Amber Heard MISTRIAL Push – Shocking “Error” Reported.
(ConservativeInsider.org) – The right to a fair trial by a jury of one’s peers is one of the most cherished in the US Constitution. However, a smooth trial is contingent upon the jury doing its job. So, when lawyers for actress Amber Heard learned one of the jurors in her trial versus ex-husband Johnny Depp allegedly served improperly, they called for a mistrial.
On Friday, July 8, attorneys for Heard filed a memorandum to request a mistrial. Their reasoning is that Juror 15, who appeared for jury duty on April 11, 2022, was not the same person that had been summoned by the court. It turns out there are two people with the same last name at the residence — one 77 years old and one 52 years old. The older person had been summoned, but, according to the memo, the younger one showed up and served on a six-week jury.
The lawyers noted that serving on a jury one was not summoned for is against Virginia law.
One of the jurors in the Johnny Depp-Amber Heard defamation trial served improperly, an attorney for Heard alleged in a recent filing that asked the court to declare a mistrial and order a new trial.
— Newsmax (@newsmax) July 11, 2022
If a new trial is granted, Heard would have the opportunity to aim for less than the $10 million in compensatory damages and $350,000 in punitive damages she owes her ex-husband after the first trial. However, it is now up to a judge to decide if a mistrial would be granted and Heard given a second chance at defending her previous words and actions.
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