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Makaeff v. Trump University, LLC
United States District Court for the Southern District of California
309 F.R.D. 631, 92 Fed. R. Serv. 3d 1131 (2015)
Trump University, LLC (defendant) sold real estate investing seminars. Trump falsely claimed that it was an accredited university, that students would be taught by professors hand-selected by Donald Trump, and that students would receive one year of expert support and mentoring. Several students signed up for the program, and none of them received the things promised by Trump. The students filed a class-action lawsuit against Trump, requesting the return of the funds they paid plus interest because the Trump degree was worthless.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Curiel, J.)
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