Southern District of Florida Judge Aileen Cannon has set August 14, 2023, as the start date for a two-week criminal jury trial in former President Donald Trump’s classified documents case.
Parties will first meet for a calendar call on August 8. All pre-trial motions are required to be filed by July 24, 2023, according to the court filing.
The former president was charged with 31 counts of alleged violations of the Espionage Act, or “the willful retention of national defense information,” according to the indictment. Additionally, he was charged with one count each of “conspiracy to obstruct Justice,” “withholding a document or record,” “corruptly concealing a document or record,” “concealing a document in a federal investigation,” “a scheme to conceal” and “false statements and representations.”
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