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Lawfare No Bull: D.C. Circuit Hears Oral Arguments in Scott Perry Case

Hadley Baker
Monday, March 6, 2023, 7:24 AM

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Today on Lawfare No Bull: On Feb. 23, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit heard oral arguments in a case concerning the Justice Department’s efforts to access Representative Scott Perry’s phone. This is part of the department’s investigation into efforts by former President Trump and his allies to overturn the 2020 election. The government is trying to access the phone amid congressional probes that claim Perry was an important ally to Trump in the weeks leading up to the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol. The arguments abruptly ended as the court switched into sealed arguments:

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Hadley Baker was an Assistant Editor of Lawfare. She is a recent graduate from the University of St Andrews, studying English literature and Spanish. She was previously an intern at Lawfare.

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