Trump requests a new trial in E. Jean Carroll defamation case

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March 5, 2024, 9:18 PM UTC

Donald Trump’s attorneys connected Tuesday revenge a mobility for a caller proceedings successful writer E. Jean Carroll's defamation lawsuit and asked a judge overseeing nan lawsuit to cancel the judgement of $83 cardinal dollars against nan erstwhile president.

Trump attorneys Alina Habba and John Sauer reason that “a territory tribunal whitethorn assistance a mobility for a caller proceedings if nan verdict is against nan weight of nan evidence.” Habba besides contended that nan jury’s compensatory and punitive awards are retired of proportionality and motivated by sympathy alternatively than grounds and should beryllium canceled. 

Carroll’s lawyer Roberta Kaplan declined to comment.  

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