It was revealed final month that lawyer Chris Darden, who was famously a part of the prosecution workforce within the 1995 OJ Simpson homicide trial, would defend Eric Holder, who’s accused of fatally taking pictures Nipsey Hussle. Darden has acquired some backlash since that information emerged, and now he’s taking motion: TMZ reported that Darden has filed a movement to withdraw as Holder’s protection lawyer. Holder has a listening to scheduled for immediately (Friday) in Los Angeles Superior Courtroom, and Darden stated that would be the final time he seems in courtroom for this case.
Darden told TMZ, “Just as they were in 1995 — Cowards never change. These days these cowards don’t send letters instead they sit anonymously behind keyboards threatening a man’s mother and children. To those who issued those threats to my children please pay close attention so there is no misunderstanding. Later. F— YOU!”
Darden went on to say that everyone deserves the fitting to an lawyer of their alternative, saying, “After centuries of a history of black men hung from trees without trial, or after the thousands of cases of black men tried, convicted and executed without counsel … I cannot understand why in 2019 some people would deny a black man his 6th Amendment right to counsel of his choice.”
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