November 8, 2019 | 12: 19pm
| Updated November 8, 2019 | 12: 34pm
Alan Dershowitz and David Boies
David Boies (left)
A attorney for 2 of Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers is suing embattled attorney Alan Dershowitz — accusing him of inventing a faux extortion design to “distract consideration from his have misconduct,” in step with court docket papers.
David Boies filed a defamation suit in The ny Supreme Court docket on Friday — appropriate in some unspecified time in the future after Dershowitz made accusations in opposition to him and his prospects in his have suit in federal court docket.
That merely race by the eminent Harvard professor became a response to merely action taken in opposition to him by one amongst Boies’ prospects, Epstein accuser Virginia Roberts Giuffre.
Boies, who additionally represents accuser Sarah Ransome, known as Dershowitz in court docket papers a “long-time buddy and attorney for convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein” who has been “personally accused below oath by two girls of sexually abusing them as soon as they had been young,” the court docket papers state.
“With a design to distract consideration from his have misconduct, Defendant has engaged in a campaign to attack and vilify each of the legal professionals who’ve represented his victims, one amongst which is Plaintiff,” the suit claims.
The doc lists a wide array of cases Dershowitz accused him of extortion and telling his prospects to “intentionally lie about having sex” with him as piece of Epstein’s sex ring.
“Defendant has truly challenged Plaintiff to sue him for defamation,” the papers express.
“Plaintiff has concluded he now has no shining different nonetheless to achieve so.”
The papers state that in “extra than half a century” in law, Boies has by no design ahead of suffered such “sustained, faux, accusations of prison behavior,” unfavorable his otherwise-stellar popularity.
Boies is looking for damages in a trial, noting they are going to exceed $25,000.
Dershowitz suggested The Post Friday that he’ll “will fight support in the fervour of truth” in opposition to the lawsuit.
“David Boies seems to neglect that truth is a whole defense to a defamation action,” he stated. “I will indicate the truthfulness of all the pieces I’ve ever stated about David Boies, and I look forward to corrupt-inspecting him below oath.”
He additionally claimed that his fellow attorney became making an try to bankrupt him attributable to “he is aware of he can’t beat me in court docket, attributable to I’m telling the reality.”
“This lawsuit is piece of this approach to spend his mountainous wealth and resources in opposition to me and in opposition to my first amendment edifying to express the reality. I is no longer going to enable his resources to bully me,” he stated.
Boies did no longer without extend return calls for comment.