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Ghislaine Maxwell siblings ‘profoundly shocked’ by judge’s rejection of retrial

Family says it is ‘optimistic’ about chances on appeal after controversy over juror in first trialThe siblings of Ghislaine Maxwell said on Tuesday they were “profoundly shocked and troubled” that a judge rejected a new trial for the British former socialite convicted on sex-trafficking charges, despite revelations that a juror who helped to convict her failed to disclose he was sexually abused as a child.In a statement, the “Maxwell Family” said it was focused on an appeal against US district judge Alison Nathan’s ruling last Friday.
Source: the guardian

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