Nearly 1,200 Former Federal Prosecutors Urge Judicial Scrutiny of Government’s Motion to Dismiss Michael Flynn Case
- May 20, 2020
On May 20, Protect Democracy filed an amicus brief on behalf of 1,187 former federal prosecutors, who argue why Judge Emmet Sullivan has “robust authority” to scrutinize the Justice Department’s motion to dismiss the prosecution of Michael Flynn—“and to take appropriate action if [he] determines that dismissal would not serve the public interest.
The former prosecutors, who have nearly 14,300 years of combined experience and served under both Republican and Democratic administrations, argue three overarching points:
A summary of the brief is available at Lawfare.
A copy of the brief is available here.