Judge in Florida school shooter case refuses to step down

The Independent says The judge overseeing the penalty trial of Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz refused to step down Monday, rejecting a motion by his attorneys who accused her of being biased against their client and prejudicing the jurors who will decide if he should die for murdering 17 people four years ago.
Judge in Florida school shooter case refuses to step down
Judge in Florida school shooter case refuses to step down

Judge in Florida school shooter case refuses to step down

Judge in Florida school shooter case refuses to step down

The Independent says The judge overseeing the penalty trial of Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz refused to step down Monday, rejecting a motion by his attorneys who accused her of being biased against their client and prejudicing the jurors who will decide if he should die for murdering 17 people four years ago.

Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer denied the motion, saying only it was legally insufficient. Scherer last week chewed out lead defense attorney Melisa McNeill and her team outside the jury’s presence, accusing them of being “unprofessional” when they unexpectedly rested their case after only about 25 of the 80 witnesses they had told her and prosecutors they intended to testify had been called.

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/nikolas-cruz-ap-florida-fort-lauderdale-marjory-stoneman-douglas-high-school-b2170725.html

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