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Tory Lanez Seeks Bail While Awaiting Appeal in Megan Thee Stallion Shooting Case



Tory Lanez, who was sentenced to ten years in prison for his involvement in the 2020 shooting of Megan Thee Stallion last month, is set to appear in court once again. This time, he’s seeking bail as he awaits the outcome of his appeal. Lanez is scheduled to appear before LA County Judge David V. Herriford, who issued his sentence in August. The rapper is requesting release on bail to live with his wife and child in the Los Angeles area and continue his career.

Legal experts suggest that obtaining bail pending an appeal is a challenging endeavor. It typically requires demonstrating a substantial likelihood of success on appeal, often implying that there was an error in the trial judge’s rulings. Receiving bail based on the same judge’s previous decisions, especially after the judge has denied post-trial motions raising similar arguments, is unusual.

While the chances of being granted bail may be slim, it is not impossible. Lanez’s bail request emphasizes his commitment to maintaining sobriety if released. A rehab facility owner has vouched for Lanez’s suitability for treatment, even though his bail motion does not mention rehab. The facility owner also offered to personally transport Lanez to rehab, despite Lanez’s claim in the motion that he would be renting a home from a friend.

In recent developments, Lanez turned down a plea deal ahead of his sentencing last week. The proposed plea deal would have resulted in a four-year prison sentence, significantly less than the ten-year sentence he ultimately received after choosing to go to trial. Throughout the case, Lanez has maintained his innocence. Stay tuned to MusicXclusives for further updates on Tory Lanez’s legal proceedings.