August 10, 2023

Meet Jack Smith, the Special Counsel Prosecuting Trump

by The Journal

Jack Smith, the special counsel who brought two indictments against former President Donald Trump, has developed a reputation as an aggressive prosecutor known for trying high-stakes, politically explosive cases. But WSJ's Sadie Gurman says Smith has a mixed record on convictions.

Further Reading:

- Jack Smith Is Known to Take On Tough Cases. But He Doesn’t Always Win 

- Trump’s Lawyers Argue Protective Order Would Violate His Free-Speech Rights 

- New Definition of ‘Fraud’ Wipes Out High-Profile Prosecutions 

Further Listening:

- What Will Trump's Third Indictment Cost Him? 

- Donald Trump Is Charged on 34 Felony Counts 

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