Full DC Circ. Not Inclined To Immediately Halt Flynn's Case

Law360 (August 11, 2020, 8:27 PM EDT) -- A majority of the judges on the full D.C. Circuit bench appeared inclined Tuesday to allow a trial judge to complete his inquiry into the U.S. Department of Justice's bid to abandon Michael Flynn's criminal case, pushing back on the former Trump national security adviser's extraordinary petition for immediate dismissal.

Former national security adviser Michael Flynn and his attorney Sidney Powell, left, in September. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) During a rare en banc hearing, which lasted for almost four hours, at least seven judges expressly asserted they don't know of any judicial precedent that suggests an appeals court can step into a case —...

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