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Fraud conspiracy is bigger than just Trump - Shanlon Wu

Fraud conspiracy is bigger than just Trump

By CNN, News, Trump
Former federal prosecutor Shan Wu provides his insight into the fraud case against Donald Trump. Regular readers of our blog will know that Shan is frequently tapped by national media outlets for his take on prominent legal news stories, from issues facing the AAPI community, to the ongoing legal battle between the state of New York and the Trump dynasty. This week, we’ll be delving into the latest developments in the case against Trump, and Shan’s take on what they mean for the future of our legal system.On Wednesday, September 21st, New York Attorney General Letitia James announced a civil lawsuit against former President Donald Trump, the Trump Organization, executives of the business, and three out of four of Trump’s adult children. The lawsuit alleges a decade-long scheme to defraud New York businesses, banks, and the government, most prominently by overinflating the value of Trump organization assets. In an interview…
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The Presidential Election Fraud and the Supreme Court - Shanlon Wu

The Presidential Election, “Fraud,” and the Supreme Court: Everything You Need to Know

By Trump
Attorney and CNN Legal Analyst Shan Wu is often invited on to CNN to offer his take on contemporary politics. As a former federal prosecutor and current defense attorney at DC Student Defense, Shan provides legal analysis on a variety of topics. On November 28 — almost a month after the 2020 Presidential Election and Justice Amy Coney Barrett joined the Supreme Court — Shan was asked to discuss some of these judicial goings-on. You can watch the whole CNN clip on YouTube here.  A federal judge in Pennsylvania seemed frustrated by Trump’s lack of allegations and evidence. What does this mean? Shan responded that Judge Matthew Brann of the US District Court in the Middle District of Pennsylvania was just the latest in a series of judges who are fed up with the Trump team's weak legal arguments.  As he has said on CNN before, Shan reiterated that it…
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Trump’s executive order to stop separating families at the border is a farce

By Trump
President Donald Trump is on a crusade to imprison immigrants as they cross our borders. And what’s worse: he’s billing his “zero tolerance” immigration policy -- pitting asylum-seekers as criminals -- as a humane solution. In an op-ed published on CNN’s website, Shan Wu, a former federal prosecutor who also served as counsel to Attorney General Janet Reno, explains that Trump’s new immigration policy is an effort to deter immigrants from coming to the United States by locking up as many of them as possible. How is his administration doing this legally? Investigators tried simply attaching “illegal entry” to immigrants’ rap sheets, automatically converting their civil asylum request into a criminal proceeding. It’s important to note that seeking asylum in the United States is not a crime. Once these immigrants were deemed criminals, they detained the asylum seekers and separated thousands of children from their families. This continued for weeks,…
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