metoo On November 24, a new law in the State of New York came into effect allowing, for one year, victims of sexual assault to reactivate their possible old complaints and request a civil lawsuit -in-the-1990s-relaunches-his-complaint-in-new-york-df686b2.jpg” alt=”United States: A journalist who accuses Trump of rape in the 1990s relaunches her complaint in the 1990s. New York” />
E. Jean Carroll, June 23, 2019, in New York. — Craig Ruttle/AP/SIPA
After the appointment of a special prosecutor in charge of to investigate Trump, then the rehabilitation of his Twitter account, we never stop hearing about the former American president. This Thursday, an American journalist, E. Jean Carroll, who accuses Donald Trump of having raped her in the 1990s, relaunched the report. his civil lawsuit against him, thanks to; a new law to New York which protects victims of sexual assault.
A double court case of alleged rape and defamation has been opposing since 2019, before the federal civil court in Manhattan , Mrs. Carroll, 78, & Mr. Trump, 76, who both produced their sworn depositions in October before a New York judge.
In the defamation proceedings, E. Jean Carroll, author and former columnist for the magazine Elle, had attacked; Donald Trump in civil court in November 2019. She accused him of defaming her for calling her from “a complete lie”, in June 2019, to his allegations of rape in a fitting room of a New York department store in 1995 or 1996.
The Republican president then in office (2017-2021) replied that he had never met her and that she was “not his kind of woman”. His lawyers have moreover always affirmed; that he was protected; in 2019 by his immunity; of Head of State.
As for the rape charges, Ms. Carroll had not been able to file a formal complaint in 2019 since the alleged facts were time-barred .
Multiple documents accusing Trump of “rape” made public
Now this November 24 has entered a new law in the State of New York (“”Adult Survivors Act”) allowing, for one year, victims of sexual assault to reactivate their possible old complaints and claim a civil lawsuit.
Ms. Carroll’s law firm, Kaplan Hecker and Fink, and federal justice in Manhattan therefore released several court documents Thursday accusing Mr. Trump of “rape” and seeking a civil trial in 2023 for damages.
In the introduction to the complaint which is now admissible and which relates all the facts, Donald Trump is accused of “about 27 years ago (…) in the luxury department store Bergdorf Goodman on Fifth Avenue at St. New York (de) seized E. Jean Carroll, pinned and pinned him against the wall of a fitting room with his shoulder and raped him. ””.
””Hoax & Lie”
The plaintiff was killed for more than 20 years before telling her story in a book. the end of the years 2010 to the favor of the #MeToo movement launched in 2017 against violence against women.
“While I respect and admire people who speak out, this case unfortunately constitutes a diversion of the objective of the law which creates ”” reacted Thursday to AFP Alina Habba, Mr. Trump's lawyer in the case.
Last October, the former president had qualified as these accusations of “hoaxes and lies”. And this new rant from the businessman on October 12 on his Truth Social network, making fun of this alleged rape, also allows to Ms. Carroll to relaunch the defamation aspect of her legal action against Mr. Trump, targeted by Mr. this time as a simple citizen without immunity; presidential.