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In Maximum Maxwell Day 3 of Hiatus Explained As Senate Loses The Plot

By Matthew Russell Lee, Author on Patreon Song Ruling
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SDNY COURTHOUSE, Dec 15 -- It was the third and final day of the #MaximumMaxwell hiatus and Kurt meant to spend it in the Mag Court. That was the purest part of the SDNY, Kurt sometimes whispered to himself.

Court broken down to its elemental parts. A defendant bought in without notice. A defense lawyer signing him up, most often by affirming poverty. Pre-Trial Services in its corner; the prosecution at its desk. The gallery most often empty, unless there are many more cases coming up, or a multiple.


  Today it was missionary in the Mag Court. One by one, with no one else watching. First up was a man charged with child porn. Under the two to come, midway through he got an audience. It was his wife, to whose third party custody he would be bailed.

Why did the Judge and prosecution before that she was take her husband's smart phone away, and leave him only with a flip-phone? And had they not heard of Samsung new smart flip-phone?  


  The prosecutors agreed to give the porn guy bail, but got detention of a African American man named Curtis for shooting at his ex-wife's apartment and leaving the spent shells on the ground. Too stupid to live, a participant said, so loud that Mr. Genius heard it. But he was being remanded. Even Kurt would print Curtis' name.


  Back in the press room there was something old, two of them really, then something new. Dirty Doctor Robert Hadden, already convicted at the state level of grabbing his female patients without consent, even bringing them over state lines, had his Federal case move forward.

  It was the opposite of Epstein, whose shot hot lawyers including Gerald Lefcourt who'd just represented Andrei Kukushin alongside Lev Parnas, had convinced DOJ that Epstein's crimes were not Federal, since he paid the girls in cash and they all - most? - came from Florida.


  Also old was Robert de Nero, being sued by a former employee he now wanted sanctions or at least a fourteen hour deposition against. The plaintiff's lawyer blurted the name of his new girlfriend, Ms. Chen, but no one seemed to notice until Kurt live tweeted it. He found a photo of de Nero with Harvey Weinstein. This was like shooting fish in a barrel.


  Finally the something new. A business-focused colleague in the press room told him that the jury in a chicken parts antitrust case in Colorado had just been read an Allen charge. It means they were deadlocked and the judge put on the screws, some pressure on the hold-outs. Would it come to this on Maxwell?

  Judge Nathan, Kurt now learned or had confirmed, was down in DC. There she was in the Senate Judiciary Committee, saying how much she loved America and would if called on order death.


  "So you are really for the death penalty?" the senator asked. After a beat he added, "I'd ask more but I see there's one more questioner." That would be Kurt. But he was not allowed to question, at least not here. #MaximumMaxwell.

And so it continued.  Click here for Patreon and more (2d).

Note: On October 29, 2021 and again on November 12 Ghislaine Maxwell and the US Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York filed a flurry of motions in limine, heavily redacted; the Government argued that trial exhibits are not public and will be withheld. Inner City Press opposed and opposes the continued secrecy.

Inner City Press will cover the trial, and all the comes before and after it; #CourtCaseCast and song I, Song 2, Song 3, fifth song and now Nov 27 song

The underlying case is US v. Maxwell, 20-cr-330 (Nathan).


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