Here are three possible outcomes in the Trump hush money trial : Trump's Trials For this episode of Trump's Trials, host Scott Detrow speaks with legal expert Harry Litman.

Closing arguments in former President Donald Trump's hush money trial are expected to begin on Tuesday. And if all goes according to plan, the jury will begin deliberations on Wednesday.

That means there's a chance a verdict is reached as soon as next week. We break down three possible outcomes the jury could reach — guilty, not guilty, or a hung jury.

Topics include:
- Prosecution and defense rest
- Jury instructions
- Possible verdicts

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Here are three possible outcomes in the Trump hush money trial

Here are three possible outcomes in the Trump hush money trial

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For this episode of Trump's Trials, host Scott Detrow speaks with legal expert Harry Litman.

Closing arguments in former President Donald Trump's hush money trial are expected to begin on Tuesday. And if all goes according to plan, the jury will begin deliberations on Wednesday.

That means there's a chance a verdict is reached as soon as next week. We break down three possible outcomes the jury could reach — guilty, not guilty, or a hung jury.

Topics include:
- Prosecution and defense rest
- Jury instructions
- Possible verdicts

Follow the show on Apple Podcasts or Spotify for new episodes each Saturday.

Sign up for sponsor-free episodes and support NPR's political journalism at plus.npr.org/trumpstrials.

Email the show at trumpstrials@npr.org.

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This episode was produced by Tyler Bartlam and was edited by Adam Raney. Our executive producers are Beth Donovan and Sami Yenigun. Eric Marrapodi is NPR's Vice President of News Programming.