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Lori Loughlin's trial date is set in college admissions scandal despite claim of new evidence exonerating her


One could be a twist in the ongoing college admissions cheating scandal new potential evidence says showed up CBS news correspondent Nikki Batiste it's been nearly a year since Rick singer pleaded guilty to charges including racketeering and fraud as part of an alleged scheme to buy students admission to top tier colleges but a new memo from defense attorneys for Laughlin and her husband Mossimo Jian newly claims the government instructed singer to lie to clients by calling their payments bribes even if he'd previously characterized them as legitimate the memo contains a note singer wrote on his iPhone about his discussions with FBI agents in one exchange he called loud and abrasive singer said they continue to ask me to tell a fib and not restate what I told my clients as to where the money was going Lachlan NG a newly paid half a million dollars to USC allegedly so their daughters could attend the school they've insisted the money was a donation but they're accused of taking additional measures to cheat the system like making a fake resume for one of their kids this comes after other defendants caught up and singers web like fellow Hollywood actress Felicity Huffman not only pleaded guilty but finished serving prison sentences that includes former New York attorney Gordon Caplan who admitted he paid seventy five thousand dollars to have the answers on his daughter's ACT exam correct it in his notes singer wrote that investigators wanted to quote email Gordon at all costs and asked him to solicit additional payments from Kaplan for that purpose it's an embarrassment for the government Laurie Levenson is a former federal prosecutor she says singers notes it should have been turned over a long ago and they bring both his and the government's credibility into question the kids the defense some ammunition to say that in fact Laughlin others didn't really agree that this was a private this is a positive development for Lori Laughlin we don't know whether it will clear her to make the case go away but we do know that it puts the government on the defensive a judge what is set to decide trial dates for Lachlan and other figures implicated in the scandal but her defense team is asking for that proceeding to be pushed back in light of the new information and detailed and singers notes they call the government's previous failure to disclose those notes outrageous is actually speaking with our legal analyst Rikki Klieman who says for Lori Loughlin they're still really no way around the fact that she made fraudulent resumes with demi photos to make her daughter look like the athlete that she

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