Prince Andrew asks judge to toss intercourse punishment lawsuit, claims accuser got above New York chronilogical age of consent
Prince Andrew asked an assess this week to toss out a municipal lawsuit that was filed against him in August by Virginia Roberts Giuffre, exactly who promises that Queen’s daughter intimately abused the woman whenever she got 17 yrs old at Jeffrey Epstein’s nyc home, as well as in London and the U.S. Virgin isles.
Giuffre recorded the fit beneath the ny youngsters Victims’ operate, which was passed away in 2019 and temporarily enabled subjects to sue their so-called abusers if they had been young than 18 whenever the misuse happened.
Prince Andrew’s attorneys contended in a movement filed Monday that the youngster subjects’ work are unconstitutional and Giuffre’s statements tend to be invalid because she is 17 years old once the alleged punishment occurred.
“The [Child Victims’ Act] revives states for those single artist dating who presumably endured injury because of some sexual offenses they claim had been dedicated against them if they are underneath the ages of eighteen, even though the period of permission in New York is seventeen,” the lawyers published.
Prince Andrew asked a judge to throw a municipal lawsuit they are facing that alleges the guy sexually abused Virginia Giuffre whenever she got 17 yrs old. (Steve Parsons/Pool Picture via AP, File)