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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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Judge Revokes Lindsay Lohan’s Probation, New Hearing Set For January

A Los Angeles Superior Court commissioner has revoked Lindsay Lohan’s probation stemming from the actress’ no-contest plea to a grand theft charge involving a necklace that was pilfered from a Venice jewelry store.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/12/2012

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Attorney: Sheriff’s Dept. Hindering Probe Into Shooting Of Unarmed Man

A lawyer for the family of an unarmed Inglewood man who was killed by Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies wants federal law enforcement officials to investigate the fatal shooting.

11/19/2012

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Tennis Ref’s Lawyer Says It Was ‘Physically Impossible’ For Her To Murder Husband

A professional tennis referee accused of beating her 80-year-old husband to death has had two knee replacements and a shoulder replacement and couldn’t have carried out the killing, her lawyer wrote in a court filing.

CBS Los Angeles–08/28/2012

Lawyer and brew master Scott Talkov. (credit: CBS)

Local Lawyer — And Home Brewer — Goes To Extraordinary Lengths To Get President’s Secret Beer Recipe

A Riverside attorney — and local home brewer — has filed a Freedom of Information Act request with the White House to find out President Obama’s secret for making honey ale.

08/24/2012

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Onetime Michael Jackson Attorney Loses License

Brian Oxman, who was once an attorney for Michael Jackson, will no longer be able to practice law in California.

07/06/2012

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