Maxwell Faces June Sentencing, Judge Ponders New Trial Bid

By Lauren Berg (January 14, 2022, 10:27 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge Friday set Ghislaine Maxwell's sentencing date for late June and said she continues to weigh the convicted sex-trafficker's bid for a new trial after a juror publicly revealed he was a sex-abuse survivor and said he didn't recall being asked about it during jury selection.

In a brief order, U.S. District Judge Alison J. Nathan set Maxwell's sentencing for June 28, but said the briefing for the new trial motion will continue as scheduled.

"The court previously set the schedule for briefing on the new trial motion as well as all other post-verdict motions," Judge Nathan...

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