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Maximum Maxwell Deliberations Resume With White Board and White Wash Of Flight Logs, Now to 6 PM

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SDNY COURTHOUSE, Dec 27 -- No one on the Maxwell jury had gotten COVID during the second hiatus, at least no one knew they did. So they resumed their deliberations, and Kurt resumed his vigil, after two live streams in Foley Square, one on his platform and one on another's.

 Soon there was a jury note: they wanted pilot Dave Rodgers' testimony - and they wanted a white board, and highlighters, and post-in notes. It seemed they were settling in.


  Then they wanted a Palm Beach Police Department officer's testimony, the one from the 2005 search of El Brillo Way the video of which Kurt had uploaded but YouTube said could not be monetized, it was "not suitable for all advertisers."

    This he found strange, given that it was a court exhibit, and a sanitized one at that. Perhaps if CNN had put it up. He appealed and prevailed. But not on the songs.


  By mid afternoon, Judge Nathan summoned the lawyers (and Maxwell, in a brown sweater, from out of the holding cell) for another note, and something new.

The note was, If we find that the defendant aided in the transportation of Jane's return flight from New Mexico, but not her flight to New Mexico, and if the trip was for the purpose of illegal sexual activity, can we find her guilty of the second element of Count Four? 

Judge Nathan called it incomprehensible, and proposed to tell the jury that if they didn't reach a verdict tomorrow by 5 pm, they should stay to 6 pm. Or longer.


  The defense didn't like it, but Judge Nathan said under the case law she had the discretion. And probably she did. Did the case law say anything about a judge causing a three day break in her own jury trial, to go to Washington seeking confirmation to a higher court? Since the only appeal would be to the Second Circuit, this would seem to be a matter of discretion as well.

As to the note, Kurt thought and wrote, Since the juror had, earlier on Monday, asked to get all of pilot Dave Rodgers' testimony, it  seemed they're drilling into specific flights, to and from NM, and how the law applies to each of them.  But why did the SDNY prosecutors leave the case so narrow? Why indeed.


  With the time between the jury notes, Kurt went to the overflow courtroom 110, where UN briber Ng Lap Seng had been tried. Each day at that time Kurt gave up his phone to the Court Security Officer, and picked it back up to fun outside and live stream, or try to photograph Ng getting into his black Escalade with the security guards he paid to keep him under house arrest.

    Ng, like Epstein, had a thing for massages. It seemed to be a UN thing. Even on this December 27, with no UN noon briefing until January, the UN data-dumped three new rapes, by Cameroon in CAR and India in DRC.

  Kurt emailed Antonio Guterres, his deputy Amina J. Mohammed and four spokesperson questions about them, but no answer. It was a world of impunity but at least the Maxwell jury had a white board. #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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