Tuesday, October 30, 2018

El Chapo trial: Continuance request denied, Jury selection begins Monday

Chivis Martinez Borderland Beat

Government almost doubles "murder conspiracy victims" list


There was a hearing today with respect to defense’s requests for a continuance.  Citing last minute document dump that required translation and review, the addition of cooperative witnesses, and 16 newly named alleged conspiracy murder victims.

Judge Cogan ordered today:
Order for Motion Hearing as to Joaquin Archivaldo Guzman Loera held on 10/30/2018 before Judge Brian M. Cogan. All parties present with interpreter. Motion to continue trial and motion to preclude is denied.
The government’s initial list of alleged victims pertaining to included 20 specific alleged victims and 8 categories of alleged victims. They were identified as:

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