Ghislaine Maxwell’s family criticizes AG Garland over ‘unnecessary trauma’ during trial

Ghislaine Maxwell’s family on Monday complained about how she’s being treated during her federal sex-trafficking trial, asking US Attorney General Merrick Garland to intervene “in the interest of justice and common humanity.”

Relatives of the British socialite — who is charged with helping late sex offender Jeffrey Epstein abuse underage girls — asked that authorities stop using four-point restraints to shackle her hands, waist and feet when she’s shuttled from a holding cell to the courtroom in Lower Manhattan.

The shackles cause bruising, broken skin and other “unnecessary trauma,” the family claimed.

The alleged madam only received “minimal sustenance” during the first week of her trial,

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