Atty Contempt Hearing Set Over ID Of Trump-Linked Cooperator

Law360, New York (June 10, 2016, 10:14 PM EDT) -- A New York judge on Friday set a September hearing to decide civil contempt claims against a pair of lawyers who are accused of revealing the identity of a government cooperator who has been linked to Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, conduct that may result in criminal prosecution.

The strange, secretive case involves allegations that attorneys Richard Lerner and Frederick Oberlander violated court orders by disclosing the identity of real estate developer Felix Sater as a government cooperating witness to the press and in court filings....
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Case Title

In Re Motion for Civil Contempt by John Doe


Case Number

1:12-mc-00557

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New York Eastern

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Brian M. Cogan

Date Filed

August 22, 2012


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IN RE Public Documents filed in 12 MC 0557 BMC


Case Number

1:16-mc-00706

Court

New York Eastern

Nature of Suit

Judge

Brian M. Cogan

Date Filed

August 22, 2012

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