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CSU To Pay $2.5 Million Over Student Death

Lawyers for the parents of Bartholomew Williams announced Thursday that Cal State trustees agreed to settle a federal wrongful death suit. The university denied any fault or liability.

07/31/2014

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More Dramatic Recordings Put Donald Sterling In The Hot Seat Again

A judge Thursday rejected a request made by Shelly Sterling for an injunction against husband Donald Sterling following alleged threats made by the Los Angeles Clippers’ co-owner.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/19/2014

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Attorneys Appeal Federal Decision To Dismiss Anti-Semitism Allegations Against 3 UC Schools

Attorneys are appealing a federal decision to dismiss claims that alleged three University of California campuses failed to respond effectively to anti-Semitism displays during events at the schools.

10/04/2013

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Closing Arguments Begin In Jackson Family’s Wrongful Death Suit

Closing arguments began Tuesday morning in the high-profile wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of the late Michael Jackson against entertainment promoter AEG Live.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/24/2013

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‘Glut Of Attorneys’ May Mean Lower Legal Fees For Consumers

An excess number of attorneys working in California could mean lower legal fees for consumers – at least for now.

08/21/2013

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Testimony Begins In Britney Spears Defamation Case

Testimony is set to begin in a defamation suit by Britney Spears’ ex-manager against her parents.

CBS Los Angeles–10/22/2012

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Murray Defense Key Witness Threatened With Contempt of Court

Defense attorneys for Dr. Conrad Murray could wrap up their case as early as Monday. Murray is accused of involuntary manslaughter in the 2009 death of Michael Jackson, who overdosed on the anesthetic propofol.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/31/2011

Dodger Lawyers Challenge Claims Made In Stow Punitive Damage Suit

Lawyers for the Dodgers and Frank McCourt have filed court papers challenging some of the claims in the lawsuit by Bryan Stow, asking that the request for punitive damages be dismissed.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/12/2011

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Attorneys File Defamation Suit Against Courtney Love

Courtney Love is being sued by her former lawyers for allegedly defaming them on Twitter.

05/27/2011

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Phil Spector’s Attorneys Arguing For New Murder Trial

A state appellate court panel is set Tuesday to hear oral arguments in the case of record producer Phil Spector who was convicted in 2009 of second-degree murder in the shooting death of actress Lana Clarkson.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/12/2011

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City Of Vernon To Hire Pricey Lawyers For Ethics Review

Vernon plans to hire $500-an-hour lawyers to conduct an ethics review as it struggles to avoid losing its cityhood.

02/09/2011

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Vernon Spends $54M On Lawyers To Keep Its Cityhood

The city of Vernon — population: about 90 — has spent more than $54 million on lawyers in the last five years, as it fights to hang on to its cityhood.

01/23/2011

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Calif. Calls Off Execution After Court Setbacks

The California Supreme Court appears to have ended the state’s attempt to carry out its first execution in nearly five years.

09/29/2010

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