Ghislaine Maxwell is scheduled to be sentenced in her intercourse trafficking case on the finish of June, a federal decide mentioned Friday.
Judge Alison Nathan wrote in a letter Friday that the convicted intercourse trafficker shall be sentenced in Manhattan federal courtroom on June 28 at 11 a.m.
Maxwell faces a most of 65 years in jail after being convicted on 5 counts, together with intercourse trafficking a minor, at her trial in December.
Her attorneys are pushing Judge Nathan to provide her a brand new trial after a juror within the trial revealed in quite a lot of media interviews that he’s a survivor of childhood sexual abuse.
The juror, recognized as Scotty David, instructed Reuters that he shared his historical past along with his fellow jurors — and helped persuade them that they need to convict Maxwell.
It’s unclear if he revealed his historical past throughout jury choice.
Jeffrey Epstein affiliate Ghislaine Maxwell sits because the responsible verdict in her intercourse abuse trial is learn in a courtroom sketch.REUTERS / Jane Rosenberg
Maxwell’s attorneys are anticipated to submit a movement for a brand new trial within the coming weeks.