More Than 100 Lawyers Vow To Combat Trump Libel Suits

Law360, New York (November 1, 2016, 1:41 PM EDT) -- If Donald Trump acts on the threats he’s made over the past several months and sues a news organization, reporter or sexual assault accuser for libel over press coverage during the election, the billionaire businessman will be up against some major legal firepower.

In what appears to be an unprecedented moment in U.S. presidential campaign history, more than 100 lawyers including constitutional law scholars Laurence Tribe and Erwin Chemerinsky have now agreed to offer their pro bono representation to anyone sued by Donald Trump for bringing accusations against him or reporting on those accusations, following the lead of Gibson Dunn litigation...

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