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Epstein Pal's Lawyer: Nightly Checks 'Positively Orwellian'

Prosecutors say flashing light into her cell every 15 minutes at night is necessary for her own safety

(Newser) - Federal prosecutors say Ghislaine Maxwell isn't under suicide watch, but that it's still necessary to flash light into her cell every 15 minutes as she sleeps while she awaits a sex trafficking trial. They told a judge Wednesday via a letter that heightened security for Maxwell was necessary...

Judge Issues Order on Maxwell's Prison Treatment

She had bruise in photo released by lawyers

(Newser) - Ghislaine Maxwell has a bruise under one eye in the first photo released since she was jailed last year—and her attorney says guards threatened to punish her over it. The photo was included in court documents submitted Thursday by lawyer Bobbi Sternheim, who said her client may have been...

Ghislaine Maxwell Enters Plea on 2 New Charges

'She's looking forward to fighting and she will fight,' rep says after Maxwell pleads not guilty

(Newser) - Ghislaine Maxwell hasn't appeared before a judge in person since last July, when she was arrested. That changed when the British socialite and former girlfriend of the late Jeffrey Epstein showed up Friday in federal court, where she pleaded not guilty via an attorney to two new sex-trafficking charges...

Ghislaine Maxwell: Male Predators Weren't Denied Bail

Lawyers want the onetime girfriend of Jeffrey Epstein freed to assist in her defense

(Newser) - Bill Cosby and Harvey Weinstein didn't have to put up with this, an attorney for Ghislaine Maxwell has told a court. "Wealthy men charged with similar or more serious offenses, many of whom have foreign ties, are routinely granted bail so that they can effectively prepare for trial,...

Ghislaine Maxwell Faces 2 New Charges

She's accused of grooming girl, 14, for Epstein to sexually abuse

(Newser) - Ghislaine Maxwell has been fighting to be released on bail ahead of her upcoming trial on sex trafficking and conspiracy charges—but with the filing of new charges Monday, her release looks more unlikely than ever. The two new counts, which bring the total to eight, accuse the former Jeffrey...

Ghislaine Maxwell's Brother: Her Conditions Are Torture

Says she has access to 'brown' water and 'inedible' food in jail

(Newser) - The brother of Jeffrey Epstein's former girlfriend Ghislaine Maxwell said Wednesday she should be released on bail from jail and claimed that she was being held in "degrading" conditions that amount to torture. Her brother Ian Maxwell told the BBC Wednesday he was worried about her health and...

Ghislaine Maxwell Really Does Not Want to Be in Jail

In 3rd try for bail, Epstein associate's attorneys say she'll give up UK, French citizenships

(Newser) - Ghislaine Maxwell has been in jail since last July, and her trial on charges she aided in Jeffrey Epstein's sex trafficking of minors won't begin until this July. That means she's got at least four months, if not more, to wait things out behind bars—a prospect...

Ghislaine Maxwell Tries Again After Bail Rejection

She appeals decision to turn down $28.5M package

(Newser) - The British socialite awaiting trial on charges that she recruited girls in the 1990s for Jeffrey Epstein to sexually abuse is appealing a judge’s order that she remain jailed . Lawyers for Ghislaine Maxwell notified a trial judge Monday of plans to appeal her decision two weeks ago to reject...

Judge Rejects Ghislaine Maxwell's $28.5M Bail Bid

Prosecutors say she is still a flight risk

(Newser) - A judge rejected a $28.5 million proposed bail package for Jeffrey Epstein’s former girlfriend Monday, saying her incarceration is necessary to ensure she faces trial on charges she recruited teenage girls for the late financier to sexually abuse. US District Judge Alison J. Nathan in Manhattan rejected the...

Here's How Badly Ghislaine Maxwell Wants Out of Prison

Jeffrey Epstein confidant offers to put up all of her assets for bail

(Newser) - Ghislaine Maxwell wants out of prison and is apparently willing to put up all of her assets to make that happen. The British socialite accused of grooming underage girls for convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein asked to be released from confinement in a court filing revealed Monday, claiming she's...

Ghislaine Maxwell's Sleep Interrupted 4 Times an Hour

Her lawyers say jailers are checking to make sure she's still breathing

(Newser) - Ghislaine Maxwell is being "overmanaged" in jail, one of her lawyers told a federal judge Tuesday. Guards shine a flashlight into her cell every 15 minutes as she sleeps to make sure she's still breathing, the lawyer said in a letter to the judge, complaining that she is...

Ghislaine Maxwell Is Under Quarantine
Ghislaine Maxwell Quarantined 

Ghislaine Maxwell Quarantined

She may have been exposed to coronavirus at a federal jail

(Newser) - Ghislaine Maxwell has been placed under quarantine at a New York City federal jail after possibly being exposed to a worker at the jail who tested positive for COVID-19. Maxwell, the British socialite accused of aiding and abetting Jeffrey Epstein in sexually abusing underage girls, tested negative for the coronavirus...

Ghislaine Maxwell's Deposition Is Unsealed

'I never saw any inappropriate underage activities with Jeffrey ever'

(Newser) - Ghislaine Maxwell fought hard to keep her 2016 deposition about the Jeffrey Epstein scandal under wraps, to no avail . A judge ordered the deposition, part of a civil lawsuit, released on Thursday, and news outlets were poring over the 465-page document. You can read it in full via Law &...

Ghislaine Maxwell's 2016 Deposition to Be Unsealed

Court of appeals refuses to overturn lower court's ruling

(Newser) - Ghislaine Maxwell is believed to have perjured herself in a deposition for a 2015 civil suit during which she denied any knowledge of Jeffrey Epstein's underage sex-trafficking ring—and that deposition must be unsealed, a court ordered Monday. A lower court had already ordered it made public and Maxwell'...

Ghislaine Maxwell Complains About 'Onerous' Body Scans

And other conditions she is subject to at the Metropolitan Detention Center

(Newser) - Jeffrey Epstein's death is making Ghislaine Maxwell's jail stay all the harder—or so claim her lawyers. In a Monday night court filing, they say Maxwell has been subject to "uniquely onerous conditions" while at the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn, and that it's clear such...

Ghislaine Maxwell Saw Her at 19: 'Oh My God, Who Is That?'

So says an old pal in the upcoming Lifetime docuseries, 'Surviving Jeffrey Epstein'

(Newser) - The latest Ghislaine Maxwell tidbits are par for the course—allegations of sex and debauchery—but it's still hard to look away. In a docuseries about her time with Jeffrey Epstein, she apparently oohed and ahhed over the sight of 19-year-old Paris Hilton at a party in the early...

Accuser: Bill Clinton Was With 2 'Young Girls'
Accuser: Bill Clinton
Was With 2 'Young Girls'
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Accuser: Bill Clinton Was With 2 'Young Girls'

'Orgies were a constant thing,' says Virginia Giuffre

(Newser) - Jeffrey Epstein's most prominent accuser says she once saw Bill Clinton with "two young girls" on an island used for sex orgies, Newsweek reports. In newly unsealed court documents, Virginia Giuffre responds to a lawyer who asked whether she recalled Epstein talking about the former president owing him...

Lawyers Fight to Seal Maxwell's 'Intimate' Testimony

Release of 2016 depositions would harm her chances of getting a fair trial, they say

(Newser) - Ghislaine Maxwell's lawyers are fighting to block the release of what they describe as "intimate information" about her sex life from two depositions in 2016. Other documents in the case were unsealed Thursday night, the Guardian reports. The depositions were part of a defamation lawsuit filed by Virginia...

Trump on Ghislaine Maxwell: 'I Just Wish Her Well'

POTUS was asked about her at coronavirus briefing

(Newser) - President Trump's onetime relationship with Jeffrey Epstein has been well-known since the disgraced financier's controversial 2008 plea deal . But it's under renewed scrutiny after Trump's first coronavirus briefing in months . "I don’t know," Trump said at the Tuesday presser when asked if he...

Ghislaine Maxwell Has Secret Spouse: Prosecutor

The accused sex offender won't reveal her husband's name, it seems

(Newser) - Ghislaine Maxwell might have had company while hiding out all this time. Prosecutors say the accused sex offender is secretly married and refuses to reveal the name of her spouse, the New York Post reports. "In addition to failing to describe in any way the absence of proposed co-signers...

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