Professor Mark Graber Comments on Paul Manafort Trial August 03, 2018 University System of Maryland Regents Professor, Mark Graber, offered his thoughts on the trial of former Donald Trump campaign manager, Paul Manafort. President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort's trial begins Tuesday. It marks the first courtroom battle resulting from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. But if you're expecting a big break in the Russia investigation, don't hold your breath. "This trial has, technically, nothing to do with his activities directly while he was managing the Trump campaign," Mark Graber, a law professor at the University of Maryland Francis Key Carey School of Law explained. Read the full article here.