Donald Trump's legal battles continue to stack up as E. Jean Carroll teases new lawsuit

New York, New York - Writer E. Jean Carroll has taken aim at Donald Trump yet again after sharing her intent to file another defamation lawsuit against the former president who she alleged raped her in the 1990s.

E. Jean Carroll (l) intends on filing another defamation lawsuit against former President Donald Trump next week.
E. Jean Carroll (l) intends on filing another defamation lawsuit against former President Donald Trump next week.  © Collage: Ilya S. Savenok / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / Getty Images via AFP / ALON SKUY / AFP

Trump might have his sights set on the White House, but the law seems to have its eyes on him.

As cases continue to stack up against the former president, it seems that Carroll is adding another lawsuit to his plate.

On Thursday, the writer's lawyer Roberta A. Kaplan filed court docs that made Carroll's intention to file another defamation lawsuit against Trump known, per the New York Times.

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In 2019, the journalist and columnist for Elle Magazine accused Trump of raping her in a department store dressing room. He denied the allegations, saying she wasn't his "type," and proceeded to label Carroll a liar. In 2020, she sued the former president for defamation, and argued that his comments tarnished her reputation.

However, the Justice Department pushed back, arguing that the comments he made were in his official capacity as the president, and thus warranted the dismissal of the lawsuit.

In October, former President Trump reportedly made a lengthy post on Truth Social, in which he accused Carroll of lying before labeling her initial case against him "a complete con job." However, he was still required to be deposed in the initial defamation suit.

Now, Carroll plans to file another defamation lawsuit against Trump for his recent rant, and her attorney said the new suit will also contain a claim of battery against the former president under a new state law called the Adult Survivors Act, which gives adult victims of sexual assault a one-time window to file lawsuits against their perpetrators, even if the statute of limitation expired years prior.

The new lawsuit is expected to be filed on November 24.

Cover photo: Collage: Ilya S. Savenok / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / Getty Images via AFP / ALON SKUY / AFP

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