Dec 26 -- The last day of what would
have to be the last hiatus of the US v.
Ghislaine Maxwell trial, at least of US v.
Maxwell I, had Kurt looking back to what
then US Attorney Audrey Strauss when she
announced the indictment of Maxwell on July 2,
Wouldn't charging Maxwell with perjury
undermine the ability to use her testimony
against other, larger defendants if she began
replied that the testimony of indicted
perjurers could sometimes be used. But how
often? In the ongoing OneCoin case in SDNY,
the for-now only alleged perjury of Konstantin
Ignatov was being used to argue against the
jury conviction of OneCoin money launderer
remembered Maxwell's appearance by video in
front of U.S. District Court for the District
of New Hampshire Magistrate Judge Andrea K.
Johnstone; like the trial, he had live tweeted
the bail denial, the first of a series, by
Judge Nathan. A later bail request would be
belatedly docketed, redacted, citing Maxwell's
philanthropic work that included TED talks and
"took her to the UN," where she had appeared
with among others the UK's David Miliband.
Had Judge Nathan known then that she
would be offered a seat on the Second Circuit?
She couldn't have been sure; the election and
January 6 response had not yet taken place.
But what had been known at that time, in July
end of July 2020, Judge Loretta A. Preska had
ordered unsealed more documents. Now the
prosecutors said proudly that no plea deal,
that is, cooperation deal, had even been
offered. Why not? #MaximumMaxwell.
demanded that the perjury counts be severed,
and that on the superseding indictment with a
fourth victim / survivor added, she get an
in-person arraignment. That, she got - with a
call-in line like the one Kurt requested for
the trial but was denied
by Judge Nathan.
After Judge Nathan
denied her bail, Maxwell asked to be released
to general population in the MDC, and for the
names of the then-three victims / survivors in
Judge Nathan denied both requests, as
she later did Kurt's request for a public call-in
line to the trial and Maxwell's request for
all the photos and videos seized from
Epstein's 9 East 71st Street mansion. Where
had that evidence gone? #MaximumMaxwell.
On October 29,
2021 and again on November 12
Office for the
New York filed
a flurry of
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and will be
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