- Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg thrust America into uncharted political and legal waters when he secured a grand jury indictment against Donald Trump.
- Soon his team will face withering scrutiny that will test three crucial elements of his case: the credibility of his witnesses, the clock known as the statute of limitations and the consistency of his application of fraud law.
Heat Is On Alvin Bragg To Make His Case, Beat Clock, Find Credible Witnesses
Manhattan District Attorney-elect Alvin Bragg, a former top deputy to New York's attorney general, speaks to supporters in New York, Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021. Democrat Alvin Bragg was elected Tuesday as Manhattan's first Black district attorney, a position that will give him oversight of prosecutions and ongoing investigations involving former President Donald Trump.(AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)