Attorney

Lawyer Olu Orange says a videotape proves an LA County Sheriff's Deputy perjured himself and filed a false arrest report regarding his client Christopher Gray. (credit: Olu Orange)

LA County Sheriff’s Deputy Faces Jail Time After Allegedly Filing False Report, Committing Perjury

If convicted, he faces up to four years and eight months in jail.

06/10/2015

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Lawyer Indicted On Witness Tampering In Birth Tourism Probe

An Orange County lawyer has been indicted after authorities say he tried to help a Chinese witness in a birth tourism probe flee the United States.

06/10/2015

The appearance of attorney Thomas Mesereau prompted the judge to reschedule a hearing on a motion by Knight to dismiss murder, attempted murder and hit-and-run charges. (CBS)

Suge Knight Hires Former Attorney For Michael Jackson; Judge Delays Trial

The former rap music mogul has hired the attorney who successfully defended Michael Jackson against child molestation charges.

05/29/2015

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Ex-LA County Undersheriff, Captain Plead Not Guilty To Corruption Charges

Former Los Angeles County Undersheriff Paul Tanaka and retired Sheriff’s Captain William Thomas Carey were in custody on federal corruption charges Thursday.

05/14/2015

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Attorney: Driver Who Surrendered In Deadly Street Racing Crash Is ‘Blameless’

A new video posted on a social media website may reveal that the 21-year-old man who turned himself in was not actually the driver in a deadly crash.

03/03/2015

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DA Lacey Defends Handling Of Officer-Involved Shootings

Los Angeles County’s top prosecutor spoke out Friday to defend how her office handles the investigation and criminal prosecution of police officers.

02/06/2015

Attorneys for comedian Bill Cosby are casting doubt on Chloe Goins' (left) claims that Cosby drugged and accosted her at the Playboy Mansion. (credit: Kristine Lazar/CBS)

Attorney: Cosby Not In LA On Night Of Alleged Sexual Assault At Playboy Mansion

Bill Cosby was not at the Playboy Mansion on the night a model accuses him of drugging and sexually abusing her, the comedian’s attorney said Friday.

01/16/2015

California Attorney General Kamala Harris speaks onstage on October 10, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images for Variety)

AP Source: California Attorney General Kamala Harris To Run For US Senate

Harris has been in office since 2011 and is the first woman, the first African American and the first South Asian to hold the office in the state’s history.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/12/2015

A local teen is suing a fasting food restaurant after he said he found a razor blade in his chili cheese fries. (credit: CBS)

Only On 2: Teen Files Lawsuit After Saying His Wienerschnitzel Chili Cheese Fries Contained A Razor Blade

“There was this razor,” Arreon Molina says, “it was corroded and nasty inside there.”

12/05/2014

Deputy City Attorney Christopher Richard Garcia, 57, was arrested earlier this month. (CBS)

Deputy LA City Attorney Pleads Not Guilty To Child Porn Charges

A veteran Los Angeles deputy city attorney pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges that he distributed and was in possession of child pornography.

09/25/2014

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American Apparel Settles Worker Death Suit For $1M

The Orange County district attorney’s office announced the settlement Tuesday. The worker’s daughter will receive $150,000 of the money – the rest covers civil penalties and the cost of the accident’s investigation.

09/09/2014

An attorney for the family of Milton Olin (pictured) is expected to file the lawsuit Wednesday. (CBS)

Family Of Attorney Killed In Deputy Collision Sue LA County

Attorneys for the family of a prominent San Fernando Valley attorney who was struck and killed by a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy while riding his bicycle announced the filing of lawsuit against the county Wednesday.

07/16/2014

David Diaz caught a CHP officer hit a woman in the face, repeatedly, on Tuesday night. (credit CBS)

Family, Attorney Plan Lawsuit On Behalf Of Woman Seen Repeatedly Punched By CHP Officer

The video went viral and sparked outrage around the city.

07/06/2014

Ralph and Marcel Bracamonte. (credit: CBS)

Couple In Middle Of ‘Won’t Go Nanny’ Story Hires An Attorney

CBS2’s Jeff Nguyen spoke to neighbors Friday — many of whom can not believe the drama unfolding in their quiet little neighborhood.

06/27/2014

Special needs student Erick Ortiz, 16, drowned while on a school trip in East LA. (credit: the Ortiz family.)

Attorney: LAUSD Negligence Caused Drowning Of Special Needs Boy

An attorney Thursday for the family of a 16-year-old special needs boy said negligence at the hands of the LAUSD resulted in the drowning death of the teen.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/05/2014

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