Judge Denies Amber Heard’s Request For Mistrial In Depp Case

Heard filed a request earlier this month asking for the decision against Depp to be overturned or for a mistrial to be declared.

Judge Penney Azcarate disregarded all of Heard’s arguments in a written ruling, stating that the jury issue in particular was....

“The juror was screened, served on the jury as a whole, deliberated, and rendered a decision. The fact that this juror and all other jurors adhered to their oaths, the Court’s instructions...

 The Washington Post in 2018 and referred to herself as “a public figure representing domestic abuse,” Depp filed a $50 million lawsuit in Fairfax County.

Although Depp was never specifically mentioned in the piece, according to his attorneys, several passages that made reference to the widely reported abuse....

Heard subsequently submitted a counterclaim for $100 million, also alleging slander. By the time the matter went to trial, her counterclaim had been reduced to a....