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A massive 418-page deposition from Ghislaine Maxwell regarding her sex life is set to be made public through a federal appeal court ruling, according to the Daily Mail.
A panel of three judges claimed that the lower court ‘applied the correct legal framework’ in making its decision.
The ruling said, “The District Court correctly held that the deposition materials are judicial documents to which the presumption of public access attaches and did not abuse its discretion in rejecting Maxwell’s meritless arguments that her interests superseded the presumption of access.”
“The District Court’s order articulated and applied the correct legal framework in its individualized review of the materials to be unsealed.”
Giuffre’s lawyer David Boies said, “It is an important step towards vindicating the public interest in understanding the scope and scale of Jeffrey Epstein’s sex trafficking ring and the efforts made to conceal it.”
From The Daily Mail:
Maxwell’s lawyers even said that releasing the deposition would prejudice her right to a fair trial.
Maxwell, 58, is currently in jail awaiting trial on charges that she lured girls as young as 14 to Jeffrey Epstein to abuse between 1994 and 1997.
The deposition is part of thousands of files that are gradually being made public as part of a defamation case brought against Maxwell by Virginia Roberts Giuffre, which is separate from the criminal matter.
She is an Epstein victim who claims she was forced to have sex with Prince Andrew, allegations he denies, and that Maxwell groomed her.
Maxwell settled the defamation case in 2017 but media organizations applied to have the documents in the case made public and they are being released on a rolling basis.