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Special Master Appointed To Review Documents Seized at Mar-a-Lago

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Special Master Appointed To Review , Documents Seized at Mar-a-Lago.
NBC News reports that on Sept. 15, U.S. District
Judge Aileen Cannon appointed Raymond J. Dearie to
review the documents that the FBI took from
Donald Trump's home in Florida on Aug. 8.
Dearie is a senior U.S. district judge in New York.
The former federal judge, who was nominated by
President Reagan, was one of two special master candidates recommended by Trump's attorneys. .
The former federal judge, who was nominated by
President Reagan, was one of two special master candidates recommended by Trump's attorneys. .
Dearie's appointment also blocks the Justice Department from continuing to use close to
100 classified documents in its criminal investigation. .
Dearie's appointment also blocks the Justice Department from continuing to use close to
100 classified documents in its criminal investigation. .
The Court does not find it appropriate to accept the Government’s conclusions on these important and disputed issues without further review by a neutral third party in an expedited and orderly fashion, Judge Aileen Cannon, via ruling.
Cannon clarified that her order doesn't stop
the government from reviewing the materials for
intelligence or national security purposes.
It only blocks the government "from further use of the content of the seized materials for criminal investigative purposes" until Dearie reaches a conclusion.
It only blocks the government "from further use of the content of the seized materials for criminal investigative purposes" until Dearie reaches a conclusion.
NBC News reports that the Justice Department is likely to challenge the decision.
Dearie has until Nov. 30 to conclude his review.