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Professor Joyce Vance Comments on Georgia Election Interference Case – The New York Times

June 8, 2023
Professor Vance Headshot Professor Joyce Vance was quoted in an article from The New York Times regarding Fulton County, Ga. District Attorney Fani Willis’ potential charges against former President Trump for his alleged interference in the 2020 election result in Georgia.

The case against Trump, if it goes forward, will have a high burden of proof. “Proof of knowledge and intent is particularly difficult in cases like this,” Vance said. “It makes sense that DA Willis would be searching for all of the evidence she can get to determine whether what she has is sufficient before she can make a final decision about who [or] what to indict.” Willis has indicated she will seek indictments in August. Click here to read more.

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