DOJ Dismisses Flynn? Not So Fast. (LegalEagle’s Law Review)

Share
Embed
  • Loading...
  • Published on:  Sunday, May 17, 2020
  • The DOJ tries to dismiss the Flynn case. The Judge says isn’t hearing it.
    If you’re going to call Russia, use Ting Mobile and get a $25 credit! http://legaleagle.ting.com

    ⚖️⚖️⚖️Interested in LAW SCHOOL? Get my PRELAW COURSE:
    https://legaleagle.teachable.com/p/pr...

    ©©©©© Need help with COPYRIGHT? I built a course just for you (15% OFF!):
    https://www.copyrightcourse.com/yt ★ A Few of My Favorite Things★

    🕵️‍♂️My Custom Suits: https://bit.ly/2IeeB8W
    👔My Ties: https://fave.co/2ImLY9I
    📎My Tie Clips/Bars: https://amzn.to/2WIQ6EE
    🔲My Pocket Squares: https://amzn.to/2UfsKtL
    💈My Hair Product https://amzn.to/2Ui2aQx
    📸My Video Camera Setup https://www.amazon.com/shop/legaleagle

    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    Summary from NYT:

    On Tuesday night, less than a week after prosecutors filed a motion to drop the case against Mr. Flynn, who had pleaded guilty to a felony charge of making false statements to federal authorities, Judge Sullivan indicated he was willing to hear from outside legal experts before he decides how to rule. That appears to leave the door open for critics who claim that the motion is politically motivated. The department’s reversal followed months of pressure from Mr. Trump and his allies. Judge Sullivan showed the extent of his concern on Wednesday when he appointed a retired federal judge, John Gleeson, to present arguments against the government’s decision to drop the case, and to address whether Mr. Flynn may have committed perjury by seeking in January to withdraw his 2017 guilty plea. Judge Gleeson, a former United States District Court judge in Brooklyn, co-wrote an op-ed Monday in The Washington Post urging Judge Sullivan to “assess the credibility of the department’s stated reasons for abruptly reversing course,” and, potentially, to deny the motion and “proceed to sentencing.” Criminal defense lawyers and legal analysts in Washington said it was hard to predict how Judge Sullivan might act. While he has expressed personal “disgust” in court for Mr. Flynn’s actions, he has also displayed a low tolerance for the sort of prosecutorial misconduct that the Justice Department claims as a justification for ending its case against Mr. Flynn.




    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Welcome to Real Law Review by LegalEagle; a series where I try to tackle the most important legal issues of the day. If you have a suggestion for the next topic leave your comment below.

    And if you disagree, be sure to leave your comment in the form of an OBJECTION!

    Remember to make your comments Stella-appropriate. Stella is the LegalBeagle and she wields the gavel of justice. DO NOT MESS WITH STELLA.

    ★More series on LegalEagle★
    Real Lawyer Reacts: https://goo.gl/hw9vcE
    Laws Broken: https://goo.gl/PJw3vK
    Law 101: https://goo.gl/rrzFw3
    Real Law Review: https://goo.gl/NHUoqc

    All clips used for fair use commentary, criticism, and educational purposes. See Hosseinzadeh v. Klein, 276 F.Supp.3d 34 (S.D.N.Y. 2017); Equals Three, LLC v. Jukin Media, Inc., 139 F. Supp. 3d 1094 (C.D. Cal. 2015).

    Typical legal disclaimer from a lawyer (occupational hazard): This is not legal advice, nor can I give you legal advice. Sorry! Everything here is for informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice. You should contact your attorney to obtain advice with respect to any particular issue or problem. Nothing here should be construed to form an attorney-client relationship. Also, some of the links in this post may be affiliate links, meaning, at no cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. But if you click, it really helps me make more of these videos!

    ========================================================


    ★ Tweet me @legaleagleDJ https://twitter.com/legaleagleDJ
    ★ More vids on Facebook: ➜ /legaleaglere...
    ★ Stella’s Insta: https://www.instagram.com/stellathele...
    ★ For promotional inquiries please reach out here:
Loading...

Comment