A new cache of documents related to Ghislaine Maxwell and Jeffrey Epstein may soon be released.
U.S. District Judge Loretta A. Preska ruled that reams of documents concerning Virginia Roberts Giuffre’s 2015 defamation suit against Maxwell could be unsealed. Hundreds of pages of depositions, correspondence, exhibits, and more.
Maxwell is being held without bail, and is currently embroiled in two legal battles. She was indicted on six charges of sex trafficking and perjury relating to her alleged recruiting and grooming of underage girls, and she is still dealing with the ongoing fallout of a five-year-old suit by Giuffre.
Judge Preska’s ruling stands ready to add to the public record.
“The Court finds that any minor embarrassment or annoyance resulting from the exposure of Ms. Maxwell’s mostly non-testimony … is far outweighed by the presumption of public access,” the judge said.
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