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Wed Feb 21, 2024, 03:04 PM Feb 21

Trump attorney wants to propose a 'counter-judgment' in $355M civil fraud case: court docs [View all]

Source: raw story

Kathleen Culliton
February 21, 2024 11:52AM ET

Former President Donald Trump’s attorney Wednesday demanded the chance to propose a “counter-judgement” in his client’s $355 million civil fraud trial, court records show.

Clifford Robert filed a letter in the New York City civil court addressed to Justice Arthur Engoron complaining of the landmark ruling that also banned Trump from doing business in the state for three years.

Robert argues Trump was “deprived” the chance to speak out against the ruling before it was filed.

“Because the decision ordinarily entails more complicated relief, the instruction contemplates notice to the opponent so that both parties may either agree on a draft or prepare counter proposals to be settled before the court,” Robert argues.

“Defendants therefore request that the Court set a return date for the Proposed Judgment that affords Defendants sufficient time to submit a proposed counter-judgment.”

Engoron slapped back to that message with a scathing letter of his own in which he called Robert’s letter “completely out of bounds.”

“You and your co-counsel have been questioning my impartiality since the early days of this case, presumably because I sometimes rule against your clients,” Engoron wrote..................


Read more: https://www.rawstory.com/trump-engoron-ruling/

I'd tell Trump to take a long walk in the rain!!--and get his hair wet-then he would really have something to be angry about!!
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You. Aren't. In. Charge. underpants Feb 21 #1
Thank you fir that @underpants. That's tghe problem, TSF thinks he is in control of everything. n/t iluvtennis Feb 21 #4
"and get his hair wet..." mike_c Feb 21 #2
They misnamed his book... getagrip_already Feb 21 #3
They should have plea bargained bmichaelh Feb 21 #5
By way of clarification: the Judge has NOT yet responded to the letter in question. onenote Feb 21 #6
"Rawstory" is all about the clicks. They take others' work and "jazz it up." It shouldn't even be allowed in LBN. PSPS Feb 21 #14
Isn't Raw Story owned by AlterNet now? soldierant Feb 21 #18
I've got Judge Engoron's response,"Fat Chance!" Ray Bruns Feb 21 #7
This appear to be a way to try to delay the entry of a final judgement LetMyPeopleVote Feb 21 #8
Go pound sand. Novara Feb 21 #9
Just what would a counter judgment entail. Old Crank Feb 21 #10
He didn't have a Board of Directors- that had passed by me underpants Feb 21 #13
He thinks he is in a movie dbonds Feb 21 #11
Please, somebody tell me ! essaynnc Feb 21 #12
Defense attorney files a moniss Feb 21 #15
LOL "Trump was "deprived" the chance to speak " LOL IcyPeas Feb 21 #16
This isn't about whether Trump was deprived of the right to speak. onenote Feb 21 #19
Thank you for this moniss Feb 21 #23
Agreed. And I'm guessing that is what Engoron will say when he addresses the issue. onenote Feb 21 #24
Thank you! Ms. Toad Feb 22 #38
WOW, now Pendejo45's attorney thinks that courts should negotiate on decisions? ... aggiesal Feb 21 #17
No. This is a peculiarity of how decisions are finalized in NY civil cases. onenote Feb 21 #21
Isn't it cute how he thinks he has a say in the judgment? Novara Feb 21 #20
See posts 19 and 21. onenote Feb 21 #22
You had your chance to plea bargain... Mawspam2 Feb 21 #25
Trump proposes ZERO fine. And the court pay him for his time, court costs, legal fees and damages. Irish_Dem Feb 21 #26
Trump: "you aren't the boss of me! you aren't the boss of me!" C_U_L8R Feb 21 #27
People in Hell want ice water Donny Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Feb 21 #28
Judge Engoron will have to remind them dflprincess Feb 21 #29
that letter is just begging for court sanctions for the lawyers. ZonkerHarris Feb 22 #30
Actually, its not. onenote Feb 22 #45
No. Marcuse Feb 22 #31
When I was in Greece Old Crank Feb 22 #32
"That's NOT how it works! That's not how ANY of this works!" Oopsie Daisy Feb 22 #33
Who are you quoting? onenote Feb 22 #40
This funny commercial... Oopsie Daisy Feb 22 #42
Where did these moron attorneys Dump hires go to law school? SouthernDem4ever Feb 22 #34
They may be morons, but they are relying on a procedure that is part of New York law. onenote Feb 22 #39
Is there even such a thing? 2naSalit Feb 22 #35
Yes and yes. onenote Feb 22 #44
Engeron is following the same procedure followed in all cases Jersey Devil Feb 22 #36
The excerpt is a bit misleading. Ms. Toad Feb 22 #37
Trump had a chance to speak. He chose True Blue American Feb 22 #41
This isn't about Trump speaking or not speaking at trial. onenote Feb 22 #43
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