01 Apr, 2023
By FactsWow Team
The verdict that Tory Lanez was convicted of shooting Megan Thee Stallion was appealed by Lanez earlier this week.
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'Luv' rapper, 30, was convicted of assault and negligent firearm discharge against Megan in 2020. He was also charged with carrying a loaded, unregistered pistol in a vehicle.
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Attorney Jose Baez plans on appealing the sentence, but it will not happen if the judge sentences him on April 10.
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Lanez's tattoo of a firearm, which Baez says hurt his case and suggested he liked guns, is one of several items the defense feels should have been excluded from the trial.
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It might feel impossible, but Baez has overcome nearly insurmountable odds before. In 2008, he defended Casey Anthony against charges she killed her daughter, Caylee, when she was just two years old.A lot of people underestimate
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In reality, he knew he would win, but the pundits on cable shows underestimated him. 'People always underestimated me,' he said.
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Almost immediately after Anthony was acquitted, Facebook groups with thousands of followers called for Baez's disbarment. Websites appeared with pictures of him sporting devil's horns.
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There is a nickname for him called the 'King of the Courtroom.' It stuck. He posts accolades he and his firm receive on Instagram.
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In 2012, Aaron Hernandez, a former New England Patriot tight end, hired attorney Baez to represent him in his double-murder trial.
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Hernandez committed suicide in prison but publicly thanked Baez for his representation. Baez's murder conviction was appealed after his acquittal at trial.
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