Articles about Eric Schneiderman

Won't back down on Trump lawsuit, says NY Attorney General

01 Sep 2018

Won't back down on Trump lawsuit, says NY Attorney General

Lawyers for US President Donald Trump have asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit brought against his charitable foundation by New York's Attorney General, arguing that it was politically motivated.

New York attorney-general, who supported #MeToo, resigns after harassment allegations

08 May 2018

New York attorney-general, who supported #MeToo, resigns after harassment allegations

Eric Schneiderman, New York Attorney General resigned after four women leveled physical abuse allegations against him.

New York state sues Weinstein Company over 'pervasive sexual harassment'

12 Feb 2018

New York state sues Weinstein Company over 'pervasive sexual harassment'

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed a lawsuit against the Weinstein Company in state court on Sunday, alleging failure to protect its staff from "pervasive sexual harassment, intimidation and discrimination."

15 US states sue Trump over DACA decision in court

07 Sep 2017

15 US states sue Trump over DACA decision in court

A group of 16 Democratic and nonpartisan state attorneys general has sued US President Donald Trump's decision to terminate Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

Trump tried to call US Attorney Bharara before firing him

13 Mar 2017

Trump tried to call US Attorney Bharara before firing him

US officials said that President Donald Trump had attempted to call Preet Bharara before firing him, however Bharara did not take the call.

Trump asks 46 US attorneys to resign

12 Mar 2017

Trump asks 46 US attorneys to resign

46 serving US attorneys, including Indian-American US Attorney General for Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara have been asked to resign by US President Donald Trump.

Donald Trump settles University lawsuits for $25m

20 Nov 2016

Donald Trump settles University lawsuits for $25m

United States President-elect Donald Trump settled three lawsuits faced by Trump University for $25 million.