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Obama Approves $4M To Fund Lawyers For Immigrant Children In Deportation Proceedings

The Obama administration is spending $4 million on lawyers for unaccompanied immigrant children in deportation proceedings, a move an influential Republican lawmaker says is illegal and will fuel an increase in illegal immigration.

09/30/2014

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

Family Of Man Killed In Deputy Crash Will Continue With Lawsuit Despite DA Not Filing Criminal Charges

Milton Everett Olin Jr., formerly a COO at Napster, was killed while riding his bicycle in Calabasas on Dec. 8, 2013.

08/28/2014

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

DA Declines To File Charges Against Deputy In Crash That Killed Entertainment Lawyer

A charge evaluation worksheet made public Wednesday said there was “insufficient evidence” to charge Deputy Andrew Wood with vehicular manslaughter.

08/27/2014

Riverside County Sheriff's Department says this man has scammed women on an online dating site. (credit: Riverside County Sheriff's Dept.)

Lawyer: Man Accused Of Sexual Assault, Fraud, Scamming Ex-Lovers Is Victim Of ‘Bad Breakups’

The attorney says Andrew Hernandez is simply the victim of angry ex-lovers and jealous ex’s.

07/31/2014

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Oxnard To Pay $6.7M To Family Of Innocent Man Fatally Shot As Many As 20 Times By Police

Oxnard will pay $6.7 million to the family of a jogger fatally shot by police who suspected at the time that he had been part of a pursuit with officers.

06/11/2014

John Barnett has a history of winning what many people consider can't-win cases. (credit: CBS)

Only On 2: Lawyer Who Won Acquittal In Kelly Thomas Case Has History Of Getting Police Cleared

After seeing the videotape, the lawyer admitted he even said to himself, ‘This doesn’t look good.’

01/15/2014

David Katz reflects on his heroic tackle of a mad shooter. (credit: CBS)

Deputy Who Took Down Courthouse Shooter Reflects 10 Years Later

Ten years ago today, a lawyer leaving the Van Nuys Courthouse became the target of a deranged shooter.

10/31/2013

The $665 million Millennium project  would feature a pair of 35-story and a 39-story towers in the heart of Hollywood. (courtesy MillenniumHollywood.net)

Millennium Project Developers Accused Of Wrongdoing, Ethics Violations

The ever-controversial Hollywood Millennium Project was accused Friday of wrongdoing and ethics violations.

09/20/2013

Tom Hanks

City Attorney Says Alleged Jury Tampering Incident Involving Tom Hanks Is Under Review

The Los Angeles City Attorney’s office is reviewing an alleged incident of jury tampering involving actor Tom Hanks, spokesperson Rob Wilcox confirmed to CBS2 Friday.

CBS Los Angeles–09/13/2013

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Prominent Entertainment Lawyer Irwin Russell Dies At 87

A family representative says prominent entertainment lawyer Irwin Russell, whose clients included such industry heavyweights as Michael Eisner, Jim Henson and David Wolper, has died at age 87.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/27/2013

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Woman Awarded $21.7M In Watercraft Accident That Caused Permanent Brain Damage At 15

In a release Wednesday, attorney Lawrence Grassini says client Fabiola Esparza was 15 when she suffered permanent brain injury in the 2008 accident near Blythe, Calif.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/25/2013

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Attorney Says UCLA Water Polo Player Accused Of Rape Is ‘Completely Innocent’

The attorney representing a freshman UCLA water polo player accused of raping a female student released a statement Tuesday morning.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/09/2013

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Wife Of Prominent Slain Attorney Frustrated About Unsolved Case

The wife of a prominent Los Angeles attorney who was gunned down three years ago is frustrated the case is still unsolved.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/27/2013

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Judge Sets Trial Date For Lindsay Lohan During Preliminary Hearing

A trial date has been set for actress Lindsay Lohan, who is facing three misdemeanor charges stemming from a 2012 crash on Pacific Coast Highway.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/30/2013

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Attorney For Ex-Miramonte Teacher Delays Motion To Reduce Bail

Newly-appointed attorney Manny Medrano wants more time to review the allegations against Mark Berndt before asking a judge to reduce his client’s $23 million bail amount.

12/13/2012

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