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Amber Heard slams 68-page attraction on the desk, seeks new trial in opposition to Johnny Depp

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In keeping with New York Submit, the 36-year-old actress filed the attraction earlier this month, contending that the final trial was unjust as a result of remedy information during which she was described as being molested have been excluded.

Decide Penney Azcarate of Fairfax County, Virginia, had beforehand dismissed the proof as rumour.

“The trial court docket improperly prevented the jury from contemplating a number of separate situations during which Heard reported Depp’s abuse to a medical skilled,” Heard’s legal professionals wrote within the 68-page doc.

They added,“If not reversed, the trial court docket’s exclusion of contemporaneous experiences of home abuse to medical professionals will make it harder for different abuse victims to show allegations of abuse, and sure deter them from coming ahead.”

“This case additionally ought to by no means have gone to trial as a result of one other court docket had already concluded that Depp abused Heard on a number of events,” wrote Heard’s legal professionals, in relations to the UK Excessive Courtroom of Justice’s ruling in a separate defamation go well with introduced by Depp that the actor was responsible of abusing his ex-wife.

In June 2022, Depp won a $10.35 million judgement after contending that his ex-wife’s op-ed within the Washington Submit, during which she claimed to have been subjected to home abuse, was defamatory.

Though the actor received the foremost instances at trial, he was requested to pay $2 million to his spouse following the trial and the one depend of defamation he was responsible of.

The depend is expounded to a press release made by Adam Waldman, one in all Depp’s legal professionals, claiming that Heard trashed her residence along with her associates and lied about it. A comment that was later revealed to be false.

Depp filed an attraction final month, arguing that the one allegation of defamation that Heard was profitable in profitable at trial was “misguided.” He said that he shouldn’t be held accountable for his lawyer’s assertion.

The deserves of each appeals will now be determined by a panel of judges in accordance with Virginia legislation.

Heard and Depp have the choice of taking the case to the Commonwealth’s Supreme Courtroom, relying on the way it seems and who’s left feeling let down.