Prosecutors have generated virtually three million web pages of evidence in the sex trafficking case of Ghislaine Maxwell, a new court filing has exposed.
United States lawyer Audrey Strauss created in a letter to the court, seen by Newsweek, that prosecutors have “generated to the offender greater than 2.7 million pages of discovery according to the Government’s numerous exploration commitments”.
The discovery came as district attorneys objected to a subpoena by the British socialite’s defence group for individual info of Jeffrey Epstein’s victims, the outlet reported.
Ms Strauss informed the court that the subpoena to law firm Boies Schiller Flexner (BSF), which stands for Virginia Giuffre, requests for “a significant quantity of sensitive individual information regarding sufferers”.
” For instance, according to the letter from BSF, the subpoena to BSF requests the ‘initial, complete copy’ of a sufferer’s journal,” Ms Strauss wrote.
” To the extent the accused has gotten or will acquire delicate info about victims or witnesses, it needs to be dealt with as ‘confidential’ under the safety order similar to various other such info in this instance.”
United States District Judge Alison J Nathan in March provided a demand to edit segments from the situation that Ms Maxwell’s defence stated would “serve to provide a ‘food craving for that which is astonishing and also impure'”.
Prosecution redactions were also provided to secure the “honesty of an ongoing criminal investigation and to safeguard third parties’ individual privacy rate of interests”.
The discovery of 2.7 million web pages of proof stands for an increase of at the very least 1.5 million pages because November 2020, when a letter to the court, reported by Newsweek, disclosed the 1.2 million pages.
In a proposal to have Ms Maxwell gave bail, legal representatives grumbled because letter that she had not been being given time to properly get ready for the case while continuing to be in prison.
” However, offered the large discovery in this situation, the most recent production alone being 1.2 million documents, the moment accorded Ms Maxwell remains insufficient for her to prepare the defence as well as examine of her life,” the letter claimed.
Ms Maxwell has actually refuted all the charges versus her. She is awaiting test in a New York prison and her test day has been provisionally arranged for July.