Saturday, 23 June, 2018

Roy Moore Accuser Is Suing Him For Defamation

Former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore walks in to speak at a press conference Thursday Nov. 16 2017 in Birmingham Ala Brynn Anderson AP
Lisa Bryan | 07 January, 2018, 01:29

The lawsuit then goes on to list more than half-a-dozen more instances of Moore denying the allegations and claiming Corfman's claims were politically motivated.

The lawsuit says, "Mr. Moore and the Moore Campaign Committee will likely continue to defame Ms. Corfman if they are not stopped by this Court".

"Mr. Moore sexually abused me when I was only 14 years old", Corfman said. I believe they're brought only to stop a very successful campaign, and that's what they're doing. "By this lawsuit, I seek to do what I could not do as a 14-year-old - hold Mr. Moore and those who enable him accountable".

The cases typically argue that when the accused deny the allegations against them, they are harming the reputation of their accusers.

The suit alleges that Moore made defamatory remarks and personally attacked Corfman after she alleged that he touched her sexually in 1979, when she was 14 and he was 32. He then proceeded to touch her over her undergarments and placed her hand over his underwear.

How many other things did Moore tell her that she just accepted...?


Moore's campaign issued a statement saying "We look forward to transparently discussing these matters in a court of law".

Efforts to immediately reach Moore for comment were unsuccessful, and a text message to Kayla Moore, Moore's wife, was not immediately returned.

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Ms. Corfman immediately told friends, including Betsy Davis, about Mr. Moore's conduct that night. The candidate also denied knowing Corfman in an interview with conservative host Sean Hannity after the allegations first broke.

'Mr. Moore's continued attacks against Ms. Corfman after the election and the content of his affidavit demonstrate that if not enjoined, he will continue to defame Ms. Corfman, if simply for the objective of furthering his political goals, ' Corfman's attorney wrote in the lawsuit.

Corfman is asking Moore to retract his statements, publicly apologize and pay the "costs and expenses of this action".

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