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Colourful legal eagles could hold the key to Trump’s fate

A former Playboy bunny and a judge who weaves pop lyrics into his legal opinions will sit in judgment on the US president

22nd April, 2018
Michael Cohen’s undistinguished legal career has not prevented him from becoming US president Donald Trump’s top lawyer Pic: Getty

It seems oddly fitting that the judges involved in the fast-morphing reality show of Legal Jeopardy, starring Donald Trump, Stormy Daniels and others, are no strangers to the headlines.

New York federal judge Kimba Wood, who is presiding over the potentially lethal new front that has opened up for President Trump ia the criminal investigation of his lawyer Michael Cohen, had a brief foray into the adult entertainment business four decades ago, when she donned...

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