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Manafort Judge Says His Dressing-Down Of Feds Was Wrong

Law360, Alexandria, Va. (August 9, 2018, 7:56 PM EDT) -- The case against Paul Manafort focused Thursday on allegations that he tricked banks into more favorable loans, but it kicked off with a mea culpa from the Virginia federal judge admitting he may have made a mistake. 

U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis has at times been ready with a joke, but at other times he's been pointed and vocal during witness testimony, cajoling Special Counsel prosecutors to hurry the jury trial along. But on Thursday morning, Judge Ellis was more subdued as he addressed a government brief filed after he...
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Case Information

Case Title

USA v. Manafort et al

Case Number



Virginia Eastern

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

February 13, 2018

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