E. Jean Carroll

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Trump's Memorial Day Post Spurs Response From Carroll Lawyer

After ex-president attacks writer again online, her attorney says 'all options are on the table'

(Newser) - Donald Trump spent part of the long weekend doing what he often does on major holidays—"launching CAPS-littered attacks on his perceived enemies," per Intelligencer . After wishing even the "human scum" of the US a happy Memorial Day on his Truth Social platform on Monday, the former...

Trump Can't Secure Bond. Now What?
Trump Can't Secure
Bond. Now What?
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Trump Can't Secure Bond. Now What?

If he can't do so by Monday, New York state might start seizing assets

(Newser) - Donald Trump is up against a tight deadline to come up with a lot of cash. His lawyers said Monday that they can't secure a bond to guarantee payment of the $450-million-plus judgment against him in a civil fraud case in New York. The former president is appealing the...

Trump's Latest Attack Catches the Ear of Carroll's Lawyer

Despite losing lawsuit, former president renewed criticism at rally

(Newser) - An attorney for a longtime advice columnist who won an $83.3 million defamation award against Donald Trump suggested Monday that a new lawsuit is possible against the ex-president after he resumed verbal attacks against her at a campaign rally. Roberta Kaplan, who represents 80-year-old writer E. Jean Carroll, noted...

Judge Won't Grant Trump Delay for Posting Bond in Carroll Case
Trump Pays $91.6M Bond
in E. Jean Carroll Case

Trump Pays $91.6M Bond in E. Jean Carroll Case

A judge rejected his request for more time

(Newser) - Donald Trump has filed an appeal of the judgment against him in the E. Jean Carroll defamation case—and posted the required $91.63 million bond. On Thursday, US District Judge Lewis Kaplan rejected the former president's request for more time to pay the bond, which covers the $83....

Trump Demands New Trial in E. Jean Carroll Case

He complains he couldn't defend himself, penalty is too high

(Newser) - Former President Trump says he deserves a new trial in the E. Jean Carroll defamation case because he wasn't able to defend himself. Trump briefly testified during the January trial that focused on the damages to be awarded to Carroll for defamatory statements Trump made as president, but was...

Judge Orders Trump to Pay $364M in Fraud Trial

Former president also barred from running company for 3 years

(Newser) - Donald Trump received what the New York Times describes as a "crushing defeat" in a New York courtroom on Friday in his fraud trial :
  • Judge Arthur Engoron ordered him to pay $364 million after finding that Trump and his business falsely inflated his wealth and real estate values to

Carroll Plans to Spend Money on 'Something Trump Hates'

'If it'll cause him pain for me to give money to certain things, that's my intent'

(Newser) - On Saturday, E. Jean Carroll said she planned to do "something good" with the $83.3 million a jury has ordered former President Trump to pay her. She expanded on that Monday, saying she'll use the money for "something Donald Trump hates," ABC News reports. "...

Carroll Says She Wants to Use Windfall to Bring 'Real Changes'

Writer says fear of confronting Trump in court disappeared when she took stand

(Newser) - It will take time to decide the best use of the $83.3 million in damages a jury awarded her Friday in her claim against Donald Trump, but E. Jean Carroll has reached a couple of conclusions. "I'm not going to waste a cent of this," she...

Jury Decides Trump Must Pay Carroll Another $83M

Trial decided punitive damages after former president had lost defamation case

(Newser) - A jury has awarded $83.3 million in additional damages to advice columnist E. Jean Carroll, who argued that Donald Trump damaged her reputation by calling her a liar after she accused him of sexual assault. The verdict was delivered by a seven-man, two-woman jury after about three hours of...

Judge Threatens Trump Lawyer With Jail, Trump Storms Out

More drama in a Manhattan courtroom in defamation damages trial for E. Jean Carroll

(Newser) - A Manhattan federal courtroom got testy Friday during the damages portion of writer E. Jean Carroll's defamation trial against former President Trump. Trump was there for closing arguments—as he'd been on Thursday, when he briefly testified —and the AP notes that he seemed "agitated all...

Trump Takes the Stand: 'Just Wanted to Defend Myself'

Former president testifies briefly in damages trial after E. Jean Carroll's defamation win

(Newser) - After much anticipation, Donald Trump took the stand in the damages trial that followed his loss in a defamation case brought against him by E. Jean Carroll —and he was done in a few minutes. When his attorney Alina Habba asked him if he had ever instructed anyone to...

After Defamation Trial Delayed, Trump Attacks Accuser Online

Trump posts more than 40 times about E. Jean Carroll

(Newser) - With Donald Trump soon to take the witness stand, a juror's illness forced a last-minute delay Monday of a defamation trial over his comments about E. Jean Carroll , the writer who claims he sexually assaulted her in the 1990s. It's not yet clear when the trial will resume....

Judge Threatens to Expel Trump From Courtroom

'I understand you're probably eager for me to do that,' judge says in E. Jean Carroll trial

(Newser) - Donald Trump locked horns with another judge in another Manhattan courtroom Wednesday. Judge Lewis Kaplan threatened to expel the former president from the federal courtroom for making "disruptive" comments while E. Jean Carroll testified, CNBC reports. "Mr. Trump, I hope I don't have to consider excluding you...

Trump Shakes Head as Defamation Trial Begins

Judge says it's already been determined that Trump sexually assaulted E. Jean Carroll

(Newser) - Donald Trump shook his head in disgust Tuesday as the judge in his New York defamation trial told prospective jurors that another jury had already decided that the former president sexually abused columnist E. Jean Carroll in the 1990s. Later, when the judge asked during jury selection if anyone felt...

Trump Loses Bid to Claim Immunity in Defamation Trial

January trial will address damages payable to E. Jean Carroll

(Newser) - A federal appeals court has turned down former President Trump's attempt to present an immunity defense in the second defamation lawsuit brought against him by E. Jean Carroll. He'd have had to invoke it when the writer first sued him, the 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals ruled...

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...

Feds Reverse Position on Trump Lawsuit
Feds Do
a 180 on
Trump Lawsuit

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...

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