El Chapo

"El Chapo" Denied A New Trial

(CNN) - "El Chapo" isn't getting a new trial. A federal judge denied Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's request for an evidentiary hearing. Guzman's attorneys asked for a new trial based on reports that jurors engaged in misconduct by following…

El Chapo Requests To Drop Lead Attorney

(CNN) - The lead attorney for drug lord "El Chapo" is out. A judge approved the request to remove Eduardo Balarezo. He served as El Chapo's lead attorney during his nearly three-month long trial. Balarezo says it was a…

El Chapo Jury Selected, Asks to Hug his Wife

(CNN) - A jury has been selected in the federal case against Joaquin Guzman, known as "El Chapo." A total of 12 jurors, a group that includes 5 men and 7 women were chosen, as well as 6 alternates.…

El Chapo Jury Selection Set for Next Week

(CNN) - Jury selection for Mexican drug lord "El Chapo" is set to begin next week. The judge overseeing the case against Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman denied a request to delay the trial. Jury selection is expected to proceed…

El Chapo Jury Will Be Anonymous

(CNN) - Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman will get an anonymous and partially-sequestered jury for his federal trial. The New York judge presiding over the notorious drug lord's case granted the government's motion. The order said names, addresses, and places of…

Joaquin El Chapo Guzman Asks to Delay His U.S. Trial

(CNN) - The Mexican drug kingpin known as "El Chapo" is trying to postpone his trial. Attorneys for Joaquin Guzman are asking a federal judge to push the trial back to August or September. They say they can not prepare…