Former Celebrity Apprentice Contestant Settles Long-Running Defamation Suit Against Trump
On November 12th, Summer Zervos, a former “Celebrity Apprentice” contestant, settled her defamation suit against Donald Trump. Zervos sued Trump just days before he took office in 2016 after he called her a liar when she accused Trump of sexually assaulting her in 2007. For the majority of Trump’s term in office, the lawsuit was stalled by a debate over whether the Supremacy Clause of the Constitution barred state courts from interfering with a sitting president’s official duties.
Summer Zervos’ Defamation Suit Against Trump Moves Forward
The New York Court of Appeals has ruled that Summer Zervos’ lawsuit against former President Donald Trump can continue now that Trump is no longer in office. The former "Apprentice" star is suing Trump after he publicly denied her accusations of sexual assault.
Judge Says Trump Can’t Dismiss E. Jean Carroll’s Defamation Suit
In her ruling, Justice Doris Ling-Cohan said that the president failed to submit any evidence in support of his request to dismiss Carroll's defamation lawsuit, writing “There is not even a tweet, much less an affidavit by defendant Trump in support of his motion."
Judge Rules Defamation Suit Brought By An Ex-Apprentice Against President Trump Is A Go
The State Court of Appeals refused Trump’s appeal to delay a defamation suit until after his presidency because the lower […]