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Manafort Judge Talks Threats In Not Releasing Jurors' Names

Law360, Alexandria, Va. (August 17, 2018, 10:54 PM EDT) -- The Virginia federal judge overseeing the Paul Manafort trial on Friday revealed he has received threats during the case and expressed concern that revealing the names of jurors deliberating the fate of the former Trump campaign chair could put their “peace and safety” at risk.

U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III said he does not intend to release the names of the jurors, who went home for the weekend after two days of deliberating without reaching a verdict, citing intense public interest in the case and threats to his own safety, adding that he is currently being protected by U.S. marshals....

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