A new libel suit filed in Manhattan federal court Tuesday accuses Alan Dershowitz of making knowingly false and malicious defamatory statements against Virginia Giuffre, one of the women who claims billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein engaged in human trafficking and sexual assault against her when she was a teenager.

Giuffre claims Dershowitz’s public statements claiming her legal pursuits of Epstein were based on fabricated details, along with his flat-out denials that he himself engaged in sexual acts with her when she was underage, amount to “a desperate barrage of false and increasingly defamatory attacks” on her.

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