Michael Cohen, Donald Trump's former lawyer and self-described "fixer", will be released from prison and returned to home confinement after a judge ruled his detention was retaliatory.
Cohen was released from prison in May because of the coronavirus pandemic on the condition that he would not speak to the media.
He was ordered back to jail on 9 July after it was revealed that he was working on a book about the president.
Ordering his release to home detention again, Judge Alvin Hellerstein said he had never in his 21 years on the bench seen a provision barring a prisoner from speaking to the media.
"How can I take any other inference but that it was retaliatory?" the judge said
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