On Wednesday, July 19, 2023, Judge Lewis A. Kaplan denied former president Donald J. Trump's request for a new trial in the sexual abuse lawsuit brought by writer E. Jean Carroll.
President Donald J. Trump Loses Request for New Trial in E. Jean Carroll Sexual Abuse Case
Jury Finds Former President Donald J. Trump Sexually Assaulted E. Jean Carroll
On May 9, 2023, a civil jury in New York returned a verdict finding that former president Donald J. Trump sexually assaulted and defamed writer E. Jean Carroll. The jury awarded Carroll $5 million in damages.