Title: District Attorney Files Motion to Expedite Trial Against Former President Trump and 18 Others in Georgia
Subtitle: Defendants Facing Charges under Georgia’s RICO Act Surrender to Fulton County Jail
[Your City], [Date] – District Attorney Fani Willis has taken a decisive step to accelerate the trial against former President Donald Trump and 18 other individuals in Fulton County, Georgia. The charges levied against the defendants stem from their alleged involvement in a Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act conspiracy.
In her motion, Willis is requesting that the court imposes a deadline for the defendants to file a motion to sever themselves from the larger case. While the State of Georgia believes all defendants should be tried together, the motion emphasizes that, at the very least, the trial dates for those requesting a speedy trial should be set simultaneously.
Last week, all 19 defendants turned themselves in and were booked at the Fulton County Jail, meeting the surrender deadline. Alongside RICO violations, the charges include solicitation of violation of oath, conspiracy to commit impersonating a public officer, conspiracy to commit forgery, filing false documents, and making false statements.
The former President, Donald Trump, is facing a total of 13 counts, including charges related to the violation of the Georgia RICO Act, criminal solicitation, criminal conspiracy, filing false documents, and making false statements. Notably, Trump’s bond has been set at $200,000 by Judge Scott McAfee.
This recent development notably marks the fourth criminal case against the former President since March, adding to the legal challenges he is currently facing. The trial is anticipated to garner considerable public attention and scrutiny as it progresses.
As the trial against former President Trump and his co-defendants unfolds, the McCreary County Record will diligently follow the proceedings, providing regular updates to keep our community informed. Stay tuned for more in-depth coverage on this significant legal battle that has captured the nation’s attention.
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