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Judge upholds Ghislaine Maxwell's sex trafficking conviction

Apr. 29, 2022 18:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge concluded Friday that there was enough evidence to convict British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell of sex trafficking girls for financier Jeffrey Epstein to sexually abuse, but she also gave Maxwell a legal victory by concluding that three conspiracy counts charged the same...

FACT FOCUS: Posts maligning Disney lack evidence

Apr. 12, 2022 17:45 PM EDT

Online posts are using flawed logic and false information to malign The Walt Disney Co. as sympathetic to pedophiles or predatory toward young children after the company publicly opposed a Florida bill banning instruction on sexual orientation and gender identity in kindergarten through third...

Ghislaine Maxwell family 'shocked' by denial of new trial

Apr. 06, 2022 03:54 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The siblings of Ghislaine Maxwell said Tuesday they are “profoundly shocked and troubled” that a judge rejected a new trial for the British socialite on sex trafficking charges despite revelations that a juror who helped to convict her failed to disclose he was sexually abused...

Judge upholds Ghislaine Maxwell’s sex trafficking conviction

Apr. 01, 2022 18:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. judge refused to throw out Ghislaine Maxwell’s sex trafficking conviction Friday, despite a juror’s failure to disclose before the trial began that he’d been a victim of childhood sexual abuse. Maxwell, a British socialite, was convicted in December...

Judge upholds Ghislaine Maxwell’s sex trafficking conviction, despite juror’s failure to disclose past abuse

Apr. 01, 2022 18:06 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Judge upholds Ghislaine Maxwell’s sex trafficking conviction, despite juror’s failure to disclose past abuse.

Prosecutors in Maxwell case say juror made 'honest mistake'

Mar. 16, 2022 14:08 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A juror in Ghislaine Maxwell’s sex abuse trial made an “honest mistake” when he failed to disclose his own history as a victim of abuse and the error didn’t prevent her from receiving a fair trial, prosecutors said in a court filing. U.S. federal prosecutors...

Ghislaine Maxwell juror regrets not disclosing sex abuse

Mar. 08, 2022 22:47 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A juror told a judge Tuesday that failing to disclose his child abuse history during jury selection at the trial of British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell was one of the biggest mistakes of his life — but an unintentional one. “I didn’t lie in order to get on...

Ghislaine Maxwell juror likely to get immunity for testimony

Mar. 02, 2022 17:52 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A Ghislaine Maxwell trial juror whose post-verdict revelation that he suffered child sex abuse has jeopardized Maxwell's conviction may receive immunity to testify before the judge mulling whether the verdict will stand. Prosecutors said in a submission to U.S....

Judge limits inquiry into juror at Ghislaine Maxwell trial

Feb. 25, 2022 18:54 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — An inquiry into possible juror misconduct at British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell’s sex trafficking trial will be limited to his answers to two responses on a lengthy questionnaire during jury selection to prevent an “intrusive fishing expedition” by defense lawyers, a judge...

Ghislaine Maxwell juror to be questioned under oath by judge

Feb. 24, 2022 18:59 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A Ghislaine Maxwell trial juror who indicated during jury selection that he'd never been a sexual abuse victim will be questioned by the trial judge in court, after demands for a new trial by defense attorneys sprouted from his public claims that he'd influenced fellow jurors by...