A Nevada woman has lost her attempt in a US court to pay millions of dollars to Portuguese international star Cristiano Ronaldo for being silent, accusing him of raping her in Las Vegas in 2009.
Federal Judge Jennifer Dorsey dismissed the case against the woman’s lawyer, Leslie Mark Stowell, for acting in “bad faith” and using “stolen” confidential documents.
In his 42-page ruling, Dorsey said dismissing a case that had no possibility of re-enactment was a harsh sentence, but that Stowall’s behavior hurt Ronaldo.
“I believe the continued collection and use of these documents is a misnomer, and disqualifying Stowell will not repair the damage done to Ronaldo because the misused documents and their confidential content are bound up in the structure of Stowell’s claims. [la demandante Kathryn] “Strong sanctions are needed,” the verdict said.
Stowell did not immediately respond to phone or email messages on Saturday. Text messages linked to Larissa Drohobyczer did not respond. They can appeal to the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s Las Vegas lawyer Peter Christiansen was not immediately available for comment as he was out.
The Associated Press does not generally refer to victims of sexual harassment, but Majorca has been approved by Stowell and Trobofiser to publish his name.
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