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Former judge berates US prosecutors for caving to president’s demands in Flynn case

By Sam Fry

11 June 2020

Former judge berates US prosecutors for caving to president’s demands in Flynn case Washington, DC (Credit: iStock.com/Sean Pavone)

John Gleeson warned that prosecutors' efforts to end the case against former national security advisor Michael Flynn sends a message that “criminal law is for none but the poor, friendless, and uninfluential”.