Paula Jones

Trump University trial goes on despite presidential win

Trump University trial goes on despite presidential win

In less than three weeks, the class-action lawsuit against Donald Trump and his defunct Trump University is set to go to trial in a downtown San Diego courtroom.

That likely won’t change, even with Trump’s presidential win on election night, legal experts say. However, it could alter how personally involved Trump will be in the federal trial, in which he must defend accusations he misled and defrauded students who enrolled in his real estate academy.

Attorneys for both sides are scheduled to be in court Thursday afternoon to make final preparations for jury selection on Nov. 28. But the election results and their potential effect on the case...

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