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REASONS – We now know more about why Sidley Austin partner James Cole, a former Obama-era DOJ leader, was disqualified in December from serving as a defender for the Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei in a U.S. criminal case. Mike Scarcella and C. Ryan Barber report that U.S. District Judge Ann Donnelly in New York has partially unsealed her ruling that sheds light on the decision. Cole, the judge reasoned, had immediate access to classified and confidential information substantially related to this case. She added: “The fact that Mr. Cole has ‘no recollection of the matters’ does not change the analysis.”
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