The jury deliberating in the Ghislaine Maxwell trial failed to reach a verdict Monday — the third full day of their discussions — as they weighed legal nuances and pored over witness testimony from the trial.

The 12-person panel sent Judge Alison Nathan several notes Monday, asking for clarification on what evidence they could take into account for one of the charges. They also requested additional transcripts from the trial.

The jury also asked for a number of office supplies to aid in their deliberations, including Post-it notes, highlighters and white board paper.

As the jury entered its 23rd hour of deliberations, they sent a note to Nathan asking about flights they could take into account while mulling if they can convict Maxwell of transporting a minor with the intent to engage in criminal sexual activity.

“Under count four, if the defendant aided in the transportation in Jane’s return flight, but not the flight to New Mexico where/if the intent was for Jane to engage in sexual activity can she be found guilty under the second element,” they wrote, referring to allegations made by the first accuser to testify at trial.

The panel has deliberated over Maxwell’s fate for some 17 hours over the course of four days.
The panel has deliberated over Maxwell’s fate for some 17 hours over the course of four days.
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Ghislaine Maxwell hugs her lawyer as she enters the courtroom on Monday, Dec. 27, 2021, after a four-day recess.
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Ghislaine Maxwell is charged with assisting Jeffrey Epstein in trafficking underage girls to perform sexual acts on men.
Maxwell is charged with assisting Jeffrey Epstein in trafficking underage girls to perform sexual acts.
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Ghislaine Maxwell siblings in an office near the New York Federal courthouse.
Ghislaine Maxwell siblings in an office near the New York federal courthouse.
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Leah Saffian, friend of Ghislaine Maxwell arrives at the Thurgood Marshall Federal Court for the jury deliberations during the Ghislaine Maxwell sex trafficking case on December 27, 2021 Leah Saffian, friend of Ghislaine Maxwell arrives at the Thurgood Marshall Federal Court for the jury deliberations during the Ghislaine Maxwell sex trafficking case on December 27, 2021.
Leah Saffian, a friend of Ghislaine Maxwell, arrives at federal court for the jury deliberations during the Maxwell sex trafficking case on December 27, 2021.
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Ghislaine Maxwell defense attorney Christian Everdell arrives at the Thurgood Marshall Courthouse on December 27, 2021.
Ghislaine Maxwell defense attorney Christian Everdell arrives at the Thurgood Marshall Courthouse on December 27, 2021.
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After prosecutors and defense attorneys argued about how Nathan should respond, the judge referred the panel to the language in the jury charge she delivered to them before they began deliberating.

Earlier Monday, they also asked for a transcript of testimony given by “Matt” at the trial and a definition of the word “enticement.”

In a subsequent note, the jury requested a transcript for former Palm Beach police officer Gregory Parkinson, who spoke at the trial about a 2005 search of Jeffrey Epstein’s Florida mansion.

Matt, a prosecution witness who testified using a pseudonym, told jurors he dated Maxwell accuser “Jane” years after she was allegedly abused by the disgraced socialite and Epstein.

Jeffrey Epstein & Ghislaine Maxwell were both part of the sex trafficking ring that provide notable figures with the company of underage girls.
Jeffrey Epstein and Maxwell were both allegedly part of the sex-trafficking ring that provided notable figures with underage girls.
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Matt testified that Jane said Epstein was a “godfather” figure to her when she was young and that he helped her and her family out financially.

Jane, who also testified at the trial, did not detail her alleged abuse by Epstein and Maxwell to Matt but hinted at it during their relationship, he added.

“She would just say to me, ‘Matt, the money wasn’t f–king free,’” he said in his testimony on Dec. 1.

On Monday, Nathan said she would refer jurors to her jury charge that includes instructions about what to consider “enticement.”

Counts one and two against Maxwell charge her with conspiracy to entice a minor to travel to engage in illegal sex acts and enticing a minor to travel to engage in illegal sex acts. They each carry a maximum sentence of five years in prison.

Ghislaine Maxwell in court on Monday, Dec. 27, 2021.
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The jury last met on Wednesday and requested transcripts for three witnesses who testified.

The jury asked for testimony from Maxwell accusers Jane and Kate, as well as Epstein’s longtime housekeeper Juan Alessi, in a note sent at about 3:45 p.m. Wednesday.

On Tuesday — the first full day of deliberations — the panel requested a host of evidence to review while mulling over the case, including an FBI document related to a statement that a Maxwell accuser, who testified using her first name, Carolyn, made to agents in 2007.

In a second note that day, the panel asked the judge if it could consider testimony from accuser Annie Farmer as evidence of conspiracy to commit a crime involving two counts that Maxwell faces.

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