Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Huguely Lawyers Ask For New Trial


The lawyers for convicted murderer George Huguely are claiming that “significant constitutional and procedural errors" occurred during the Yeardley Love trial. Therefore, they are calling for a new trial.

The report submitted by Huguely's attorneys claim that Judge Edward Hogshire denied Huguely the right to his chosen lawyer, Rhonda Quagliana, when she was sick and that jury selection was biased.

It also claims the jury selection process was flawed and biased against Huguely.

Prosecutors have 30 days to file a response to the appeal. But it could be up to a year before there's any idea of a new trial...

Here's the latest from Charlottesville...

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