Cohen, Feds Name Special Master Picks To Audit Seized Docs

Law360 (April 18, 2018, 8:52 PM EDT) -- President Donald Trump’s attorney Michael Cohen and federal prosecutors both submitted candidates for a possible "special master" to review materials the FBI seized from Cohen, with the government suggesting three retired magistrate judges and Cohen naming four former federal prosecutors, including a former top SEC enforcer.

The filings Tuesday and Wednesday in New York federal court were in response to a request from U.S. District Judge Kimba Wood who has yet to determine the process for sifting through the privileged materials recently taken by investigators from the office and home of the president’s longtime lawyer.

While submitting its suggestions Wednesday, the...

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