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Hard Time for Others, But Not Hilton

There’s one obvious reason why Paris Hilton was released from a California prison, after serving only three days of a 45-day sentence for violating her probation for an alcohol-related driving…

Hearing Today on Paris Hilton Release

Paris Hilton could be sent back to jail in an emergency hearing today before the judge who originally sentenced her for violating probation.

Superior Court Judge Michael T. Sauer ordered the hearing after prosecutors yesterday claimed Hilton got special treatment from the sheriff’s department, according to the Los Angeles Times.

Baca said Hilton’s release to her home, where she is wearing an ankle bracelet, did not involve favoritism. “The minute I was informed by the doctors about her medical condition, I realized the system was not able to respond effectively to these problems,” he told the newspaper.

Paris Hilton Out of Jail

Paris Hilton was released from jail today after spending a little more than three days there. She remains under house arrest.

She was released because of a medical condition, Newsday reports.

Paris Hilton Begins Jail Term

Paris Hilton surrendered to Los Angeles County deputies yesterday to begin serving an estimated 23-day sentence.

Sheriff’s spokesman Steve Whitmore told the Los Angeles Times that…

Celebrity Lawyer Chauffeurs Lohan to Rehab

Law practice for a well-known celebrity lawyer in Los Angeles recently required a stint behind the wheel as a celebrity chauffeur.

Celebrity criminal defense lawyer Blair Berk was spotted behind…

Columnist: It’s Time for Paris Hilton to Pay Price

Calif. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger reportedly says he’s open to letters or petitions calling for him to show mercy on hotel heiress Paris Hilton, now tearfully seeking a legal escape route…

Prison Overcrowding May Help Paris Hilton

Paris Hilton may not have to serve her entire 45-day sentence for driving on a suspended license.

She may benefit from good-time credits and prison overcrowding, according to the

This Just In: Paris Hilton Hires New Lawyer

Hotel heiress Paris Hilton, sentenced last week to 45 days in jail for probation violation, has apparently hired a new lawyer, but reports that she has fired her original counsel…

Paris to Appeal, Seek Schwarzenegger Pardon

Lawyer for Paris Hilton have filed notice they will appeal her 45-day sentence for driving on a suspended license.

The document did not reveal possible legal arguments, but Hilton’s attorney…

Paris Hilton Judge Amazed at Publicity

The judge who sentenced Paris Hilton to 45 days in jail is hardworking, unassuming and not given to grandstanding for the cameras.

Lawyers who argue cases in front of Judge…

Party Over for Paris, Hotel Heiress Headed to Jail

A Los Angeles judge put the brakes on hotel heiress Paris Hilton’s notorious party lifestyle today, when he sentenced her to a 45-day jail term for violating her probation in…