Settlement agreement entered today affirms basis of PEN America’s challenge on behalf of its journalist members who were threatened and retaliated against by President Trump PEN America and its counsel Protect Democracy announced today that it has settled its 2018 lawsuit PEN America v. Trump with the United States government. The settlement agreement, entered today in the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of New York, leaves intact a March 2020 federal court ruling that upheld PEN America’s standing to pursue a challenge to President Trump’s threats and acts of retaliation against journalists and the media. The decision forms a pathbreaking precedent providing accountabilityRead More →