R. Kelly recordsdata motions for brand spanking new trial or reversal of conviction

R. Kelly filed two motions in Chicago’s federal courtroom Tuesday requesting a brand new trial or reversal of his baby pornography and intercourse abuse convictions, the Chicago Tribune stories.

The embattled R&B artist was discovered responsible in September of three counts of kid pornography. He was acquitted of a conspiracy to impede justice cost stemming from a 2008 baby pornography trial and a fourth pornography rely.

Within the Tuesday motions, Kelly’s lawyer Jennifer Bonjean requested an acquittal on all counts. Bonjean argued, amongst different issues, there was a scarcity of proof that Kelly “coerced” his underage victims and {that a} witness revealed false info in courtroom.

Bonjean claimed Dr. Darrel Turner, an professional on sexual predators referred to as to testify by the federal government, made false statements together with ones detailing the amount of cash he charged the prosecution.

“Had the jurors identified that Dr. Turner actively misled them, the jurors would doubtless have rejected his testimony outright,” Bonjean wrote, in keeping with the Tribune.

Kelly was beforehand sentenced to 30 years in jail after being convicted of racketeering and intercourse trafficking in New York. His sentencing for the federal costs is ready for Feb. 23.