Roy Moore accuser Leigh Corfman sues Moore for defamation

Instead, she is requesting reimbursement of legal costs, a public apology from Moore, and a court order preventing him and his campaign from attacking her.

Wishnatsky told AL.com that he was hired in 2012 by Roy Moore as a full-time clerk when Moore was reelected to the state Supreme Court.

The Washington Post reports that Leigh Corfman filed a suit Thursday, saying that Moore and his campaign attacked her as a liar when she spoke publicly about her encounter with Moore in 1979.

There has not been any comment yet from Mr. Moore.

Corfman said Moore initiated sexual contact with her when she was 14 years old at Moore's home. Doug Jones a month ago in the exceptional decision to fill Attorney General Jeff Sessions' old seat.

"Just last week, after the election, they filed a lawsuit in which they once again called me a liar", Corfman said, referring to Moore's challenge the Alabama Senate election results. Moore has denied the allegations.

Roy Moore accuser Leigh Corfman spoke to the "Today" show November 20, following allegations she made in The Washington Post that U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore seduced and molested her when she was 14. Corfman seeks no financial compensation besides her legal expenses, her attorney, Neil Roman, told the paper. "Ms. Corfman wishes that defendants had heeded her requests to cease their defamation of her and seeks judicial intervention as a last resort to hold Defendants accountable for their misconduct, including a declaration that defendants" denials of Mr. Moore's sexual abuse of her and their characterization of her account of this abuse as "false, ' 'malicious, ' and 'immoral, ' among other untrue statements, are defamatory, as well as injunctive relief against these statements". She says he took her out, gave her alcohol, partially undressed her and himself, touched her intimately and made her touch him.

Following his denial, far-right outlet Breitbart and other Moore supporters came to the candidate's defense and attempted to disprove Corfman's account of Moore's behavior.

  • Rogelio Becker