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Illegal possession of a weapon: Hunter Biden will be tried in June

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar Mar14,2024

Illegal possession of weapons: Hunter Biden will be tried in June

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Hunter Biden and his lawyer Abbe Lowell in Washington, February 28, 2024

Agence France-Presse

The trial of US President Joe Biden's son, Hunter, for illegal gun possession will begin on June 3, a federal judge in the east coast state of Delaware announced of the country.

Hunter Biden, 54, is one of the favorite targets of his father's Republican opponents, starting with Donald Trump. The latter consider him the Achilles heel of the Democratic president.

Judge Maryellen Noreika assigned the weeks of June 3 and 10 to the selection of the jury, the schedule of debates to be fixed subsequently after consultation of both parties.

Hunter Biden pleaded not guilty in the case in October.

He is accused of #x27;having lied in 2018 by filling out forms for the acquisition of a firearm in which he denied his drug addiction, which he later admitted.

If convicted, Hunter Biden faces up to 25 years in prison, but in practice, such prosecutions alone rarely result in prison time.

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Lawyer then businessman, the son of President Joe Biden converted to painting after his #x27;having recovered from drug and alcohol addictions.

He also pleaded not guilty (New window) in January of tax fraud in federal court in California, where he resides. The next hearing in the case has been set for March 27, and the judge is aiming for a June 20 trial start.

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my 1-800-268-7116

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