American judge to question more than 230 potential jurors in Ghislaine Maxwell case

American judge to question more than 230 potential jurors in Ghislaine Maxwell case ...

- A judge on Monday told New York's New York trial of the British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell accused of sexual abuse plan a judge said she plans to question 231 potential jurors.

On Tuesday, former President Alison Nathan will start questioning the candidates. She plans to ask jurors whether they know people who say they were victims of the abuse, or if they think they are victims of such abuse or if they have opinions on "people who's wealthful or have luxurious lifestyles," the judges' unions say. "The jury will turn over the candidates, whether they are just starting to testify and believe in those who have "luxurous living", the jurors are still unsure about whether

The pool will host twelve jurors and six alternates.

Maxwell, 59, is accused of grooming underage girls for the sex of deceased financier Jeffrey Epstein, and her fraud. She has already pleaded not guilty to six counts of sex crimes and other crimes.

The trial's opening statements are scheduled for the 29th of Nov.

Several jurors filled out questionnaires this month asking them what they heard about Epstein and Maxwell, and what they learned about their own experiences with sexual abuse.

The questioning this week, known as voir dire, was intended to further weed out potential jurors who may be biased.

Maxwell is an ex-partner of a former politician who counts that Prince Andrew and Donald Trump among his associates. Epstein died in the US, and died by suicide in 2019 while awaiting his own trial on sexual crimes charges.

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