Tekashi 6ix9ine’s pre-trial convention came about earlier immediately and it might have resulted in additional problems within the rapper’s authorized battle. According to XXL, the presiding choose dominated within the opening portion that the rapper’s lawyer might need to be taken off the case till they resolve whether or not Lance Lazzaro’s involvement is a possible battle of curiosity to the case.
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The choose’s ruling got here after it was revealed that Lazzaro beforehand represented two of 6ix9ine’s co-defendants, Faheem “Crippy” Walter and Kifano “Shotti” Jordan earlier than taking over 6ix9ine for this particular case. The choose expressed his disappointment in Lazzaro for failing to reveal the knowledge, saying that Lazzaro’s earlier dealings with 6ix9ine’s co-defendants could possibly be a battle of curiosity.
Lazzaro defined he did not assume it could’ve been a giant deal since he represented Shotti in a number of instances between 2009 to 2015. He additional defined he represented Walter after his consumer was charged with gang assault in 2018. The choose stated Lazzaro wasn’t in any place to determine if the matter can be thought of a battle of curiosity.
The choose stated Lazzaro could not characterize 6ix9ine till he sends detailed letters explaining his prior dealings with each co-defendants. If Lazzaro fails to submit these letters or if it is discovered there is a battle of curiosity, Lazzaro might very properly be relieved of counsel for 6ix9ine. 6ix9ine’s different lawyer, Dawn Florio, will presumably proceed to characterize the rapper no matter Lazzaro’s destiny.
XXL additionally revealed that 6ix9ine did not apply for bail, regardless of his lawyer’s claims. The subsequent pre-trial convention for 6ix9ine’s racketeering case is about for Feb. 27th with the trial date set to begin on September 4th.