Trump's Trials Reporting and analysis on the inquiries, trials, and criminal probes facing former President Donald Trump. From the Jan. 6 insurrection and Georgia election interference, to the ongoing question of classified documents - and beyond - host Scott Detrow, political editor Domenico Montanaro and legal experts dive deep every week to explore the news inside the courtrooms and the stakes for American democracy.

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Reporting and analysis on the inquiries, trials, and criminal probes facing former President Donald Trump. From the Jan. 6 insurrection and Georgia election interference, to the ongoing question of classified documents - and beyond - host Scott Detrow, political editor Domenico Montanaro and legal experts dive deep every week to explore the news inside the courtrooms and the stakes for American democracy.

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NATIONAL HARBOR, MARYLAND - FEBRUARY 24: Republican presidential candidate and former U.S. President Donald Trump walks offstage after his remarks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images) Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images hide caption

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Supreme Court could end up delaying the Jan. 6 trial past the election

This week on Trump's Trials, host Scott Detrow and Domenico Montanaro are joined by constitutional expert Kim Wehle.

Supreme Court could end up delaying the Jan. 6 trial past the election

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This image contained in a court filing by the Department of Justice on Aug. 30, 2022, and partially redacted by the source, shows a photo of documents seized during the FBI search of former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate. (Department of Justice via AP, File) AP hide caption

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Still unclear when classified documents case will go to trial

For this episode of Trump's Trials, NPR's Alisa Chang speaks with correspondent Greg Allen.

Still unclear when classified documents case will go to trial

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High stakes for the Supreme Court as it takes on Trump's immunity case

For this episode of Trump's Trials, we hear from NPR legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg.

High stakes for the Supreme Court as it takes on Trump's immunity case

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Supreme Court to consider Trump's immunity claims

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 31: A view of the Supreme Court at dusk, January 31, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Supreme Court to consider Trump's immunity claims

For this episode of Trump's Trials, NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg.

Supreme Court to consider Trump's immunity claims

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - FEBRUARY 08: Republican presidential candidate and former U.S. President Donald Trump greets supporters at his caucus night watch party at the Treasure Island Hotel & Casino on February 08, 2024 (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images) Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump owes about half a billion dollars in legal penalties — how will he pay for it?

This week on Trump's Trials, host Scott Detrow and Domenico Montanaro are joined by a Pulitzer prize-winning journalist and author of three books about Trump David Cay Johnston.

Trump owes about half a billion dollars in legal penalties — how will he pay for it?

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A trial date set in New York and an indignant prosecutor in Georgia

This week on Trump's Trials, host Miles Parks and Domenico Montanaro are joined by New York University law professor Melissa Murray.

A trial date set in New York and an indignant prosecutor in Georgia

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - JANUARY 27: Republican presidential candidate and former U.S. President Donald Trump stands on stage during a campaign event at Big League Dreams Las Vegas on January 27, 2024 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images) David Becker/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump ordered to pay nearly $355 million in civil fraud case

For this episode of Trump's Trials, NPR's Juana Summers speaks NPR's Andrea Bernstein.

Trump ordered to pay nearly $355 million in civil fraud case

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Trial date set in New York hush money case, Fani Willis takes the stand in Georgia

For this episode of Trump's Trials, NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks NPR's Andrea Bernstein and Georgia politics reporter Sam Gringlas.

Trial date set in New York hush money case, Fani Willis takes the stand in Georgia

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It could be a consequential week in all four criminal cases against Trump

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It could be a consequential week in all four criminal cases against Trump

For this episode of Trump's Trials, NPR's Juana Summers speaks with senior political correspondent Domenico Montanaro.

It could be a consequential week in all four criminal cases against Trump

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Trump's mixed week: a possible boost from one court and a setback from another

This week on Trump's Trials, host Scott Detrow and Domenico Montanaro are joined by former US attorney and deputy assistant attorney general Harry Litman.

Trump's mixed week: a possible boost from one court and a setback from another

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