Amber Heard attorneys say juror served improperly, seek mistrial
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.
“Newly discovered facts” show Juror No. 15 in the six-week trial was not
the individual summoned in April to serve in the case, Heard’s attorney
wrote in a five-page memo filed Friday in Virginia’s Fairfax Circuit Court.
Instead, the filing suggests Juror No. 15 was a younger individual
with the same last name who “apparently” lives at the same address.
“As the Court no doubt agrees, it is deeply troubling for an individual not