LAWSUIT: “A federal appeals court set aside a judge’s ruling that Donald Trump could be sued for defamation by E. Jean Carroll after denying he raped her, though it stopped short of declaring the former U.S. president immune from the author’s lawsuit.

In a 2-1 decision on Tuesday [September 27, 2022], the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan asked an appeals court in Washington to weigh in on whether the laws of that district shielded Trump from liability.”

-Jonathan Stempel, “Donald Trump wins ruling in rape accuser Carroll’s defamation lawsuit,” reuters.com, September 27, 2022