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Judge Rules Against Trump-DoJ Bid That Might Have Quashed Defamation Suit

1 month ago   |   By NPR

A federal judge says the government may not substitute itself for President Trump as the defendant in the matter and accordingly neutralize the case. So the suit against the president can proceed.
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Judge: US can't replace Trump in columnist's slander suit

Judge: US can't replace Trump in columnist's slander suit

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

By LARRY NEUMEISTER
NEW YORK - A federal judge on Tuesday denied President Donald Trump's request that the United States replace him as the defendant in a defamation lawsuit alleging he raped a woman in a Manhattan department store in the 1990s.
The decision by U.S. District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan came after the Justice Department argued that the United States - and by extension the American people - should replace Trump as the defendant in a lawsuit filed by the columnist E. Jean Carroll.
The government's lawyers contended that the United States could step in as the defendant because Trump...
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President Trump must remain defendant in columnist's slander suit, federal judge rules

President Trump must remain defendant in columnist's slander suit, federal judge rules

1 month ago   |   By WMUR

A judge has denied President Donald Trump's request that the United States replace him as the defendant in a defamation lawsuit alleging he raped a woman in a Manhattan luxury department store in the 1990s.
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