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Maximum Maxwell Leads to Guilty on 5 Counts So Now Book on Narrow Prosecution, UN Collusion

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SDNY COURTHOUSE, Dec 29 -- It's done, and it is published. Ghislaine Maxwell guilty on five of six counts, and the book "Maximum Maxwell" the same day available here

And this could be it. The jury had been told they would have December 30 off, then after Judge Nathan's three day DC break, had been told they'd have to deliberate on December 30 and 31, with the implication of January 1 and 2 and so forth.


         Already Kurt had learned that another SDNY trial, set for jury selection on Monday, January 3, was being postponed or canceled. But Judge Nathan said this one would accelerate - but without any public call-in phone line. Kurt spoke about it in the morning, and tweeted out it (and Leah Saffian) all day.


         Just as some came to the defense of Prince Andrew the day before, about his doxing, so some defended Saffian and her rush from gallery to defense table, sharing her smart phone with Ghislaine. Kurt stuck his guns and wrote a story. Then he called in and covered a criminal case in EDNY in Brooklyn.


         It was nearly 5 pm when the lawyers began to assemble in Courtroom 318. Kurt thought it could be another note, or the jurors asking to go home at 5 pm instead of 6. But then he got the message:  "A verdict has been reached in US vs. Maxwell, 20-cr-330 (AJN)... Please be advised that a verdict has been reached in the above matter. The verdict will be announced in open court shortly."


         Kurt started a new thread and got ready. Judge Nathan came out and said if anyone made noise, they would be removed from the courtroom. Duly noted. Then the jurors entered, and Judge Nathan opened the envelope they had sent here. She read it out loud:


Count 1: GUILTY. Count 2: Not Guilty. Count 3: Guilty. Count 4: Guilty.


Count 5: Guilty. Count 6: Guilty.


 Only one charge was she found not guilty on: "COUNT TWO: Enticement of an Individual Under the Age of 17 (Jane only) to Travel with Intent to Engage in Illegal Sexual Activity."  And that as Kurt had reported concerned Maxwell's role in Jane's flight leaving New Mexico, but not the one on the way there, to engage in illegal sexual activity. Would it make any difference in the sentencing?


   After the verdict it was all over quickly. Unlike most other cases they did not pick a sentencing date, leaving that to later letters, sure to be docketed late if at all. By then Judge Nathan might be on the Second Circuit, to which Bobbi Sternheim in the cold outside the courthouse said they would be appealing. She was driven away in one car, and Kurt did a final live stream, on his own and then other platforms. There would be other trials, for sure. But this had been Maximum Maxwell, made minimal by choice. Kurt would resist this, and demand access to the UN, and for the public to the courts. And an end or at least spotlight on impunity, at the UN and beyond. #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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