Lawyer Tells Us Why Trump Hasn't Been Jailed Over Gag Order Violations

Trash-talking isn’t a good suggestion to start with, and when that trash is being flung in defiance of a decide, that may be disastrous. Flouting the gag order about his New York fraud trial, Donald Trump first referred to legislation clerk Allison Greenfield as “[New York Senator Chuck] Schumer’s girlfriend,” and later made a press release a couple of “partisan” particular person “sitting subsequent to” Choose Arthur Engoron, which was broadly interpreted to refer once more to Greenfield. Unamused, Engoron slapped the hefty positive on the previous POTUS in an try and cease his insults.

The decide may have imposed a jail sentence, however opted to not. To get some perception on the choice, The Record spoke completely to former federal prosecutor Neama Rahmani, president of West¬†Coast Trial Legal professionals in Los Angeles. “Trump is being given much more leeway than different civil or legal defendants,” he defined. “Another person would have most likely been held in contempt by now. However judges are extraordinary folks, and are understandably hesitant to take the unprecedented step of jailing a former president. The issue is, the judges who’ve overseen Trump’s trials have been all [bark]* and little chunk, so Trump will proceed to push the boundaries till the orders are enforced in a significant manner.”¬†

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