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Trump Sued for Battery by E. Jean Carroll Under NY’s New Law (1)

Nov. 24, 2022, 6:28 PM

Former President Donald Trump was sued for battery under a New York law that took effect Thursday, expanding his legal fight with a former Elle magazine advice columnist who claims he raped her in a dressing room in the 1990s.

E. Jean Carroll filed the complaint in Manhattan federal court, where she already has a defamation suit pending against Trump over remarks he made about her from the White House after she went public with the rape claim in 2019.

The lawsuit was filed under New York’s Adult Survivors Act, which lifts the statute of limitations for one year on ...