NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A judge will hear motions for mistrial from the lawyers for both Cory Batey and Brandon Vandenburg in the Vanderbilt University rape case on June 15.
The sentence hearings originally set for the same day will be heard at a later date that has yet to be determined.
The questions surround the foreman possibly misrepresenting himself during the trial due to being a victim of sexual abuse several years ago in Sumner County. An attorney for the foreman previously denied the claims against his client.
Judge Monte Watkins will hear the motions In a Davidson County court room June 15 at 9 a.m.
Batey and Vandenburg were convicted in January of all charges against them in the rape of an unconscious female student inside a Vanderbilt campus dorm room.
Both former football players remain in the Metro jail.
Two other ex-teammates, Jaborian “Tip” McKenzie and Brandon Banks, are still awaiting trial.