A mock juror at the Depp-Heard trial? The actress’s lawyers are asking for it to be overturned.

Amber Heard’s lawyers are seeking a mistrial after learning that one of the seven jurors did not receive a subpoena.

Rebound in the Heard-Depp affair. The actress’s lawyers on Friday requested the cancellation of the defamation lawsuit between the former couple after learning that one of the seven jurors had not been contacted to participate.

According to their information, the juror in their collimator would have taken the place of another member of his family, who bears the same name as him. It is still unclear what their relationship is.

“As the court will agree, it is particularly disturbing that an individual not assigned to a jury is participating despite everything – especially in a case like this”, wrote in a document the lawyers of Amber Heard who could get the american media Deadline.

According to Elaine Bredehoft, the actress’ lawyer, her client has been deprived of her right to a fair trial and is demanding a new trial. The lawyer had already requested the cancellation last week, arguing that the evidence against Ambert Heard was unfounded.

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Elaine Bredehott had let it be known at the end of June that her client wished to appeal. The day after the verdict, she indicated that the actress could “absolutely not” pay 10 million in damages to Johnny Depp.

Jurors initially ordered Amber Heard to pay her ex-husband $15 million in damages – reduced to $10.35 million due to a local law capping punitive damages.

Johnny Depp attacked Amber Heard in defamation regarding a column published by the washington post in 2018. The star of Pirates of the Caribbean demanded 50 million dollars in damages, believing that this platform had destroyed his career and his reputation.

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