All EL Chapo needs for Christmas is the present of time — to arrange for his trial.
Legal professionals for the Mexican drug lord filed papers in Brooklyn Federal Court docket on Sunday asking to delay the beginning of his huge trial till August or September.
Because it stands now, Joaquin (El Chapo) Guzman is taking a look at an April trial date to face a mountain of drug-related prices that would put him away for all times if convicted.
However the spring is simply too quickly for correct preparation, given the reams of case proof and restrictive jail situations, protection lawyer Eduardo Balarezo claimed in his courtroom submitting,
Prosecutors have beforehand stated Guzman’s trial may take three to 4 months. Guzman’s subsequent due again in courtroom in January.