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Avenatti Slams Feds’ Document Dump In Bid For More Time

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Avenatti Slams Feds’ Document Dump In Bid For More Time

Law360 (September 14, 2020, 10:01 PM EDT) — Embattled celebrity attorney Michael Avenatti urged a California federal court on Monday to give him a few more months to review the mountain of documents produced by prosecutors in recent months, ripping the prosecution for purportedly dragging its feet in discovery.

Avenatti, who is facing embezzlement charges, is also fighting prosecutors’ request to send him back to prison following a temporary release in April amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Last week, prosecutors cited “clear and convincing” evidence that he used a computer to draft court documents in violation of his release conditions, but Avenatti slammed that bid on Friday, saying the government…

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