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What to know about the unsealed Jeffrey Epstein documents

Posted on AllSides January 4th, 2024
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A federal judge unsealed hundreds of pages of court documents on Wednesday night from a lawsuit related to deceased convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.

The big picture: The first tranche of documents includes dozens of names deriving from a civil lawsuit against Ghislaine Maxwell, who was sentenced last year to 20 years in prison on sex trafficking and other charges for helping Epstein sexually abuse teenage girls.

State of play: U.S. District Judge Loretta Preska last month ordered most of the material within 187 entries listed under the pseudonym "J. Doe" be released after Jan. 1. in regard to the suit, pending any...

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