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OJ Simpson Back in Court Today

O.J. Simpson returns to the courtroom today for a preliminary hearing to determine whether there is enough evidence to try him for the armed robbery and kidnapping of two sports…

Owen Wilson Eats Lawyers’ Cookies and Runs

Actor Owen Wilson (Wedding Crashers, You, Me and Dupree, and the big-screen remake of Starsky & Hutch) had a hankering for a snack, and the American Bar Association was only…

CA Tax Scofflaw List Prompts Some to Pay

The concept is already working: A list of California’s 250 worst tax scofflaws contains only 224 names, because 26 scurried to ante up before their identities were posted.

Among the…

Big Legal Bill for Anna Nicole Smith’s Baby

Adults who had a relationship to Anna Nicole Smith are still wrangling over a number of issues related to the deceased starlet’s estate. But they are seemingly entirely agreed on…

Record $102 M in McCartney Divorce?

A rumored $102 million settlement to be paid by Paul McCartney to end his five-year marriage to Heather Mills would be the largest ever in a contested divorce case in…

George Clooney at Dewey Ballantine

The new George Clooney film Michael Clayton—set in the world of big Manhattan law firms—was filmed in part in the New York offices of Dewey Ballantine.

Clooney…

Inquest: Did Royal Family Kill Diana?

After fighting a lengthy legal battle to force a British inquest into the death a decade ago of Princess Diana in a Paris car crash, Harrods department store magnate Mohammed…

John Grisham Sued for Libel

The best-selling author of numerous legal thrillers has been sued for libel over his first nonfiction work, The Innocent Man.

In an unusual federal libel conspiracy case, John Grisham, along…

Britney Loses Custody, Gains Lawyer

Pop singer Britney Spears has at least temporarily lost custody of her two small sons. Starting Wednesday at noon, her ex-husband, Kevin Federline, will have custody “until further order of…

Sutherland Latest Celeb Behaving Badly?

Kiefer Sutherland is potentially facing jail time, if he is convicted of having violated his probation on a 2004 drunken-driving charge by driving under the influence this week.

The 40-year-old…

Phil Spector Jury Still Deliberating

The jury in the Phil Spector case is still deliberating, more than two weeks after it began considering a second-degree murder charge against the famed music producer.

The nine-man, three-woman…

‘You Ring We Spring’ Helps O.J.

O.J. Simpson’s release from jail has put the spotlight on the company that helped O.J. Simpson make bail.

Miguel Pereira of You Ring We Spring Bail Bonds said Simpson had…

Bail Set for OJ Simpson

In a sign that things may be looking up for O.J. Simpson, a Nevada judge set bail for the handcuffed former football star at $125,000 during his arraignment today.

Simpson…

No Celebrity Breaks for OJ Simpson

Updated: As the day progressed, it didn’t improve for former football superstar O.J. Simpson.

Simpson, who is being held without bail due to a claimed risk that he will flee…

Possible O.J. Legal Fee is Half a Million

If O.J. Simpson hires a Las Vegas lawyer to defend him on armed robbery charges, he’ll likely have to pony up about $500,000.

That’s the going rate in the city,…

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