Category Archives: Justice

The Presidential Records Act and classified information are two added issues in the FBI’s search of Trump’s Florida home

By Robert Willmann The civil lawsuit continues in a federal court about how items seized from Donald Trump’s Florida home by the FBI will be handled and used, and whether the order appointing a special master will remain in place. … Continue reading

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A little labor on Labor Day: The federal judge blocks the DOJ from using any material seized during the search of Trump’s home, and appoints a special master with four powers

By Robert Willmann On this Labor Day, the federal judge presiding over the lawsuit by Donald Trump asking that a special master be appointed to review the items seized from his home in Florida, and that using the material for … Continue reading

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Two tantalizing court orders spice up the Trump lawsuit for a review of items seized in the search. News media want to intervene, and Trump haters ask to file an amicus brief.

By Robert Willmann The dismal sight of federal judges looking for the most part like rubber stamps for the executive branch and Department of Justice has been blocked so far by two court orders in Donald Trump’s lawsuit asking for … Continue reading

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The affidavit supporting the search warrant for Trump’s home and a DOJ legal memo for redactions are released with blacked out parts

By Robert Willmann The 38-page affidavit in support of the search warrant executed at Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home in Florida on 8 August 2022 has been released with blacked out parts– A legal memorandum was filed to discuss the redactions … Continue reading

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Federal magistrate Reinhart will black out the parts of the Trump search warrant affidavit the government wants to keep hidden

By Robert Willmann The Department of Justice filed documents today (Thursday, 25 August 2022) describing which parts of the affidavit supporting the search warrant run on Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Florida property it wants to keep hidden. Three items on the … Continue reading

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The plot thickens as Trump files a legal action for more detail and an outside review of material seized from his home

By Robert Willmann On Monday, 22 August 2022, Donald Trump filed a new legal case in federal district court in the West Palm Beach Division of the Southern District of Florida. Modestly entitled “Motion for Judicial Oversight and Additional Relief”, … Continue reading

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A hearing is set about whether to unseal the affidavit supporting the search warrant run at Trump’s residence

By Robert Willmann Scheduled today, 18 August 2022, is a hearing in the federal magistrate’s court in the West Palm Beach Division of the Southern District of Florida, about whether to unseal the affidavit supporting the search warrant executed at … Continue reading

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The Search for Probable Cause. Another tale from the New CNN

There’s danger to National Security! So says the attorney general. The Biden Administration has sent top men, yes TOP MEN, to keep us all safe. And our crack team from the New CNN, Chat Noir News, is on hunt. For … Continue reading

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A court order grants the DOJ motion to unseal “limited” materials on the search warrant run on the Trump property. But what will be disclosed?

By Robert Willmann Here is the court order that grants the motion by the Department of Justice filed yesterday, 11 August 2022. The government’s motion, submitted after Attorney General Merrick Garland’s cheesy statement he read earlier that day, is entitled: … Continue reading

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“FBI searched Trump’s home to look for nuclear documents and other items, sources say”

“Classified documents relating to nuclear weapons were among the items FBI agents sought in a search of former president Donald Trump’s Florida residence on Monday, according to people familiar with the investigation. Experts in classified information said the unusual search … Continue reading

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