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Ghislaine Maxwell loses bid to keep her Jeffrey Epstein testimony from public view

A federal appeals court on Monday ruled that Ghislaine Maxwell's testimony related to Jeffrey Epstein can be made public.

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Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell in 2005
Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell in 2005
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Updated: October 19, 2020 - 6:46pm

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A federal appeals court on Monday issued a ruling upholding a U.S. District Judge's earlier decision to make public Ghislaine Maxwell's testimony related to Jeffrey Epstein.

The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan issued the ruling that upheld a previous decision by U.S. District Judge Loretta Preska to permit the release of documents related to a 2015 lawsuit from Epstein accuser Virginia Giuffre. The lawsuit was settled in 2017.

Jeffrey Epstein was discovered dead in jail 2019. His death was ruled a suicide.

 

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