Lawyer claims Donald Trump did not appear in court and his testimony alleged that Trump security guards assaulted him outside Trump Tower during a peaceful protest activist, Efrain Galicia, denounced the fact that he will be provided via video testimony in his latest lawsuit. We returned in September 2015 under his direction.
Jury selection for a civil trial in New York City scheduled to take place at the Bronx Supreme Court began Monday, Oct. 31, a legal veteran said. Guardian Not good looking for a 76-year-old former president, and he must be very afraid of what a Bronx jury can do!
Law professor says Trump ‘unloved in the Bronx’
“I’m a civil rights attorney. If I can file a lawsuit in the Bronx, I move heaven and earth,” said Randolph, a professor at Pace University Law School and co-chair of Newman-Ferrara LLP’s Civil Rights Practice Group. McLaughlin said. guardian. “The Bronx jury, they’re on Robin Hoodism. They take from the rich and give to the rest of us – their verdict is always on the ceiling.
“The Bronx knows no bounds. They love giving people money,” McLaughlin continued. “Donald Trump is loved in certain parts of the country, but not in the Bronx.”
Trump expected to give video testimony instead of appearing in court
As noted earlier, Trump is not expected to appear in person and his testimony will be provided via video testimony, which McLaughlin predicts will not be in favor of the former president either. increase!
“If a jury can make decisions in the middle of a busy day, can’t you make time in the middle of a busy day?” McLaughlin asked. “I don’t think it’s going to be a big burden. The jurors, among themselves, will be outraged by that fact. Who do you think he is? Will he not appear in court?” ?”
“I’ve said this before, and I’ll say it again. The civil courts in the Bronx are the greatest vehicle for wealth redistribution since the Red Army,” said a longtime civil rights-focused New York City criminal defense attorney. added Ron Kuby, who is a person. “A jury in the Bronx will look at this case fairly and will award a huge prize if it finds the defendant responsible.”
“Compensatory damages aren’t great by the standards of major litigation, but this isn’t Sandy Hook or Abner Luima, a neurologist with an inoperable broken wrist. Potential punitive damages.” The damages are huge, and Trump is personally responsible not only for the individual defendants, but for them as well.”
But Steve Cohen, of Pollock Cohen LLP, believes jurors aren’t necessarily biased against Trump, and that jurors are “open minded” before reaching a verdict. No one knows how jurors will react, and while you might think jurors in the Bronx would be less receptive to former President Trump than jurors elsewhere, I actually think four people are going through a verdict. I have joined the jurors of , and believe that jurors take their work very seriously and that jurors will listen to the evidence with an open mind.”
“That said, given all that is going on, there is a presumption that no one is ignorant of all the other issues surrounding former President Trump.behavior,” he added.
Trump’s other legal issues
The legal battle is just the tip of the iceberg, with Trump under investigation for mishandling classified documents at Florida’s Mar-a-Lago resort, while Georgia prosecutors said Trump tried to overturn the results. I’m in the process of investigating whether it did. of the 2020 presidential election. And, of course, Trump and his family are being sued for fraud by New York Attorney General Letitia James, and the former U.S. president also has a defamation lawsuit filed by author E. Gene Carroll, who accused him of rape. fighting with
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Donald Trump settles lawsuit before trial begins
Lawyers for both Trump and protesters have since said NBC News Just before the trial was about to begin, lawyer Benjamin Dictour, who represented Galicia and four other immigration activists, said the matter was resolved on terms to which they were very happy. .
The settlement was reached on Wednesday, November 2nd, and Dictor called it an “unbelievable day” for his clients, calling them “a community that has stood up to defend their right to speech on the public sidewalk and filed lawsuits seven times in their lifetime.” activist over the years. ‘ continued the doctor post The other side “looked down the barrel of a Bronx jury about to be presented with overwhelming evidence to support plaintiffs’ claims.”
The protesters also issued a joint statement following the settlement, stating: Full details of the settlement have yet to be released, but given the reputation of the Bronx jury, Trump must have given *anything* to avoid facing a Bronx jury!
Official Statement from Trump’s Lawyers
While Trump has yet to publicly comment on the trial, the former US president’s attorney, Alina Habba, issued a statement, saying: We are very happy with the results and happy to finally close this issue once and for all. This leaves Trump with one less lawsuit to worry about, but as we said above, his legal troubles are far from over.