Amber Heard's bid for Johnny Depp defamation re-trial thrown out by judge

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Amber Heard's request for a retrial in her legal dispute with Johnny Depp was denied.

The actress claimed that one of the jurors was not properly vetted and that the defamation trial should be re-tried.

Judge Penney Azcarate denied her application, stating that Depp's court victory stood and that the jury had made a "competent decision."

Last week, Heard's lawyers filed papers claiming that "newly discovered facts and information

 about the juror meant the widely publicized verdict should be declared void.

They claimed that one of those summoned to serve on the jury, a 77-year-old man,

did not appear and was replaced by his son, who shares the same name and lives at the same address.

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