TagAileen Cannon

Judge Pushes Mar-a-Lago Docs/Espionage Act Case to May

Following a request by Trump’s legal team to push the trial date back indefinitely, U.S. District Judge Aileen Cannon responded by setting a May 20, 2024 trial date. This is instead of the original tentative date set in August and of the December 11, 2023 date proposed by the Department of Justice (DOJ). It seems that Cannon, a Trump appointee, chose to split the difference. Whether this...

Tentative trial date set in Trump documents case

U.S. District Judge Aileen Cannon sets a tentative trial date of August 14 for the Trump classified documents case. The case will be heard in the federal Southern District of Florida, a federal jurisdiction known for its “rocket docket” that pushes to begin trials much faster than other jurisdictions. The procedural order requires that all pretrial motions be filed by July 24 and sets...


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