Zervos v. Trump: Is a sitting president immune from defamation claims?

The answer to that question is “wait ‘n see.” A former contestant on The Apprentice claims Trump defamed her by denying that he sexually assaulted her during the presidential election campaign in Zervos v. Trump, (Supreme Court of the State of New York County of New York, ndex No. 150522/2017). On March 27, 2017, Trump’s attorneys file this interesting memorandum of law.

H/T to and for a summary, see Adam Klasfeld’s Trump Asserts Immunity Against Defamation Claims (Courthouse News Service). — Joe

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