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Court upholds Michael Avenatti's conviction for plotting to extort up to $25 million from Nike

Aug. 30, 2023 13:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld disgraced lawyer Michael Avenatti’s conviction for plotting to extort up to $25 million from Nike – one of several legal messes that have landed him behind bars. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected...

Judge nixes Trump’s bid to move hush-money criminal case, keeping it in New York state court

Jul. 19, 2023 16:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday rejected Donald Trump ’s bid to move his hush-money criminal case from New York state court to federal court, ruling that the former president had failed to meet a high legal bar for changing jurisdiction. U.S. District Judge Alvin K....

Judge, rejecting Trump arguments, signals he'll let New York criminal case stay in state court

Jun. 27, 2023 19:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The hush money case against former President Donald Trump appears headed back to a New York court after a federal judge showed little inclination Tuesday to let Trump move the history-making prosecution to federal court. Changing courts could give Trump a new...