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Crime Ghislaine Maxwell court win: Release of 2016 testimony temporarily blocked, report says

08:17  01 august  2020
08:17  01 august  2020 Source:   foxnews.com

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  Ghislaine Maxwell's lawyers want court to muzzle prosecutors, lawyers for accusers Maxwell's attorney contends that "the government, its agents, witnesses and their lawyers have made, and continue to make, statements prejudicial to a fair trial." In a letter to U.S. District Judge Alison Nathan filed late Tuesday, Maxwell's attorney, Jeffrey Pagliuca, contends that "the Government, its agents, witnesses and their lawyers have made, and continue to make, statements prejudicial to a fair trial” and asks the judge to impose an order, punishable by contempt, that would require compliance with local court rules "to prevent further unwarranted and prejudicial pretrial publicity.

Ghislaine Maxwell , the British socialite fighting sex-trafficking charges in the U.S., persuaded a federal appeals court in Manhattan to temporarily stop the release of sworn testimony she gave in 2016 in a civil lawsuit. The U.S. Court of Appeals in Manhattan on Friday granted Maxwell ’s request to halt the

Ghislaine Maxwell has made a late bit to stop the public release of her testimony in a civil case in the US, her lawyer has said . US District Judge Loretta A Preska last week ordered the public release of the documents by Thursday, but Maxwell ’s lawyer Ty Gee told the judge she should reconsider her

In a decision Friday, the U.S. Court of Appeals in Manhattan ruled in favor of British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell – granting her request that sworn testimony she gave in April 2016 be temporarily blocked from public release.

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The testimony was in connection with a civil case in which Maxwell denied knowing that the late financier Jeffrey Epstein sexually assaulted underage girls. Maxwell was subsequently charged with perjury regarding her statements, Bloomberg News reported.

U.S. judge to consider making records in Ghislaine Maxwell civil lawsuit public

  U.S. judge to consider making records in Ghislaine Maxwell civil lawsuit public U.S. judge to consider making records in Ghislaine Maxwell civil lawsuit publicU.S. District Judge Loretta Preska in Manhattan scheduled a Thursday hearing to discuss unsealing more than 80 documents that Maxwell wants to keep under wraps.

Ghislaine Maxwell has made a late bit to stop the public release of her testimony in a civil case in the US, her lawyer has said . US District Judge Loretta A Preska last week ordered the public release of the documents by Thursday, but Maxwell ’s lawyer Ty Gee told the judge she should reconsider her

Ghislaine Maxwell has made a late bit to stop the public release of her testimony in a civil case in the US, her lawyer has said . US District Judge Loretta A Preska last week ordered the public release of the documents by Thursday, but Maxwell ’s lawyer Ty Gee told the judge she should reconsider her

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The temporary court win for Maxwell came one day after a trove of court documents was released regarding the legal entanglements of Epstein, the convicted sex offender who was declared dead last August after being found hanging in a prison cell in New York City, where he was awaiting trial on federal sex-trafficking charges.

Maxwell, 58, was Epstein’s girlfriend and has been accused of recruiting underage girls for Epstein for sexual purposes. She was arrested July 2 in New Hampshire and remains held in Brooklyn, N.Y., where she awaits further court action.

Prosecutors: 'Alarming' that Maxwell may publicize victims

  Prosecutors: 'Alarming' that Maxwell may publicize victims NEW YORK (AP) — Some witnesses in the criminal case against Jeffrey Epstein’s former girlfriend may face harassment and intimidation and could be reluctant to cooperate with the government if defense attorneys are allowed to discuss them publicly, prosecutors said Tuesday. Prosecutors asked a Manhattan federal court judge to block lawyers for British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell from publicly identifying women who have already spoken about the financier or Maxwell on a public forum.

Ghislaine Maxwell has made a late bit to stop the public release of her testimony in a civil case in the US, her lawyer has said . US District Judge Loretta A Preska last week ordered the public release of the documents by Thursday, but Maxwell ’s lawyer Ty Gee told the judge she should reconsider her

Judge delays release of bombshell Ghislaine Maxwell court documents. Ghislaine Maxwell 's legal team is attempting to have the other documents A last-minute attempt by Ghislaine Maxwell to stop the publication of potentially damaging documents has been blocked . US District Court judge Loretta

Before the Court of Appeals granted Maxwell’s request Friday, she had argued that release of her 2016 testimony would damage her chances of receiving a fair trial, as well as taint a jury that would be selected for a trial scheduled for next year, Bloomberg reported.

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Maxwell’s testimony was supposed to be released next Monday but U.S. District Judge Loretta Preska agreed to let Maxwell challenge the release in the appeals court.

A hearing on the matter was scheduled for Sept. 22, Bloomberg reported.

Why No Ghislaine Maxwell Pictures Have Been Released Since Her Arrest .
Maxwell's booking photo has not been published since her arrest on Jeffrey Epstein abuse allegations due to specific Department of Justice rules governing mugshots.Prosecutors say the British socialite tried to flee when the FBI raided her remote house in New Hampshire in early July.

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