Updated on April 10, 2024

Docket Watch: Trump Prosecuted in New York

The People of the State of New York v. Donald J. Trump

On April 4, 2023, New York Supreme Court Justice Juan Merchan unsealed the indictment of former President Donald Trump in connection with Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg's investigation into Trump's alleged plotting to pay hush money to multiple people in the run-up to the 2016 election.

This page is intended to track any primary source documents or other materials relating to the former president's indictment and subsequent proceedings. This page will be updated regularly by Katherine Pompilio as new documents and materials are released.

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People's response to Trump's request to file a motion to enforce a subpoena duces tecum purportedly served by Trump on former Supervising Rackets Investigator Jeremy Rosenberg to compel the production of responsive documents (Entered: 04/08/2024)

People's pre-motion letter in response to Trump's pre motion letter seeking leave to file a motion to enforce certain requests of a subpoena duces tecum Trump claims was served on Stormy Daniels on March 18, 2024 (Entered: 04/08/2024)

Justice Merchan's letter to counsel regarding jury selection and jury questionnaire (Entered: 04/08/2024)

Trump's pre-motion letter seeking leave to file motion to enforce Requests 1 and 2 of a subpoena served on Stephanie Clifford (Entered: 04/08/2024)

Trump's pre-motion letter seeking leave to file motion to enforce a subpoena served on former Supervising Rackets Investigator Jeremy Rosenberg (Entered: 04/08/2024)

Trump's opposition to motion to quash the subpoena to Mark Pomerantz (Entered: 04/08/2024)

People's opposition to Trump's renewed motion for recusal (Entered: 04/08/2024)

People's notice of motion to quash Trump's subpoena to Mark Pomerantz and for a protective order (Entered: 04/05/2024)

Trump's recusal motion (Entered: 04/05/2024)

Justice Merchan's decision and order granting NBCU's motion to quash Trump's subpoena seeking all materials related to the documentary "Stormy" that involves a witness (Entered: 04/05/2024)

Justice Merchan's decision and order denying Trump's motion to exclude evidence and for an adjournment on the grounds of presidential immunity (Entered: 04/03/2024

People's memorandum of law in opposition to defendants motion for a further adjournment based on pretrial publicity (Entered: 04/03/2024)

People's opposition to Trump's pre-motion letter seeking leave to file a motion for recusal of Justice Merchan (Entered: 04/02/2024)

Trump lawyers Blanche and Necheles's premotion letter seeking leave to file a motion for recusal based on changed circumstances and newly discovered evidence (Entered: 04/02/2024)

Decision and order granting the People's motion for clarification or confirmation of an order restricting judicial statements (Entered: 04/01/2024)

Trump's opposition to the People's motion to clarify the gag order (Entered: 04/01/2024)

People's supplemental filing regarding the court's March 26 gag order (Entered: 04/01/2024)

Trump's letter in response to the People's March 28 pre-motion letter relating to the court's March 26 gag order (Entered: 03/29/2024)

People's pre-motion letter requesting that the court clarify or confirm the March 26 gag order to include family members of the court, the district attorney, and others; and direct that Trump immediately desist from attacks on family members (Entered: 03/28/2024)

Justice Merchan's decision and order granting the people's motion for a restriction on extrajudicial statements by Trump (Entered: 03/26/2024)

Justice Merchan's decision and order denying Trump's motion for public proceedings (Entered: 03/26/2024)

Justice Merchan's decision and order denying Trump's motion to vacate the court's order on the filing of motions (Entered: 03/26/2024)

Letter from news organizations to Justice Merchan regarding Trump's motion for public proceedings (Entered: 03/22/2024)

Christopher Conroy's affirmation in support of people's opposition to Trump's motion to dismiss and for an adjournment (Entered: 03/21/2024)

Matthew Colangelo's affirmation in support of people's opposition to Trump's motion to dismiss and for an adjournment (Entered: 03/21/2024)

Susan Hoffinger's affirmation in support of people's opposition to Trump's motion to dismiss and for adjournment (Entered: 03/21/2024)

Mark F. Pomerantz's affirmation in support of people's opposition to Trump's motion regarding discovery (Entered: 03/21/2024)

People's memorandum of law in opposition to Trump's motion regarding discovery (Entered: 03/21/2024)

Manhattan ADA Christopher Conroy's affirmation in support of people's opposition to Trump's motion regarding discovery of USAO-SDNY (Entered: 03/21/2024)

People's memorandum of law in opposition to Trump's motion regarding USAO-SDNY documents (Entered: 03/21/2024)

People's response in opposition to Trump's request for leave to file a motion to vacate the Court's March 8, 2024, order on the filing of future motions (Entered: 03/19/2024)

People's response in opposition to Trump's motion to regarding (1) unsealing and public access to all pleadings, orders, and written communications between the Court and parties; and (2) immediate public access to all future such documents or communications (Entered: 03/19/2024)

Trump's motion letter to seek a Sandoval hearing (Entered: 03/19/2024)

Affirmation of Todd Blanche in support of Trump's motion for further adjournment based on prejudicial pretrial publicity (Entered: 03/18/2024)

Trump's motion for a further adjournment based on prejudicial pretrial publicity (Entered: 03/18/2024)

Notice of Trump's motion for a further adjournment based on prejudicial pretrial publicity (Entered: 03/18/2024)

Trump lawyers Blanche and Necheles's premotion letter to Justice Merchan seeking permission to file a motion for adjournment based on prejudicial pretrial publicity (Entered: 03/18/2024)

Justice Merchan's decision and order granting in part and denying in part Trump's various motions regarding witness testimony and argument (Entered: 03/18/2024)

Justice Merchan's decision and order granting in part and denying in part the prosecution's motions to exclude witness testimony and argument on a range of topics (Entered: 03/18/2024)

Justice Merchan's order scheduling a hearing on Trump's motion to dismiss on the grounds of the prosecution's alleged discovery violations, and adjourning the trial for 30 days (Entered: 03/15/2024)

State of New York's opposition to Trump's motion to exclude evidence and for an adjournment based on presidential immunity (Entered: 03/15/2024)

Defense's letter in response to the prosecution's supplemental notice regarding the production of records from the U.S. Attorney's Office (Entered: 03/15/2024)

State of New York's supplemental notice regarding the production of records from the U.S. Attorney's Office (Entered: 03/15/2024)

Defense's letter in response to Bragg's notice regarding the production of records and consent to adjournment (Entered: 03/14/2024)

Bragg's notice regarding the production of records from the U.S. Attorney's Office and consent to adjournment (Entered: 03/14/2024)

Trump's notice concerning his intent to rely on an advice-of-counsel defense (Entered: 03/11/2024)

Affirmation of Blanche in support of Trump's motion to dismiss and for an adjournment based on discovery violations (Entered: 03/11/2024)

Premotion letter from Trump lawyers Blanche and Necheles to Justice Merchan seeking leave to file a motion for adjournment based on "current, ongoing, and extremely prejudicial pretrial publicity" (Entered 03/10/2024)

Premotion letter from Trump lawyers Blanche and Necheles to Justice Merchan seeking leave to file a motion for (1) unsealing and public access to all pleadings, orders, and written communications that have involved the court and its parties, including communications sent by letter and substantive email, and (2) simultaneous public access of all future pleadings, orders, and written communications except to the extent redactions are required by the protective order or law (Entered 03/10/2024)

Pre-motion letter from Trump lawyers Blanche and Necheles to Justice Merchan seeking permission to file a motion for discovery sanctions based on the People's alleged violations of CPL Article 245 (Entered: 03/08/2024)

Premotion letter from Trump lawyers Blanche and Susan Necheles to Justice Merchan seeking leave to file a motion to vacate Merchan's March 8 order on the filing of future motions (Entered: 03/10/2024)

Trump's motion to dismiss and for an adjournment based on discovery violations (Entered: 03/08/2024)

Premotion letter from Trump lawyer Todd Blanche to Justice Merchan regarding Trump's motion to dismiss the indictment or, in the alternative, preclusion of testimony from Michael Cohen and Stephanie Clifford, certain testimony from Adav Noti and an adjournment of the trial date by at least 90 days (Entered: 03/08/2024)

Order on the filing of future motions (Entered: 03/08/2024)

Decision and Order on State of New York's motion for a protective order regulating disclosure of juror information (Entered: 03/07/2024)

Trump's motion to exclude evidence and for an adjournment based on presidential immunity (Entered: 03/07/2024)

Trump's opposition to the State of New York's motion in limine (Entered: 02/29/2024)

State of New York's opposition to Trump's motion in limine (Entered: 02/29/2024)

State of New York's motion in limine (Entered: 02/22/2024)

State of New York's motion for an order restricting Trump's extrajudicial statements (Entered: 02/22/2024)

State of New York's motion for a protective order regulating disclosure of juror address and names (Entered: 02/22/2024)

Trump's motions in limine (Entered: 02/22/2024)

Notice of Trump's motions in limine (Entered: 02/22/2024)

Order on Trump's omnibus motions to dismiss (Entered: 02/13/2024)

Trump's supplemental certificate of compliance (Entered: 01/29/2024)

Trump's opposition to the People's motion to require notice of intent to rely on an advice-of-counsel defense (Entered: 12/29/2023)

Trump's opposition to motions to quash subpoena to Michael Cohen (Entered: 11/30/2023)

State of New York's notice of motion to compel Trump to provide reciprocal discovery pursuant to CPL §§ 245.20(4) & 245.50(2) and affirmation and memorandum of law in support of motion to compel Trump to provide reciprocal discovery pursuant to CPL §§ 245.20(4) & 245.50(2) (Entered: 11/09/2023)

State of New York's notice of motion to quash Trump's subpoena and for a protective order and affirmation and memorandum of law in support of motion to quash Trump's subpoena and for a protective order (Entered: 11/09/2023)

Affirmation in support of State of New York's opposition to Trump's omnibus motions (Entered: 11/09/2023)

Exhibits to State of New York opposition to Trump's omnibus motions (Entered: 11/09/2023)

State of New York's memorandum of law in opposition to Trump's omnibus motions (Entered: 11/09/2023)

State of New York's opposition to Trump's motions for reconsideration and ancillary relief (Entered: 11/02/2023)

Trump's counsel subpoena sent to Michael Cohen (Entered: 10/11/2023)

Notice of Trump's motions for reconsideration and ancillary relief (Entered: 10/03/2023)

Affirmation of Todd Blanche in support of Trump's omnibus motions to dismiss the indictment (Entered: 09/29/2023)

Trump's memorandum of law in support of omnibus motions to dismiss the charges (Entered: 09/29/2023)

Justice Merchan letter to Todd Blanche rejecting need for Sept. 15 scheduling conference on trial date deferring matter to Feb. 15 (Entered: 09/01/2023)

Order denying Trump motion for recusal of Justice Juan Merchan (Entered: 08/11/2023)

State of New York response in opposition to Trump motion for recusal (Entered: 06/14/2023)

Memorandum of law in support of Trump's motion for Justice Merchan recusal and explanation (Entered: 05/31/2023)

State of New York's response to Trump's April 27 request for a bill of particulars (Entered: 05/16/2023)

Protective order social media gag order (Entered: 05/08/2023)

Trump's request for bill of particulars (Entered: 04/27/2023)

District Attorney's motion for protection order limiting Trump access to the inspection of certain discovery material (Entered: 04/24/2023)

Trump's arraignment hearing transcript (Entered: 04/04/2023)

Statement of facts supporting the indictment (Entered: 04/04/2023)

Unsealed indictment of Donald J. Trump (Entered: 04/04/2023)

Order on media access to Trump's arraignment (Entered 04/03/2023)