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Federal judge rejects Roger Stone's request for a retrial

A federal judge ruled on Thursday that President Trump's longtime friend and adviser Roger Stone does not deserve to have a new trial, saying that his legal team's claim of juror misconduct "is not supported by any facts or data and it is contrary to controlling legal precedent."

Stone was convicted in November of lying to Congress and witness tampering, and sentenced to three years and four months in prison. In her 81-page opinion, U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson wrote that the jury forewoman's social media posts "may suggest" that...

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News Posted By: theweek - Friday, 17 April, 2020