The list of associates of the late convicted sex offender and trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, dubbed the Epstein List, was scheduled to be released on December 22, 2023. However, it was postponed due to the appeal of Doe 107, one of the individuals on the list. To the US Court of Appeals in New York for the Second Circuit on anonymity.
The day before the release, her lawyer Richard Levitt wrote to US District Judge Loretta Preska that his client Doe 107 “lives outside the United States in a culturally conservative country” and was “afraid to reveal her name,” The Guardian reported. Daily Beast.
Recently, the court document of Doe Order 107 went viral, after which netizens began to wonder whether Epstein's list would ever see the light of day. In this regard, a user
'Pologna is more pro-crime': Internet reacts to delay in release of Epstein list
A now-viral image of the court document reveals that the reason the release of Epstein's list was delayed to January 22, 2024, is because Doe 107 filed a request for a 30-day extension, just a few hours before its initial release date. On December 22, 2023.
Originally, Epstein's list was supposed to be released unredacted. According to court documents, the woman is said to reside outside the United States in a country where there is a “risk of physical harm.” Not only that, but according to the document, she received “hate messages” surrounding the matter.
Court documents also revealed that Doe 107 was allowed an extension and was ordered to submit an affidavit by January 22 supporting her claims. It also stated that the woman and her attorney may also provide any “additional factual support for Doe 107's claim that disclosing the relevant records would put her at risk.”
In the wake of the latest development, the Internet has been filled with criticism of the parties involved and demands for the immediate release of the Epstein list. Moreover, many people feel that perpetrators do not need protection when victims are waiting for justice. However, according to WION, Doe 107 is one of Epstein's unidentified victims, whose name appears on a list of 170 names.
Doe 107 has been trending on X ever since, with speculation surrounding the reasons for the delay in releasing the list. Here are some notes in this regard from the comments section of @charliekirk11's tweet.
It is noteworthy that Doe 107 was not among the initial 150 names of accomplices and victims that were supposed to be released on Epstein’s list. Instead, it was one of the anonymous parties, referred to as “Does,” and was offered a two-week timeline to object before release.
Doe placed 107 late orders on the night of December 21, 2023, delaying the release. However, if the list is actually published by the end of this month, a total of 170 names will be revealed without holding back.
According to Business Insider, some of the names on the list are expected to be Bill Clinton (formerly known as Doe 36), Prince Andrew, Joanna Sjoberg, Glenn Dubin, and Jean-Luc Brunel, among others.