Convicted drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman seeks new trial

Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is shown shortly after extraditon in New York, U.S., January 19, 2017, in this booking photo released February 12, 2019. U.S. Department of Justice/Handout via REUTERS

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Lawyers for Joaquin Guzman, the Mexican crime lord known as El Chapo, on Tuesday said his drug smuggling conviction should be set aside and a new trial ordered, because juror misconduct deprived him of his constitutional right to a fair trial. In a filing with the federal court in Brooklyn, New […]

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