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A noted legal expert has chided New York Judge Arthur Engoron over his language and behavior as he presides over former President Donald Trump’s $250 million civil fraud trial.
Attorney Michael Conway, who is a former House Judiciary Committee counsel, cited in a column for MSNBC, the trial of the so-called “Chicago 7,” reminding “Engoron that the defendants in the notorious case went out of their way to antagonize Judge Julius Hoffman, which seems to be Donald Trump’s strategy in a case where Engoron has already found evidence of fraud,” Raw Story reported.
Conway went further by pointing out that during his testimony, Engoron frequently clashed with both Trump’s legal team and the former president himself, adding that the profanity will undoubtedly be brought up in an appeal.
“In New York, Engoron has used strident language in rejecting Trump’s legal positions, terming them ‘pure sophistry,’ ‘risible,’ ‘bogus arguments,’ and ‘egregious’ in his summary judgment opinion. He sanctioned five Trump attorneys for $7,500 each for the ‘borderline…
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