By Jan Wolfe and Bokep Jonathan Stempel
WASHINGTON, Bokep Aug 24 (Reuters) – A federal judge on Tuesday declared a mistrial in the government’s embezzlement case against Michael Avenatti, Video Porno giving the already convicted celebrity lawyer a temporary reprieve as he defends against a slew of criminal charges.
Avenatti, Video Porno 50, Video Porno who is representing himself, had argued that the evidence might be exculpatory, Bokep and Foto Telanjang that the failure to turn it over undermined his ability to mount a defense.
The mistrial was confirmed in an email from the office of Acting U.S.
Attorney Tracy Wilkison in Los Angeles.
The trial had lasted one month.
“Today is a good day for every person who believes that the Constitution means something,” Avenatti said in a statement provided by his standby lawyer Dean Steward. “Laws and rules matter.”
Avenatti was being tried on 10 wire fraud charges for Foto Porno allegedly embezzling nearly $10 million of settlement proceeds from five clients.
Avenatti shot from obscurity to fame in 2018 representing Porn Sex actress Stormy Daniels in lawsuits against then-U.S.
President Donald Trump, becoming a cable news fixture and flirting with his own White House run.
His legal career ground to a halt in March 2019 when federal prosecutors in Manhattan charged him with trying to extort up to $25 million from Nike Inc, Video Porno and California prosecutors announced their criminal case.
Avenatti is appealing his conviction and 2-1/2-year prison sentence in the Nike case.
He also faces a trial next year in Manhattan for Foto Telanjang allegedly cheating Daniels out of proceeds from a book contract. Avenatti has pleaded not guilty. (Reporting by Jan Wolfe and Video Bokep Jonathan Stempel; Editing by Noeleen Walder and Porn Sex Jonathan Oatis)