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Nipsey Hussle Trial Gets New Judge & Holder Gets New Lawyer

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There has been more delay in getting movement on the alleged killer Eric Holder getting a trial for his alleged involvement in the murder of hip hop star Nipsey Hussle. The case has been pushed back to later this year after he reportedly refused to leave his cell for a court hearing.

According to The Shade Room, Holder was assigned a new lawyer by the name of Aaron Jansen. The previous judge has retired and a new judge has been assigned the case in Honorable Clay Jacke. These new additions to the proceedings it has been a cause for the delay as they would need time to catch up on details of this case.

Prosecutors have accused Holder of shooting Nipsey Hussle in the head and chest outside of the rapper’s shop in Los Angeles. He was indicted on one count of murder, two counts of attempted murder related to other victims, and weapons charges.

Holder’s trial has been pushed back a few times now. When the pandemic was just starting, it was reported that his trial was pushed back because the courts were closed. At this point, the trial has been delayed for over a year. The latest report reads that Holder was assigned a new lawyer, Aaron Jansen, who is replacing his previous defense attorney, Lowynn Young. Holder was initially being represented by Christopher Darden, the same attorney from O.J. Simpson’s murder trial before he stepped down.