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E. Jean Carroll Prevails in Trump Defamation Case

Trial that begins in January will consider only how much, not if, he owes her

(Newser) - E. Jean Carroll notched another legal victory against former President Trump on Wednesday, reports CNBC , with a federal judge ruling that Trump is liable in her defamation case against him. "The jury found that Mr. Trump knew that his statement that Ms. Carroll lied about him sexually assaulting her...

Judge Throws Out Trump Claim That Carroll Defamed Him

Writer said on TV after trial that she was raped

(Newser) - Donald Trump lost his latest challenge to a jury's $5 million verdict against him in a sexual battery and defamation case on Monday, when a judge rejected his claim that E. Jean Carroll defamed him after the trial ended. Trump's team argued that the writer defamed the former...

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Feds Do a 180 on Trump Lawsuit

Former president is not entitled to immunity in E. Jean Carroll's defamation lawsuit: DOJ

(Newser) - In a move that will allow E. Jean Carroll's original defamation lawsuit against former President Trump to proceed, the Justice Department on Tuesday said Trump is actually not entitled to immunity in that lawsuit. Carroll's suit, filed in 2019, centers around statements Trump made while president (he said...

Trump Loses 'Immunity' Bid to End Carroll's Lawsuit

Judge rules attacks on writer have nothing to do with presidential duties

(Newser) - The argument that "presidential immunity" protects Donald Trump from E. Jean Carroll's defamation lawsuit went nowhere with a federal judge, who forcefully rejected it Thursday. Trump's "personal attacks" on Carroll have no connection to "any official responsibility of the president," US District Judge Lewis...

Judge Sides With Carroll on Trump Town Hall Comments

Accuser wins the right to amend her defamation lawsuit to include them

(Newser) - A judge sided with E. Jean Carroll in her request to add Donald Trump's comments at a recent CNN town hall to her lawsuit against him. The judge ruled that Carroll can indeed amend her original defamation lawsuit against the former president to include the comments from the town...

E. Jean Carroll Teams Up With a Trump to Write Romance Novel

Columnist who won defamation case against Donald Trump working with niece Mary on book

(Newser) - Joining forces with a Trump to write a romance novel after suing the most famous member of that family for sexual abuse and defamation may seem like an unlikely next step for E. Jean Carroll. But that's exactly what the advice columnist is doing with The Italian Lesson, the...

Carroll Wants Trump to Pay for Attack in CNN Town Hall

Writer had called comments during program 'disgusting, vile'

(Newser) - E. Jean Carroll told a court Monday she'll be seeking more in damages after Donald Trump called her a "whack job" and her accusation that he sexually abused her "fake"—a day after a jury found the former president liable for defaming her by saying the...

Christie Rips Trump's Reaction to Verdict

Pence says voters aren't focused on trial

(Newser) - One potential rival for the GOP presidential nomination is not buying Donald Trump's claim made after a federal jury found the former president liable for sexual abusing and defaming E. Jean Carroll. "His response yesterday to me was ridiculous, that he didn't even know the woman,"...

Verdict Seen as a 'Moment of Accountability' for Trump

'This victory is not just for me,' Carroll says

(Newser) - After a jury found Donald Trump liable Tuesday for sexually abusing and defaming E. Jean Carroll, the writer smiled and hugged supporters in a Manhattan federal courtroom. She later issued a statement: "I filed this lawsuit against Donald Trump to clear my name and to get my life back....

Trump Reacts to Verdict in E. Jean Carroll Case in All Caps

Trump is found liable for sexual abuse, defamation

(Newser) - A jury has rejected writer E. Jean Carroll's claim that Donald Trump raped her in a Manhattan department store in the mid-1990s—but the verdict is not a big win for the former president. The jury found Trump liable for sexual abuse and for defamation and awarded $5 million...

Jury in Trump's Rape Trial Begins Deliberations

Both sides presented closing arguments Monday

(Newser) - A jury in New York City is set to begin deliberations Tuesday in a civil trial over advice columnist E. Jean Carroll's claims that Donald Trump raped her in a luxury Manhattan department store in 1996, the AP reports. US District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan will read instructions on...

Trump Won't Be Testifying in Rape and Defamation Case

Former POTUS misses deadline to testify in E. Jean Carroll civil trial

(Newser) - Former President Trump won't be testifying in the civil trial over E. Jean Carroll's allegations of rape and defamation against him. A 5pm Sunday deadline for his team to file a request to testify came and went with nothing being filed, the Hill reports. That means his defense...

Trump's Video Deposition in Rape Case Goes Public

Former president insults lawyer, tells her it's 'largely true' that stars 'can grab women by the p----'

(Newser) - A video recording of former President Donald Trump being questioned about the rape allegations against him was made public for the first time Friday, providing a glimpse of the Republican's emphatic, often colorful denials. Jurors got to see the video of Trump's October deposition over the past few...

Trump Defends Infamous 'Grab 'Em by the...' Comment in Deposition

Video deposition was played for jurors

(Newser) - The New York Times reports on this tidbit from Thursday at former President Trump's trial in E. Jean Carroll's rape and defamation lawsuit against him: In Trump's video deposition, heard by the jury Thursday , the former president was asked about the infamous 2005 Access Hollywood tape in...

In Deposition, Trump Tells Lawyer She's Not His 'Type'
Trump Denies Knowing Carroll

Trump Denies Knowing Carroll

Jury sees former president become angry on video as he denies rape

(Newser) - The federal jury considering E. Jean Carroll's rape accusation against Donald Trump heard the president defend himself in a video deposition on Thursday, a testy appearance in which the former president told the plaintiff's lawyer he had no sexual interest in her—a question Roberta Kaplan hadn't...

Trump Lawyers Won't Present Defense in Rape Trial

Witness testifies that Trump tried to force himself on her at Mar-a-Lago

(Newser) - Donald Trump will not present a defense in E. Jean Carroll's rape and defamation lawsuit against him, his attorney told the judge overseeing the civil trial on Wednesday. Joe Tacopina told US District Judge Lewis Kaplan that an expert could no longer testify in Trump's defense due to...

Trump's Mistrial Request in E. Jean Carroll Case Denied

His attorney accused the judge in the civil trial stemming from alleged rape of bias

(Newser) - The Trump team's motion to have a mistrial declared in E. Jean Carroll's rape and defamation case against Donald Trump has been denied by the judge in the case, CBS News reports. Meanwhile, Carroll completed her third and final day of testimony Monday, Politico reports. Among other things,...

E. Jean Carroll: 'I Don't Need an Excuse for Not Screaming'

Columnist returns to the stand in her civil suit against Trump

(Newser) - E. Jean Carroll took the stand for the second day Thursday in her rape and defamation civil lawsuit against Donald Trump. The columnist had a forceful response when a lawyer for the former president questioned her about why she didn't scream as the alleged assault was taking place in...

Friend Told E. Jean Carroll, 'He'll Bury You'

'To get my day in court finally is everything,' says writer who accuses Donald Trump of rape

(Newser) - A "very funny situation" in the Bergdorf Goodman department store developed into anything but when Donald Trump followed E. Jean Carroll into a dressing room and raped her in 1996, the writer testified in court Wednesday. Breaking down in tears at various points during the hours-long testimony, the former...

E. Jean Carroll Takes Stand in Trump Civil Trial

Carroll said the former president 'lied and shattered my reputation'

(Newser) - Writer E. Jean Carroll testified in her lawsuit against former President Donald Trump on Wednesday, stating that in 1996 Trump raped her in a fitting room and later denied and defamed her after she went public, reports NPR . On the stand, Carroll indicated she's seeking to restore her reputation....

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