• FILE- In this May 23, 2005 file photo, then real estate mogul and Reality TV star Donald Trump, left, listens as Michael Sexton introduces him at a news conference in New York where he announced the establishment of Trump University. Trump is scheduled to go on trial this month in a class-action lawsuit against him and his now-defunct Trump University, potentially taking the witness stand weeks before his inauguration as president of the United States. U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel, the Indiana-born jurist who was accused of bias by Trump during the campaign for his Mexican heritage, will hold a hearing Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016, on jury instructions and what evidence to allow at trial. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)

    FILE- In this May 23, 2005 file photo, then real estate mogul and Reality TV star Donald Trump, left, listens as Michael Sexton introduces him at a news conference in New York where he announced the establishment of Trump University. Trump is ... scheduled to go on trial this month in a class-action lawsuit against him and his now-defunct Trump University, potentially taking the witness stand weeks before his inauguration as president of the United States. U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel, the Indiana-born jurist who was accused of bias by Trump during the campaign for his Mexican heritage, will hold a hearing Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016, on jury instructions and what evidence to allow at trial. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File) (The Associated Press)

  • This undated photo provided by the U.S. District Court shows Judge Gonzalo Curiel. Trump is scheduled to go on trial this month in a class-action lawsuit against him and his now-defunct Trump University, potentially taking the witness stand weeks before his inauguration as president of the United States. U.S. District Judge Curiel, the Indiana-born jurist who was accused of bias by Trump during the campaign for his Mexican heritage, will hold a hearing Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016, on jury instructions and what evidence to allow at trial. (U.S. District Court via AP)

    This undated photo provided by the U.S. District Court shows Judge Gonzalo Curiel. Trump is scheduled to go on trial this month in a class-action lawsuit against him and his now-defunct Trump University, potentially taking the witness stand weeks ... before his inauguration as president of the United States. U.S. District Judge Curiel, the Indiana-born jurist who was accused of bias by Trump during the campaign for his Mexican heritage, will hold a hearing Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016, on jury instructions and what evidence to allow at trial. (U.S. District Court via AP) (The Associated Press)

The Latest: Judge tentatively denies ban at Trump trial

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The Latest on a class-action lawsuit against President-elect Donald Trump and the now-defunct Trump University (all times local):

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11:35 a.m.

A federal judge in San Diego has tentatively denied a request to ban statements made by and about President-elect Donald Trump during his campaign from being used at the trial of a lawsuit involving him and the now-defunct Trump University.

U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel issued his ruling Thursday in the class action suit, hours before attorneys for Trump and those suing him appear in court to discuss what evidence will be allowed and other issues involving the trial set to begin Nov. 28.

The proposed ban would apply to Trump's tweets, a video of him making predatory comments about women, and his public criticism of the judge in the case.

Curiel said he was unprepared to issue a blanket ban but would consider more specific requests at trial.

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1:30 a.m.

Donald Trump is scheduled to face trial this month in a class-action lawsuit against him and his now-defunct Trump University, potentially taking the witness stand weeks before his inauguration as president of the United States.

U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel, the Indiana-born jurist who was accused of bias by Trump during the campaign for his Mexican heritage, will hold a hearing Thursday on jury instructions and what evidence to allow at trial.

Among the flurry of requests from both sides to be considered Thursday is a highly unusual petition by Trump's attorneys to exclude any statements made by or about their client during the presidential campaign.

The trial begins Nov. 28.