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Roy Moore accuser Leigh Corfman sues him for defamation

Leigh Corfman filed a defamation lawsuit against Roy Moore on Thursday. (Washington Post)

A woman who accused Roy Moore of sexual misconduct when she was 14 and he was 32 sued him for defamation Thursday, court documents reveal.

Corfman is not seeking financial gain in her lawsuit, apart from legal costs. The lawsuit aims to extract a public apology from Moore and a court order protecting Corfman from future verbal attacks made by Moore and his campaign.

Corfman filed the lawsuit a day after Roy Moore's political opponent Doug Jones was sworn in as Alabama's first Democratic senator in 26 years.

Moore denied knowing Corfman in an interview with Sean Hannity a day after the Washington Post first published the sexual allegations against the Senate candidate. Moore denied knowing any of his accusers during a rally at a Theodore church on November 29th.

Corfman is one of four women who came forward to the Washington Post with allegations of sexual misconduct against the U.S. Senate candidate.

Read the lawsuit in its entirety below:




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