who was bill clinton's lawyer in the paula jones case

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Robert S. Bennett, Clinton's attorney, still maintained that Jones's claim was baseless and that Clinton only settled to end the lawsuit and move on.

Why did Bill Clinton's lawyer offer a $850K settlement to Paula Jones?

Sep 22, 2021 · The Washington Post reports Clinton's lawyer Robert S. Bennett as stating the $850,000 settlement was to end the lawsuit and move on, citing Jones' claims as "baseless." On the other hand, Jones...

Did Paula Jones file a sexual harassment claim against Bill Clinton?

Dec 10, 2018 · Case Summary of Clinton v. Jones: Paula Jones filed a sexual harassment claim in federal district court against President Bill Clinton for acts alleged to have occurred when Clinton was still Governor of Arkansas.; The district court denied the President’s motion to dismiss on grounds of presidential immunity, yet ordered that any trial in the matter occur after the …

What happened to Bill Clinton's Bill Jones case?

Nov 13, 1998 · WASHINGTON (AllPolitics, November 13) -- After fighting Paula Jones' sexual harassment lawsuit for four years, President Bill Clinton agreed Friday to pay Jones $850,000 to drop the case. But the ...

How much did Paula Jones get from Bill Clinton?

Jan 24, 1999 · Mr. Brock's trooper article in The American Spectator mentioned a woman identified as ''Paula,'' and in May 1994, Ms. Jones filed her lawsuit against President Clinton. Ms. Jones's lawyers of...

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May 08, 1991 · Jones hires a lawyer who advises her to go public. February 11, 1994: Paula Jones holds a press conference organized by a conservative organization. She gets little attention from the mainstream...

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Who is Bill Clinton's lawyer?

The lawyer for President Bill Clinton, Bob Bennett, filed about 200 pages of legal arguments and testimony Friday, March 20, in response to an earlier filing by Paula Jones' attorneys (see below) and in support of Bennett's motion for summary judgment.

How many pages of documents did Paula Jones have?

Paula Jones' lawyers released about 700 pages of legal arguments and documents on Friday, March 13, hoping to persuade an Arkansas judge that Jones' sexual harassment lawsuit against President Bill Clinton should proceed to trial as scheduled.

What was the case of Paula Jones?

Jones: Paula Jones filed a sexual harassment claim in federal district court against President Bill Clinton for acts alleged to have occurred when Clinton was still Governor of Arkansas. The district court denied the President’s motion to dismiss on grounds of presidential immunity, yet ordered ...

Why was Clinton v Jones important?

Jones is a significant decision because it made the larger point that a sitting president can be made to defend a civil lawsuit, for unofficial duties, while in office. The Jones case was ultimately concluded with Clinton winning on summary judgment. Even more significant, however, was the aftermath of the case.

Is it constitutional to defer a civil lawsuit against a sitting president?

Deferring a civil lawsuit against a sitting president is not constitutionally required. The fact that a president has immunity from lawsuits involving his official duties does not support the notion that a president should get immunity for his unofficial conduct.

Jones v. Clinton finally settled

WASHINGTON (AllPolitics, November 13) -- After fighting Paula Jones' sexual harassment lawsuit for four years, President Bill Clinton agreed Friday to pay Jones $850,000 to drop the case. But the deal includes no apology from the president.

Jones' allegations

Jones, a former Arkansas state clerk, contends that she suffered from a "hostile work environment" and that her civil rights were violated in 1991 when she rejected a sexual advance from then-Gov. Clinton.

History of the case

Jones kept quiet for more than two years about what she says happened in 1991.

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Judge Grants Clinton's Motion For Summary Judgment

  • Judge Susan Webber Wright delivered a 40-page ruling dismissing all three counts in Paula Jones' sexual harassment and employment discrimination lawsuit against President Bill Clinton. Saying Jones' allegations fell "far short" of what was required under the law to support her claim of outrage, Webber Wright ruled there were no "genuine issues" worthy of a trial. Judgment Orde…
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Clinton's Response to Jones' Filing

  • The lawyer for President Bill Clinton, Bob Bennett, filed about 200 pages of legal arguments and testimony Friday, March 20, in response to an earlier filing by Paula Jones' attorneys (see below) and in support of Bennett's motion for summary judgment. The main brief seeks to rebut the arguments by Jones' lawyers that the case should go to trial as scheduled May 27. Included in th…
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Legal Documents Released in The Jones v. Clinton Case

  • Paula Jones' lawyers released about 700 pages of legal arguments and documents on Friday, March 13, hoping to persuade an Arkansas judge that Jones' sexual harassment lawsuit against President Bill Clinton should proceed to trial as scheduled. Included in the papers provided to the court were excerpts from the depositions of President Bill Clinton and ex-White House staffer Ka…
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