Judge Holds Trump Liable in 2nd E. Jean Carroll Defamation Case

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Judge Holds Trump Liable, in 2nd E. Jean Carroll, Defamation Case.
Judge Holds Trump Liable, in 2nd E. Jean Carroll, Defamation Case.
CNN reports that a federal judge has ruled that
former President Donald Trump is liable for
defamatory statements in the E. Jean Carroll case.
CNN reports that a federal judge has ruled that
former President Donald Trump is liable for
defamatory statements in the E. Jean Carroll case.
After finding Trump liable, the jury hearing the
defamation lawsuit will only need to decide the
monetary amount Trump will have to pay to Carroll. .
After finding Trump liable, the jury hearing the
defamation lawsuit will only need to decide the
monetary amount Trump will have to pay to Carroll. .
CNN reports that the federal judge's
decision comes as Trump faces a number
of criminal indictments and civil lawsuits. .
According to Judge Lewis Kaplan,
a 2022 federal jury's verdict will carry over
in the defamation trial set to begin in January.
The trial revolves around statements Trump made
in 2019 regarding Carroll's allegations that the
former president sexually assaulted her.
The trial revolves around statements Trump made
in 2019 regarding Carroll's allegations that the
former president sexually assaulted her.
In May, Trump was found guilty of
sexually abusing Carroll and defaming
her in further statements made in 2022. .
In May, Trump was found guilty of
sexually abusing Carroll and defaming
her in further statements made in 2022. .
The truth or falsity of Mr. Trump’s
2019 statements therefore depends –
like the truth or falsity of his 2022
statement – on whether Ms. Carroll lied
about Mr. Trump sexually assaulting her, Lewis Kaplan, Federal Judge, via CNN.
The truth or falsity of Mr. Trump’s
2019 statements therefore depends –
like the truth or falsity of his 2022
statement – on whether Ms. Carroll lied
about Mr. Trump sexually assaulting her, Lewis Kaplan, Federal Judge, via CNN.
The jury’s finding that she did not
therefore is binding in this case and
precludes Mr. Trump from contesting
the falsity of his 2019 statements, Lewis Kaplan, Federal Judge, via CNN.
CNN reports that the judge also
decided to reject Trump's argument
that any future damages be capped. .
Carroll is reportedly seeking over $10 million
in damages from Trump, who has denied any
wrongdoing and appealed the jury's verdict.