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Trump University $25M Deal Upheld on Appeal

Feb. 6, 2018, 7:08 PM

The $25 million class settlement between Donald Trump and former students of his namesake university was upheld by a federal appeals court.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Feb. 6 affirmed a district court’s approval of the settlement, rejecting a challenge by a lone objector.

The settlement resolves claims by a class of Trump University alumni who say they were duped by false promises of riches and instant success in the real estate industry.

Objector Sherri Simpson sought to opt out of the class and bring her claims in a separate lawsuit, which would have derailed the ...