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US judge rejects Prince Andrew’s plea to dismiss sexual assault suit

In this file photo from January 19, 2020, Britain's Prince Andrew arrives to attend services at St Mary the Virgin Church in Hillington, Norfolk, eastern England. (Lindsey Parnaby/AFP)
In this file photo from January 19, 2020, Britain's Prince Andrew arrives to attend services at St Mary the Virgin Church in Hillington, Norfolk, eastern England. (Lindsey Parnaby/AFP)

NEW YORK — A US judge has denied Prince Andrew’s plea to dismiss a sexual assault lawsuit brought against him, paving the way for the case to proceed, a court filing shows.

New York Judge Lewis Kaplan says in his ruling that the British royal’s motion to dismiss the complaint brought by accuser Virginia Giuffre was “denied in all respects.”

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