Legal professionals for Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein’s former girlfriend, who faces fees of recruiting, grooming and abusing minor women as younger as 14-years-old, requested the choose to switch her out of a high-security cell within the Metropolitan Detention Middle in Brooklyn, New York, to permit her to raised put together for her protection. In denying the request, US District Court docket Choose Alison Nathan famous that the Bureau of Prisons has allowed Maxwell entry to supplies 13 hours a day, seven days every week. “Ought to information on the bottom change such that the Defendant isn’t being offered ample entry to her authorized supplies, protection counsel may search intervention by the Court docket,” the choose wrote.The choose additionally rejected Maxwell’s earlier request to change jail surveillance, which she claimed concerned being secretly watched by jail psychologists for a number of hours every single day. In denying that request, the choose mentioned that Maxwell “has offered the Court docket with no proof, and no purpose to consider, that the surveillance measures are motivated by improper functions.”Prosecutors are required to offer written updates each 90 days about any important modifications to Maxwell’s confinement, in line with the order. Maxwell, 58, was arrested on July 2 and charged with recruiting, grooming and in the end abusing three alleged victims. Maxwell pleaded not responsible to the costs and has been detained till her trial, which is ready for July 2021. The stepped-up safety follows Epstein’s demise final summer season whereas awaiting trial on sex-trafficking fees at a unique federal facility, Manhattan’s Metropolitan Correctional Middle. The New York Metropolis Workplace of Chief Medical Examiner mentioned Epstein died by suicide. Two guards have been napping and on-line procuring whereas they have been speculated to be observing Epstein, in line with prosecutors, who charged them with submitting false data. The guards have pleaded not responsible.Maxwell’s attorneys have argued that Maxwell has by no means been identified as suicidal and the present situations deal with her unfairly.Prosecutors informed the choose that the Bureau of Prisons determined towards shifting Maxwell for “causes together with security, safety, and the orderly functioning of the ability.”On the time, prosecutors mentioned Maxwell can be moved into the overall inhabitants “if and when (the Bureau of Prisons) is assured that such placement wouldn’t pose a menace to the orderly operation of the establishment.”The choose additionally rejected Maxwell’s request to be taught the identification of the three accusers within the indictment, saying it was untimely.