Johnny Depp already testified, and Amber Heard returns to the witness stand Monday, May 16 in Depp’s exceedingly high-profile, $50 million defamation lawsuit in opposition to his ex-wife. The proceedings are going down in Virginia’s Fairfax County Courthouse.
The defamation trial runs Monday by Thursdays, with Fridays off. It is about to run for 5 weeks. However, the proceedings are on maintain from May 9-12 as Judge Penney S. Azcarate attends to a previously-scheduled convention engagement.
Both sides are presenting their instances earlier than a seven-person jury, the decide, Depp, Heard, a platoon of legal professionals and a rising on-line viewers. Depp’s cross-examination from Heard’s legal professionals completed. She is the second witness for the protection.
The protection’s first witness after Depp’s facet rested earlier this week, forensic psychologist Dr. Dawn Hughes, testified about allegations Heard was topic to home and sexual violence by Depp. In cross, Depp’s attorneys tried to undermine her information of the couple’s relationship.
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Below is a hyperlink to Thursday’s testimony from the courtroom supplied by Law & Crime Network for many who wish to catch up.
In his early testimony, Depp mentioned he was preventing again in opposition to Heard’s accusations, partly, for his kids’s sake. Heard’s group this week motioned to have the case dismissed. It was denied.
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