Writer Trumps Defamation Suit Over 'The Donald' Book

Law360, New York (September 7, 2011, 9:49 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey appeals court on Wednesday upheld a lower court's dismissal of Donald Trump's defamation suit against an author who wrote that the bombastic real estate magnate was worth much less than he said he was.

Trump sued author Timothy O'Brien and his publishers Time Warner Book Group Inc. and Warner Books Inc. — now known as Grand Central Publishing — after O'Brien's book, “TrumpNation: The Art of Being the Donald” pegged Trump's net worth at somewhere between $150 million and $250 million, contradicting Trump's...
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