Ghislaine Maxwell faces high legal bar in bid to overturn sex abuse conviction, experts say

By Luc Cohen and Brendan Pierson NEW YORK (Reuters) - British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell is going to appeal her conviction for setting up teenage girls to have sexual encounters with financier Jeffrey Epstein, but experts said she will struggle to clear the high legal bar needed to overturn the verdict. U.S. District Judge Alison Nathan dealt several blows to the defense during the month-long trial that ended on Wednesday, including denying a request to have some witnesses testify anonymously and another to block lawyers for two of the accusers from taking the stand. Legal experts said Maxwel...