El Chapo Claims VICE’s Interview With a Juror Should Get Him a New Trial


Publish Date:
September 9, 2020
Vice News
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Suzanne Luban, a professor at Stanford Law School’s Criminal Defense Clinic, reviewed the public portion of Chapo’s appeal and told VICE News that the juror misconduct issues could be of interest to the appellate court because Cogan declined to call a hearing where jurors could have been questioned under oath about their behavior.

“This is the only claim I think he does have a prayer with,” Luban said. “The court has been denied a complete record upon which to rule, upon which to evaluate the prejudice. I thought the evidence that he raped underage girls was very damaging, there can’t be anything more inflammatory than that.”

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