Infamous Jeffrey Epstein “madame” Ghislane Maxwell is seeking the dismissal of federal sex trafficking charges against her for her role in Epstein’s empire, and she’s using an argument that’s seemingly a PR campaign for luxury lifestyle liberals.
Maxwell’s lawyers argued Monday that the pool of jurors who approved federal charges against her through grand jury proceedings weren’t diverse enough.
“The fact that Ms Maxwell herself is neither Black nor Hispanic does not deprive of her of standing to raise this challenge,” Maxwell’s lawyers write in a filing seeking the dismissal of charges.
The lawyers claim that the use of jurors from White Plains, New York, amounts to “systematic underrepresentation of Black and Hispanic persons.” White Plains is a suburb of New York City near Yonkers, and its demographics are more heavily White.
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