Ronda Dixon, an lawyer who unsuccessfully tried to hitch Tory Lanez‘s legal team and argue for his release, is accusing his lawyers of not having the rapper’s finest pursuits at coronary heart.
She’s additionally arguing in opposition to his “unconstitutional confinement.” Additionally, she says he ought to obtain bail, as he allegedly hasn’t seen daylight in “four months.”
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Ronda Dixon Says Tory Lanez’s Attorneys Are “Only Concerned About Getting Paid”
In a brand new report from Legal Affairs and Trials with Meghann Cuniff, reporter Meghann Cuniff she detailed her chat with Dixon, which went down only a day earlier than it was determined that she would not function Lanez’s lawyer.
Dixon famous that Tory agreed to a substitution of counsel late final month, and he or she sought to exchange lawyer Matthew Barhoma to work alongside Lanez’s different lawyer, Jose Baez.
However, Dixon then went IN and proclaimed that she and Baez “have some serious issues” over his dealing with of Tory Lanez’s case.
In truth, she straight-up accused Baez and Barhoma of “taking advantage” of the “FeRRis WhEEL” artist.
“These guys are just taking advantage of [Lanez]. They’ve had him sign powers of attorneys. They’re acting on his behalf. … They’re not really asking him what he wants.”
Dixon went on to declare, “What he’s paid his attorneys so far is unreal. It’s unimaginable. They were only concerned about getting paid.” Oop!
Finally, she blasted the attorneys for attempting to “cover up their own ineptitude,” although Barhoma reacted by declaring, “None of it is true.”
The Lawyer Hoped To Fight Against Tory’s “Unconstitutional” Confinement
However, the grievances didn’t finish there, as Ronda Dixon additionally known as out the “unconstitutional nature of [Tory’s] confinement.”
“Because Mr. Peterson has viable, meritorious post-conviction litigation, this court should award bail. The unconstitutional nature of his confinement provides ample justification. … This court should admit him bail within the court’s discretion.”
In assist of this stance, Dixon defined how — whereas assembly with Tory Lanez in jail — he was “totally despondent.” She additionally recalled him saying he “wanted to go to state prison,” as he’d no less than be capable of socialize.
“His eyes were black. He was totally despondent. He told me he wanted to go to state prison. I said, ‘You want to go to state prison? Why?’ He said, ‘At least I’ll be able to go out in the yard and talk to people.’”
She additional detailed how the phrases of Lanez’s confinement are “doing something to his psyche.” Tory additionally famous that he “hadn’t seen daylight in four months.”
“He has to be shackled and he has to be accompanied by a sheriff and two deputies to move. He told me he hadn’t seen daylight in four months, that they didn’t take him to the day yard at all. That’s doing something to his psyche.”
Despite Ronda Dixon’s efforts, Judge David Herriford as an alternative dominated that lawyer Ed Welbourne would substitute for Matthew Barhoma.
Tory Lanez is slated to be sentenced on Aug. 7.