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Ghislaine Maxwell to seek new trial after juror’s sexual abuse claim -lawyer

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By Luc Cohen and Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) -Ghislaine Maxwell, who was convicted last week of aiding Jeffrey Epstein’s sexual abuses, deserves a new trial, her lawyer said on Wednesday after a juror told media including Reuters that he had been a victim of sexual abuse. In a letter to U.S. District Judge Alison Nathan in Manhattan, who presided over Maxwell’s trial, the lawyer, Christian Everdell, said there were “incontrovertible grounds” for Maxwell to get a new trial, to serve the interest of justice. He called the matter “an issue of pressing importance,” saying disclosures by th…

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