Ghislaine Maxwell lawyers push for her charges to be dropped after Bill Cosby’s release

Ghislaine Maxwell’s lawyers are pushing for her sex trafficking case to be dropped in light of Bill Cosby’s recent release from prison.

Lawyers representing Maxwell suggest the same terms used in Cosby’s case should be implemented to dismiss the charges against Maxwell. In an op-ed, one of Maxwell’s lawyers, David Oskar Markus wrote, “When Epstein agreed to plead guilty and go to state prison, the United States agreed not to prosecute him or his alleged co-conspirators. This is in black and white: ‘the United States…will not institute any criminal charges against any potential co-conspirators of Epstein.'”

Cosby and Maxwell’s cases are similar as they were both given non-prosecution deals, yet still faced charges. According to Markus, a prosecutor told Maxwell he “should be bound by his word.”

Upon Crosby’s release, FBA reported, “On Wednesday, Pennsylvania’s state Supreme Court overturned Bill Cosby’s sexual assault conviction, after serving more than two years of a 3-to-10 year sentence. The court decision stated that Cosby should not have been charged or sentenced for the sexual assault of Andrea Constand in 2004, based on ‘previous agreement with a prosecutor who promised his testimony on those charges would not be used against him,’ as reported by The Hill.”



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Antoinette is a community college student in Sacramento, California. She is a Politics Editor at Fact Based America, a correspondent for Campus Reform, and a student journalist. She previously worked for Turning Point USA as a High School Coordinator.

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