A judge has approved the immediate release of transcripts of interview lawyers interviewed with the ex-girlfriend of the late convicted sex offender Jeffrey Mystein
NEW YORK – Tapes of interview attorneys conducted with the former girlfriend of late-convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein can be released immediately, a judge said Tuesday.
US District Judge Loretta A. Prisca’s order allowed the release of a transcription of two days’ deposits of British socialite Ghislin Maxwell and related documents in 2016, along with an anonymous prosecutor’s statement transcript.
The order came just 3 minutes after Maxwell kept the record filed by an attorney in court for at least two more days, stating that Maxwell did not get a chance to decide whether the appeal against him The person has to appeal. It was not known whether Presca had seen that letter.
The Second US Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan ruled on Monday that Presca had properly decided that the public had the right to access documents from legal proceedings and that the tape should be canceled because arguments by Maxwell’s attorneys were meritless .
The deposit was taken as part of a lawsuit brought against Maxwell by Virginia Roberts Giffrey. Giuffre accused Maxwell of assisting Epstein when she was an adult. The lawsuit was finally settled.
Maxwell’s attorneys at 58 had argued that documents reflecting the seven-hour interview over two days should be kept sealed, thus protecting their right to a fair trial in July, in the 1990s, in Epstein Traffic and Sexual Exploited girls helped. .
He mentioned that excerpts from the script relate to allegations of defeat in the prosecution of that encounter. He has pleaded not guilty.
Maxwell was arrested in early July. If convicted, she could face up to 35 years in prison.
Epstein, 66, was arrested a year before and was arrested on charges of sexual trafficking. He killed himself in a federal prison in Manhattan in August 2019, where he was awaiting trial without bail.
In 2008 in Florida, Epstein pleaded guilty to abetting a person under 18 years of prostitution and buying her. He spent 13 months in prison, paid settlements to victims and remained a registered sex offender.