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Ghislaine Maxwell was put on suicide surveillance a few days before the hearing of her judgment, even though it was not suicide, her lawyer said.
Maxwell, convicted of helping her ex-girlfriend Jeffrey Epsteinsexually abuse the girl, will be sentenced to sentencing on Tuesday.
Prosecutors have sentencedMaxwell (60 years old,) to 30 to 55 years after being convicted of five of the six criminals. increase.
Deputy Federal Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Audrey Strauss Announced an indictment against Ghislaine Maxwell at a press conference in New York City on July 2, 2020. (Photo courtesy of Johannes EISELE / AFP) (Photo courtesy of JOHANNES EISELE / AFP, via Getty Images)
At a new request, her lawyer said she had no access to legal documents. To be well prepared for her decision.
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"Dear Judge Nathan, I notify the court of recent developments that may require postponement of the judgment process on Tuesday. Yesterday, without psychological evaluation and without justification. , MDC put Ms. Maxwell under suicide surveillance. "
"She is not allowed to possess and confirm her legal documents, nor is she allowed to use paper or pens," they continued. "This made her unable to prepare for the decision."
Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell attend the sponsorship of De GRISOGONO 2005 Wall Street Concert Series in New York City on March 15, 2005. (Photo by Joe Schildhorn / Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)(Photo by Joe Schildhorn / Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
About Maxwell Pre-lawyer detentions that complained have claimed that their clients were "not suicide."
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"Mr. Maxwell was suddenly taken away from the general public, this time returning to the cell without clothes, toothpaste, soap, legal documents, etc. She was offered a" suicide smock "and several on request. Given the toilet paper, "they continued in a letter. .. "This morning, psychologists evaluated Maxwell and determined thatshe did not commit suicide."
New York, NY-December 29: Ghislaine Maxwell's lawyer, Bobbi Sternheim, was out of federal court in New York City on December 29, 2021. I gave a lecture at. (Photo by Scott Heins / Getty Images)
"I met Maxwell today (97 minutes after arriving at the facility). She did not commit suicide. "Written by lawyer Bobbi C. Sternheim.
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Sternheim may ask Maxwell'sstatutory agentto postpone if he believes the client is not properly cared for.
"Currently, she is not properly preparing for the judgment," the lawyer claimed. "If Maxwell continues to monitor suicide, is barred from reviewing legal material before the judgment, sleeps deprived, and is denied enough time to meet and discuss with a lawyer, we will be on Monday. Officially move for postponement. "
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Epstein died in August 2019, a month after being deployed. He was on suicide surveillance while he was waiting for a trial. Psychologists removed Epstein from suicide surveillance before he was found hanged in his cell on August 10.