Right off the bat its clear why SDNY thinks it can pick up the batonAlleging that Epstein trafficked girls in New York as well as Florida.Another fascinating tidbit - SDNY argues against bail due to a high risk of witness tampering/obstruction of justice.
Evidence? Well, in the prior case, Epstein proffered a plea to precisely those charges!
Also, when it comes to the actual laws on bail, it's not good for Epstein: bail is presumed to be inappropriate when someone is charged with a sex trafficking offense.
Pretty compelling argument against Jeffrey Epstein getting bail
Second Circuit law is pretty clear on the question