently objects to a transparent process that provides much-needed oversight, Trump’s attorneys, via filing. It appears that Trump's emergency application only seeks to have the documents returned for Special Master Raymond Dearie's review. It does not ask the Supreme Court to reinstate part of Judge Aileen Cannon's order that stopped the DOJ and FBI from using seized documents in their criminal investigation. Politico reports that Justice Thomas issued an order on Oct. 4 directing the DOJ to respond to the emergency application by Oct. 11. Politico reports that Justice Thomas issued an order on Oct. 4 directing the DOJ to respond to the emergency application by Oct. 11. Justice Thomas is expected to refer Trump's application to the full Supreme Court which does not have a deadline to respond.
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