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Manafort Jurors Ask for Definition of Reasonable Doubt

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The jury deciding the fate of President Trump's ex-campaign chairman ended its first day of deliberations with four written questions to the judge. The answers might have been less than satisfying.
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Matt Gaetz Say Bruce Ohr, Nellie Ohr Real Russian Collusion Not Trump Manafort

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Sandra Smith asked Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz his thoughts on the 2005 tax case against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort playing out in a Virginia court this month.
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Jury in Manafort trial asks U.S. judge about 'reasonable doubt'

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The jury in the bank and tax fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort ended its first day of deliberations on Thursday without reaching a verdict but with several questions, including how to define "reasonable doubt."
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The jury now deliberating Paul Manafort's bank fraud case asked the judge a clarifying question that might concern the prosecutors

The jury now deliberating Paul Manafort's bank fraud case asked the judge a clarifying question that might concern the prosecutors

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Jury deliberations began Thursday in the Virginia bank and tax fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.
The jury sent a note to the judge asking for clarification about four topics, including a definition of the term, "reasonable doubt," the standard to convict in a criminal trial.
Legal experts wrote on Twitter that the note could indicate a "compromise verdict" in which the jury convicts Manafort on some charges but acquits him on others.
Jury deliberations began Thursday morning in the trial of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, but a...
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Jury ends first day of deliberations in ex-Trump aide Manafort's trial

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A jury in Virginia completed its first day of deliberations on Thursday in the bank and tax fraud trial of Paul Manafort, U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, after asking the judge for the definition of "reasonable doubt."
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Jury in Paul Manafort's Case Asks Judge to Redefine ‘Reasonable Doubt'

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A Virginia jury deliberating the fraud charges against President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort sent a note with four questions to the judge in the case.
Near the end of the first day of deliberations on Thursday, the jury asked whether a report of foreign bank and financial accounts, known as an FBAR, needed to be filed by a person with less than a 50 percent ownership. Manafort is charged with four counts of failing to file FBARs for offshore companies. The jury also asked about the definition of a shelf company.
U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III replied that the...
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Jurors in Paul Manafort trial send judge four questions, including asking him to redefine reasonable doubt

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The jurors must evaluate 18 counts of bank fraud and lying to the IRS. If convicted, President Trump's ex-campaign chairman could go to prison for the rest of his life.
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Jury in Manafort trial asks about 'reasonable doubt' as it ends first day

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The jury in the bank and tax fraud trial of President Donald Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort on Thursday asked the judge to clarify the meaning of "reasonable doubt" and the legal requirements to disclose foreign bank accounts as it wrapped up its first day of deliberations.
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