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7d ago

Trump may have violated gag order with juror post and others

The order bars Trump from “making or directing others to make public statements about any prospective juror or any juror in this criminal proceeding.”
Donald Trump at Manhattan Criminal Court in New York City
Donald Trump at Manhattan Criminal Court in New York City
7d ago

Trump’s jury has two lawyers on it already. What might that mean for trial?

Lawyers aren’t always a popular choice of juror. We’ll see how that affects the first criminal trial against a former U.S. president.
Donald Trump at Manhattan criminal court
Donald Trump at Manhattan criminal court
8d ago

A brief jury selection explainer for the defendant, Donald Trump

The former president and current criminal defendant appears to be confused about the jury selection process. Here again are the rules for anyone who's wondering.
Donald Trump
Donald Trump
8d ago

Clarence Thomas questions the prosecutions of Jan. 6 rioters

Thomas has ignored calls to recuse himself from Jan. 6-related cases. Trump’s immunity appeal is up next.
Clarence Thomas poses for an official portrait in 2022.
Clarence Thomas poses for an official portrait in 2022.
9d ago

How a Jan. 6 case at the Supreme Court could affect Trump’s election interference case

While jury selection gets underway in Trump's hush money case, and before his Supreme Court immunity hearing next week, the justices will hear another Trump-adjacent appeal.
Joseph Fischer at the “Stop the Steal” rally.
Joseph Fischer at the “Stop the Steal” rally.
9d ago

Judge Merchan already has a crucial Trump decision to make

In court Monday, prosecutors said Trump should be fined, made to take down offending posts and warned about possible imprisonment.
Juan Merchan
Juan Merchan
10d ago

What the Donald Trump hush money trial is really all about

Is it a hush money case? An election interference case? Some combination? Something else? Here’s how Judge Juan Merchan will describe it to prospective jurors.
Donald Trump at a press conference in Grand Rapids, Mich.
Donald Trump at a press conference in Grand Rapids, Mich.
12d ago

The People of the State of New York v. Donald Trump is finally here

This week’s Deadline: Legal Newsletter gets you ready for jury selection in the historic hush money trial. Plus, important SCOTUS action ahead.
Donald Trump
Donald Trump
12d ago

How Trump’s first criminal trial can be won or lost before it even starts

The first criminal trial against a former U.S. president may be won or lost before it starts.
Image: Former President Donald Trump appears in court at the Manhattan Criminal Court in New York on April 4, 2023.
Image: Former President Donald Trump appears in court at the Manhattan Criminal Court in New York on April 4, 2023.
13d ago

What a new development in Georgia tells us about Fani Willis’ Trump case

A new prosecutor was just announced to investigate a high-profile figure whom Willis was barred from prosecuting: Georgia Lt. Gov. Burt Jones. The case took nearly two years to reassign.
Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis
Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis
14d ago

Trump strikes out in latest attempts to delay hush money trial

The staggering pace and volume of the former president's bids to halt the coming trial are only matched by their failure.
Donald Trump
Donald Trump
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