March 4, 2024

Just done. E Jean Carroll’s (civil) defamation case against Trump, which she won. Judge affirms $83.3 million verdict against Donald Trump in E. Jean Carroll defamation case PDF

This will be the second judgment Carroll has won against Trump. Last year a jury awarded her $5 million in damages after finding Trump liable for sexual abuse and defamation for denying Carroll’s rape allegation, saying she wasn’t his type, and suggesting she made up the story to sell copies of a book.

In the current case, a jury found Carroll should receive $83.3 million in damages to repair her reputation, to compensate her, and to punish Trump. The judge found that the prior verdict should carry over to statements at issue in the last trial since they were similar.

Trump will likely post a bond that will stay the enforcement of the judgment for the duration of the appeal.

NY (civil) Fraud case with Judge Engoron. He already ruled that the Trump organization committed fraud, and the ruling should be out this month, after Engoron did some checking about Alan Weisselberg’s possibly committing perjury as a witness

NY criminal trial about Trump falsifying business records to cover up a hush money payment to a porn star -set to start March 25.

Georgia RICO case, about Trump’s (and others also charged) attempts to subvert the 2020 presidential election. No trial date set yet.

Florida (criminal) case regarding Trump’s obstruction efforts re: classified materials he was deliberately trying to hide in Mar-A-Lago. currently scheduled to go on trial in May. Trump wants to dismiss all charges. Interesting to note from the other day’s special prosecutor document re: President Joe Biden, I see that former president Trump says he should not be charged if Biden was not, but Trump ignores both what the special prosecutor said and the fact that he obstructed returning the documents while Biden did not

With one exception, there is no record of the Department ofJustice prosecuting a former president or vice president for mishandling classified documents from his own administration. The exception is former President Trump. It is not our role to assess the criminal charges pending against Mr. Trump, but several material distinctions between Mr. Trump’s case and Mr. exception is former President Trump. It is not our role to assess the criminal charges pending against Mr. Trump, but several material distinctions between Mr. Trump’s case and Mr. Biden’s are clear. Unlike the evidence involving Mr. Biden, the allegations set forth in the indictment of Mr. Trump, if proven, would present serious aggravating facts. Most notably, after being given multiple chances to return classified documents and avoid prosecution, Mr. Trump allegedly did the opposite. According to the indictment, he not only refused to return the documents for many months, but he also obstructed justice by enlisting others to destroy evidence and then to lie about it. if proven, would present serious aggravating facts. Most notably, after being given multiple chances to return classified documents and avoid prosecution, Mr. Trump allegedly did the opposite. According to the indictment, he not only refused to return the documents for many months, but he also obstructed justice by enlisting others to destroy evidence and then to lie about it. In contrast, Mr. Eiden turned in classified documents to the National Archives and the Department of Justice, consented to the search of multiple locations including his homes, sat for a voluntary interview. and in other ways cooperated with the investigation.

DC Election Subversion case which is on hold waiting for Trump to appeal his lack of presidential immunity to the Supreme Court. Judge Chutkan rules against Trump having immunity, the DC Court of Appeals ruled against him, and Trump has until Monday to appeal to the Supreme Court; if he does not the case will not remained paused. (Don’t forget that Trump lost his immunity argument for civil trial in the E Jean Carroll case as well.)

Colorado case before the Supreme Court about whether Trump can even be on the ballot. Hearing was before SCOTUS the other day. Trump, who usually loses all the cases, will probably win this one.

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