Judge orders Michael Cohen’s prison release citing government ’retaliation’

Judge orders Michael Cohen’s prison release citing government ’retaliation’

A judge ordered the release from prison of Michael Cohen, saying he believed the government retaliated against him for writing a book about President Trump. ’The purpose of transferring Mr. Cohen from furlough and home confinement to jail is retaliatory and its retaliatory because of his desire to exercise his first amendment rights’, Judge Alvin Hellerstein ruled.

Timothy
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Interesting notings from the judge “I’ve never seen such a clause, in 21 years in being a judge and sentencing people” “How can I take any other inference but that it was retaliatory?", he said about the condition, which also would have barred Cohen from speaking to journalists or posting on social media

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