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In #SDNY Magistrates Court, #RBC insider trading defendant Bill Tsai is now waiting in shackles for Judge- @SDNYLIVE thread
First, Outgoing Mag Judge Pittman summons in 2 AUSA & their agents. Now all rise for US v Tsai
Tsai, 23, has Shaw Pitman defense lawyer. Judge Pittman says if run out of money, let the system know
Gov't agreeing to free Tsai on $100,000 bond. MCC has a bad name right now...
Tsai, in red T-shirt, has been released. Next up in Mag Court: Juan Paulino, charged with illegal re-entry, for 2d time
AUSA Chiuchiolo gets something signed in secret. He has not responded to written Press opposition to sealing US v Rodriguez

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All rise!
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SEC lawyer: Prof Parlour says the use case for UST was as a fiat replacement- but admits she's never seen that. We'll be calling Terra employees as witnesses.
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OK - now in NY AG v. Trump trial, Donald Trump Jr on the stand. Inner City Press live tweeted Trump Nov 7 and Ivanka Trump Nov 9 and now live Xing Don Junior, thread below

Don Jr: When my father became president, we dropped our int'l licensing. Probably a mistake, because people said we were still doing it. We protected the projects that were underway.
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