Tory Lenzmee File a request for a new trial. After being found guilty of shooting Megan T. Stallion, music superstar Jose Baez, Lanez’s lawyer, claimed the judge Lanez “wrongly allowed” to see an Instagram post that allegedly included comments from Lanez, claiming that Megan’s now-estranged best friend Kelsey Harris was not the shooter. According to documents received from rolling stone.
The filing included a statement from Lanez’s content creator, Joshua Farias, in which Farias claimed he managed Lanez’s Instagram at the time, and he was the one who replied, “Not true” in a post on ShadeRoom stating, “People said Kelsey shot her.”
Lanez’s attorney also accused prosecutors of ambushing them with Instagram posts during the trial. And the judge should not allow such posts to be accepted. Because the defense team did not have enough time to determine who posted the picture. His lawyer claims Tory admitted that Kelsey didn’t have a gun when he defused her shooting.
Peterson was convicted of all three counts and faces a maximum sentence of 22 years in prison. The move for a new trial comes after Peterson fired his former defense attorney, George Mgdesyan, after he get a verdict and apply for a new legal representative At a hearing in early January Peterson’s new attorneys include prominent hip-hop attorney David Kenner. It succeeded in persuading the judge to postpone Peterson’s trial until April. to allow them to review the evidence of the trial and prepare the submission of the motion
In addition to the move, Peterson announced that his legal team would make a few more changes. rolling stone“Due to scheduling conflicts, David Kenner will no longer be part of my defense team. I would like to thank Mr. Kenner for his hard work and wise advice. Jose Baez will continue to represent me as first president and Matthew Barhoma as second president.”
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Details in the new motion report reflect Peterson’s displeasure with Mgdesyan during the trial, such as: rolling stone previous report Sources close to Peterson said the singer wanted to stand as a witness and bring his case directly to the jury. But Mgdesyan ultimately dissuaded him, a decision that Peterson eventually regretted. (In contrast, Meghan testified during the trial.)
While Peterson may be disappointed with Mgdesyan’s decision, taking a stand might not help his case either. Peterson declined to testify after prosecutors said they were ready to present evidence against the bulk of the charges against the singer. This evidence reportedly includes Peterson’s alleged assault on musician August Alsina in September 2022; The music video features Peterson playing a horse butcher. (with reference to Megan Thee Stallion); And even Peterson’s earlier “lie about how tall he was,” as Deputy District Attorney Alexander Bott told the court at the time.