• Ex-judge Barbara Jones named special master to review docs seized from Trump lawyer Michael Cohen

    25 days ago - By CNBC

    Jones will review files seized from Michael Cohen to see which ones can be turned over to prosecutors.
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  • Judge appoints former judge as special master in Michael Cohen case

    25 days ago - By Politico

    A New York federal judge says she is appointing a former Manhattan federal judge to help determine what materials seized in raids on the home and office of President Donald Trump's private attorney are protected by attorney-client privilege. Judge Kimba Wood said Thursday at a hearing that Barbara Jones has the right amount of experience to handle the study of materials seized in the April 9 raids that targeted attorney Michael Cohen. Jones was a federal judge in New York for 17 years before leaving for private practice five years ago. The judge noted that the government and Cohen's...
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  • A federal judge just sided with Michael Cohen on the biggest issue in his case - and added in another wild card

    A federal judge just sided with Michael Cohen on the biggest issue in his case - and added in another wild card

    25 days ago - By Business Insider

    A federal judge on Thursday ruled on the most significant aspect of the case involving President Donald Trump's longtime lawyer, Michael Cohen.
    The judge opted to appoint what's known as a special master in the case.
    The special master will conduct the initial review of documents obtained by the government during raids of Cohen's home, office, and hotel room and determine what falls under attorney-client privilege.
    Prosecutors cited Trump's comments from a Thursday "Fox and Friends" interview as evidence that there would not be many documents that fell under such privilege, meaning a...
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  • Former Judge Named as Special Master in Michael Cohen Case

    25 days ago - By Bloomberg

    A New York federal judge has appointed Barbara Jones, a former prosecutor and federal judge, to serve as “special master” in the Michael Cohen case.
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