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Paul Callan is a CNN legal analyst and a former media law professor. He is a former New York homicide prosecutor and criminal defense attorney who serves as "of counsel" to Edelman & Edelman, PC and is senior trial counsel at CallanLegal, where he focuses on civil rights and wrongful conviction litigation. Follow him on Twitter: @paulcallan The opinions expressed in this commentary are his.
(CNN)Donald Trump's seasoned trial counsel, Daniel Petrocelli (he was counsel to the Goldman family in the O.J. Simpson civil case) must have had a sleepless night when he heard his client had denounced the Indiana born federal judge overseeing the trial in the Trump University fraud case as unfit to hear the case because he was a biased "Mexican."