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Crime Michael Flynn Judge Asks Full D.C. Circuit to Rehear His Case Against Immediate Dismissal of Prosecution

22:41  09 july  2020
22:41  09 july  2020 Source:   lawandcrime.com

Federal Judge Emmet Sullivan asks appeals court to rehear Michael Flynn case

  Federal Judge Emmet Sullivan asks appeals court to rehear Michael Flynn case Judge Emmet Sullivan's attorney said a previous ruling ordering him to dismiss Flynn's case "threatens to turn ordinary judicial process upside down."If the full appeals court agrees to rehear the case, it would resurrect the prospect of challenging the Justice Department's controversial decision to drop the case against Flynn, a defendant who twice pleaded guilty.

U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan, through his counsel Beth Wilkinson, has asked for U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to rehear his case against the immediate dismissal of Michael Flynn prosecution.

Michael T. Flynn wearing a suit and tie: WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 18: Former White House National Security Advisor Michael Flynn and his wife Lori Andrade leave the Prettyman Federal Courthouse following a sentencing hearing in U.S. District Court December 18, 2018 in Washington, DC. Flynn's lawyers accepted the judge's offer to delay sentencing for lying to the FBI about his communication with former Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak. Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller has recommended no prison time for Flynn due to his cooperation with the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. © Provided by Law & Crime WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 18: Former White House National Security Advisor Michael Flynn and his wife Lori Andrade leave the Prettyman Federal Courthouse following a sentencing hearing in U.S. District Court December 18, 2018 in Washington, DC. Flynn's lawyers accepted the judge's offer to delay sentencing for lying to the FBI about his communication with former Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak. Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller has recommended no prison time for Flynn due to his cooperation with the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

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