“The Authorities respectfully submits that any juror investigation needs to be performed completely below the supervision of the Court docket,” prosecutors wrote.
If the decide decides to conduct a listening to, her workers ought to “promptly contact the juror to inform him” and inquire whether or not he would love a lawyer to be appointed in reference to it, prosecutors stated.
Quoting from the press studies, prosecutors stated the juror asserted that he “flew via” the possible juror questionnaire and didn’t recall being requested if he’d been a sufferer of intercourse abuse.
Protection attorneys didn’t instantly remark. Prosecutors stated of their letter that they’d reached out to protection counsel on Tuesday evening however that they had not but responded and prosecutors have been “not conscious of the protection place on this situation.”
Maxwell, 60, was convicted final week of intercourse trafficking and conspiracy fees after a four-week trial.
The jury discovered that she conspired with financier Jeffrey Epstein between 1994 and 2004 to recruit and groom teenage ladies to be sexually abused by Epstein.
Epstein, 66, killed himself in a Manhattan federal jail cell in August 2019 as he awaited a intercourse trafficking trial.
No sentencing date has been set after Maxwell’s conviction and she or he continues to be going through trial on perjury fees.