In the American Justice system, all criminal defendants who plead not guilty are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.

The Trump Troubles

Unprecedented criminal and civil cases are swirling around a certain ex-president. His supporters call them political persecution and election interference. His detractors counter that the allegations speak for themselves and no one should be above the law or immune from any consequence of their bad actions due to wealth, power, connections, celebrity, or political affiliation.

The American Justice Project offers a selection of raw filings that form the source material for anyone looking to hold an informed opinion.

The US Capitol Building with ominous clouds behind.

U.S. v. Donald Trump


Regarding the defendant’s allegedly unlawful efforts to remain in power after a failed presidential reelection bid in the 2020 general election.

A feather quill on a handwritten manuscript page.

Anderson et al. v. Griswold


Regarding a petition to apply the Disqualification Clause, Section 3 of the 14th Amendment, to disqualify the candidacy of a former government office-holder who participated in an insurrection.

New York v. Trump et al.


Regarding a civil action by the New York Attorney General related to findings of persistent fraud by the trustees and officers of the Trump Organization.

A messy box of documents.

U.S. v. Donald Trump et al.


Regarding the defendant’s allegedly improper retention, insecure storage, and illegal disclosure of classified documents after the conclusion of his presidential term of office.

Fluttering currency rains down from above.

New York v. Donald Trump


Regarding falsified business records in an alleged scheme to disguise hush-money payments made by the defendant to a pornographic film actress during the 2016 U.S. Presidential election.

A ballot box with the seal of the State of Georgia.

Georgia v. Donald Trump et al.


Regarding an alleged criminal conspiracy to overturn the results of Georgia’s 2020 presidential general election.

Crypto Chaos

U.S. v. Sam BankmanFried


Regarding the misappropriation of billions of dollars from FTX investor accounts, subsequently funneled into the cryptocurrency trading firm Alameda Research, which then lost the bulk of its assets to risky investments and illiquid self-issued tokens.