Judge rejects Trump’s motion to dismiss E. Jean Carroll sexual assault lawsuit – NewsNaija.com.ng

A federal judge has denied former President Trump’s motion to dismiss a civil sexual assault lawsuit brought against him by a woman who accused him of rape in the 1990s, ruling that the law authorizing her to sue is permitted under the U.S. Constitution. New York State.

Journalist, author, and advice columnist E. Jean Carroll filed her lawsuit against Trump in November after New York’s Adult Survivors Act (ASA), which gives people a one-year window to file lawsuits over old allegations of inappropriate sexual conduct that have passed the statute. of limitations, entered into force. She previously also filed a defamation suit against Trump for calling her a liar for her claims that he raped her and for demeaning her physical appearance.

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