Amber Heard warns she could face jail over perjury charges in case against Johnny Depp

Amber Heard warned by legal experts she could face jail for perjury claim: Bang Showbiz

Amber Heard warned by legal experts she could face jail for perjury claim: Bang Showbiz

Amber Heard has been warned she could face jail for claiming she edited photos of injuries in a blockbuster court row with Johnny Depp.

Defamation lawyer Aaron Minc said “growing objective evidence that she lied under oath” could lead to the actress being sentenced.

A jury in the feuding couple’s case will be held on Tuesday (5/27/22) after their legal team completed a heated closing argument in Fairfax, Virginia court on Friday (5/27/22). 31) when deliberations resumed, he delivered a speech.

Mine told website JOE “a few days ago” that he did not think Heard, 36, would face prosecution for anything she said on the witness stand during ex-husband Johnny Depp’s defamation trial.

As the case neared its conclusion, he recounted how he changed his mind, saying: “I think as the case progresses we start to see more and more objective evidence that she lied under oath and that’s the thing It crossed the line at the beginning, she was probably fabricating evidence, fabricating photos, fabricating bruises, doctoring evidence and submitting.”

Minc warned that the falsification of evidence was not only “very serious” but also “very offensive” to the justice system.

He said: “I hope the prosecutor will look at it carefully because if there is very clear evidence that she did, then of course it should be considered.

“If that turns out to be the case, and there are certain issues that will be raised at the trial right now, that could lead to criminal prosecution and jail time.”

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Heard was accused by Depp’s lawyers, 58, of lying about everything from having to wear makeup to cover up bruises allegedly caused by the “Pirates of the Caribbean” actor to failing to pay $7 million in divorce settlement nice guy. reason.

Earlier, Sean Caulfield, a partner at law firm Hodge, Jones and Allen, told MailOnline Heard could face a perjury investigation in the UK because it would mislead the court to “cut the core of our justice system”.

Asked if he could see a police investigation claiming she may have lied when she swore a $7 million donation, he added: “Yes, I think so. While that may not be the core issue of the case, perjury is The greatest threat and will damage the very heart of our justice system, so a police investigation may be invited to show that any member of the public who lies to the court can be prosecuted for perjury.”

The Depp V Heard defamation trial drew public attention and sparked a huge debate about the state of gender relations and the progress of the #MeToo movement.

In the trial that began in April, seven of the 11 jurors selected took hours to begin deliberating on the verdict after closing arguments on Friday, but a decision on whether Hurd is not expected to be heard in the next few days. Judgment for defaming Depp.

Depp sued his ex-wife for defaming her for a 2018 Washington Post op-ed in which she described herself as a “public figure representing domestic abuse.”

The “Edwood” actor claimed it falsely suggested he was a domestic abuser – which he vehemently denies – making it difficult for him to land roles in Hollywood.

He sued for $50 million, while Hurd countersued $100 million, accusing Depp of orchestrating a “defamation campaign” against her and describing his lawsuit as a continuation of “abuse and harassment.”