The young women who were sexually abused and assaulted by Jeffrey Epstein will not be able to receive damages from the US government.
US District Judge Kenneth Marra said that the plaintiffs Jane Doe 1 and Jane Doe 2 were not entitled to restitution from the Department of Justice, compensation for the cost of their legal bills or access to select files detailing the investigation.
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He later wrote in his decision that the women could be happy that they were able to shine a national spotlight on a national epidemic, empowering other women to come forward and share their allegations.
Judge Marra arrived at this decision despite stating in his previous ruling that the rights of these women were violated by the government...