Jury Finds Trump Liable for Sexual Abuse and Defamation in E. Jean Carroll Trial; Awards $5M in Damages

A jury of six men and three women unanimously found Donald Trump liable for sexually abusing and defaming former Elle magazine columnist E. Jean Carroll and awarded her $5 million in damages. 

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E. Jean Carroll’s Defamation and Battery Lawsuit Against Trump Begins in Manhattan

The trial of former Elle Magazine advice columnist E. Jean Carroll’s defamation and battery lawsuit against Donald Trump began today with jury selection, nearly 30 years after the former president allegedly raped her in a midtown Manhattan department store dressing room.

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Legal Scholars Weigh In on the Lasting Significance of Dominion v. Fox

We asked five legal scholars — Samantha Barbas, Martin Garbus, Lyrissa Lidsky, Timothy Zick and Sandra Baron — to give their thoughts on Dominion Voting Systems' defamation lawsuit against Fox following the recent settlement reached in the case.

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Fox Settles for $787.5M, Acknowledges ‘Certain Claims About Dominion to be False’

Fox must pay $787.5 million in a last-minute settlement agreement reached April 18 in Dominion Voting Systems’ defamation lawsuit against Fox News and its parent corporation, marking the end of a highly anticipated trial before it even began.

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Delaware Judge Delays Dominion Defamation Suit Against Fox One Day

The trial in Dominion Voting Systems’ defamation lawsuit against Fox News and its parent corporation was slated to begin April 17, but has been delayed for one day to allow conversations about a possible settlement agreement, the Washington Post reported.

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Fox Settles Defamation Suit with Venezuelan Businessman Over Fraudulent Election Claims

A settlement was reached April 8 in a defamation lawsuit filed by Venezuelan businessman Majed Khalil against Fox News and Lou Dobbs after the TV host claimed Khalil participated in a scheme to rig the 2020 presidential election.

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Jury to Decide if Fox Knowingly Spread False Information About Dominion, Delaware Judge Rules

A jury will decide whether Fox News and its corporation knowingly spread lies about Dominion Voting Systems in the network’s broadcasts which alleged that the company’s voting technology was used to rig the 2020 presidential election, a Delaware Superior Court judge ruled March 31.

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Federal Judge Grants Netflix Summary Judgment in ‘Making a Murderer’ Defamation Lawsuit

A federal judge granted Netflix summary judgment March 10 in a lawsuit brought by a retired Wisconsin police sergeant who claimed he was defamed in the streaming services’ award-winning true crime series “Making a Murderer.”

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