special master

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Remember Judge Wood had appointed a special master to go through the documents to help Cohen and the president decide what might be privileged material. Fox News, "Larry Kudlow on trade with China, North Korea talks," 31 May 2018 The judge has appointed a special master to assess what documents are protected by attorney-client privilege and should not be shown to criminal investigators. Devlin Barrett, BostonGlobe.com, "New York lawyer claims Michael Cohen knew of alleged misconduct by state attorney general," 11 May 2018 The judge has appointed a special master to assess what documents are protected by attorney-client privilege and should not be shown to criminal investigators. Devlin Barrett, Washington Post, "New York lawyer claims Cohen knew of alleged misconduct by state attorney general," 11 May 2018 The special master the court appointed to hear the lawsuit had recommended that the court agree with Georgia and reject Florida's call for limiting water consumption from the Flint River. Orlando Sentinel, OrlandoSentinel.com, "U.S. Supreme Court hands Florida small victory in water war with Georgia," 27 June 2018 Trump and Cohen's lawyers have until June 11 to submit challenges relating to the first round of items now reviewed by the special master. Kara Scannell, CNN, "Attorney for the media asks judge to keep Michael Cohen filings in the public realm," 7 June 2018 Wolf appointed Rosen special master in February 2017, months after the Globe report. Andrea Estes, BostonGlobe.com, "Investigation alleges misconduct by Thornton Law Firm, recommends severe sanctions," 29 June 2018 The special master the court appointed to hear the lawsuit had recommended that the court side with Georgia and reject Florida's call for limiting water consumption from the Flint river. Jessica Gresko, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Supreme Court gives Florida narrow win in water fight with Georgia," 27 June 2018 The special master’s lawyer, William Sinnott, did not respond to a request for comment. Andrea Estes, BostonGlobe.com, "Lawyers ask federal judge to step down from landmark overbilling case," 16 June 2018

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