(CNN)A federal judge granted a request by prosecutors in New York to appoint a special master to review materials seized from Rudy Giuliani’s home and office during a raid in late April.
In a decision posted Friday, Judge Paul Oetkin said he agrees a special master is warranted for the “perception of fairness.”
The judge had ordered both sides to submit candidates to serve in that role by June 4.
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CNN’s Erica Orden and Veronica Stracqualursi contributed to this report.