Epstein accuser Virginia Giuffre drops Alan Dershowitz defamation suit

Epstein accuser Virginia Giuffre drops Alan Dershowitz defamation suit

Longtime Jeffrey Epstein accuser Virginia Giuffre has agreed to drop her defamation lawsuit in opposition to former Harvard Regulation College professor Alan Dershowitz, bringing their bitter authorized battle to an finish, in response to courtroom paperwork filed Tuesday. 

In a stipulation dismissing the Manhattan federal courtroom swimsuit, attorneys for Giuffre and Dershowitz mentioned neither social gathering can be awarded prices or authorized charges as a part of the settlement. 

Giuffre claims she was sex-trafficked by Epstein after assembly the multi-millionaire pedophile by Ghislaine Maxwell, who scouted her as a possible sufferer at former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago membership in Palm Seaside, Florida.

The well-connected financier trafficked her to various his high-powered pals — together with Dershowitz —, Giuffre alleged.

She sued the authorized scholar in 2019 for defamation after he referred to as her a “whole liar” over the declare. 

Earlier this 12 months, Giuffre reached a settlement within the swimsuit she introduced in opposition to the UK’s Prince Andrew, who she additionally claimed she was sex-trafficked to as a teen. 

Dershowitz referred to as the Epstein accuser a “whole liar” in 2019. AP

When that swimsuit settled in March, Andrew admitted no wrongdoing, however wrote in a letter that he regretted his affiliation with Epstein. 

“Prince Andrew has by no means supposed to malign Ms. Giuffre’s character, and he accepts that she has suffered each as a longtime sufferer of abuse and because of unfair public assaults,” the letter states.

In 2022, Giuffre settled a case with Prince Andrew. DOJ

Epstein died in a decrease Manhattan jail cell in 2019 whereas awaiting trial on federal intercourse trafficking costs within the Southern District of New York. His dying was later dominated a suicide. 

Maxwell was convicted at trial in Manhattan federal courtroom of intercourse trafficking and different crimes and sentenced in June to twenty years in jail. 

She is serving time at a low-security jail close to Tallahassee, Florida.

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