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Five things to know about Manafort’s first week in court

August 9, 2018 | Media News

Emeritus Professor Joshua Dressler was quoted in The Hill about the criminal trial against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.

“If there is a core Trump supporter on there, I think the presumption of innocence is going to be quadrupled in that person’s mind,” Dressler said, referring to the jury. “It’s going to be very hard to convince them to vote on the side of the prosecutor, and thus creating the possibility of a hung jury on any of the crucial counts.”