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Trump liable for battery, defamation in E. Jean Carroll trial

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A federal jury in New York found former President Donald Trump liable for battery and defamation in a civil trial stemming from allegations he raped the writer E. Jean Carroll in a department store dressing room in the mid-1990s.

She was awarded $5 million total in damages.

The case stems from allegations by the writer E. Jean Carroll that he raped her in a department store dressing room in the mid-1990s.

The jury, made up of six men and three women, got the case earlier Tuesday and deliberated for less than three hours.

During the eight-day trial, attorneys for Carroll pressed a case to the jury laying out how her allegations fit a pattern, or “modus operandi,” for Trump. In addition to witnesses who said Carroll confided in them after the…



2023-05-09 13:38:00

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