Flynn Says Trial Judge 'Hijacked' Case With En Banc Bid

Law360 (July 20, 2020, 9:58 PM EDT) -- President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn accused a federal judge Monday of hijacking his criminal prosecution by refusing to immediately grant the government's request to end his case  and urged the full D.C. Circuit to allow a recent ruling ordering his case's dismissal to stand without a review.

In a memo slamming U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan's July 9 petition for en banc review, an attorney for the retired U.S. Army lieutenant general said the appeals court must not examine a three-judge panel's split June directive to toss the case because the judge had overstepped his judicial authority,...

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