• ‘Knock It off,' Judge Tells Alleged Russian Troll Farm Lawyer After Making ‘Looney Tunes,' ‘Animal House' References

    5 monthes ago - By Fortune

    A judge admonished a lawyer representing an alleged funder of a Russian troll farm-one accused of attempting to manipulate public opinion in the 2016 presidential election-for his “unprofessional, inappropriate and ineffective” filings in a case brought by Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
    In a hearing Jan. 7, U.S. District Court Judge Dabney Friedrich told Eric Dubelier, “You have undermined your credibility in this courthouse.” Dubelier accused the judge of bias, and said he may have withdraw from representing his client. The judge castigated him again about the language he used to...
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