Girls Gone Wild creator Joe Francis has been jailed for 270 days and handed a three year probation for attacking a woman at his Los Angeles mansion.
Los Angeles Superior Court
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Tuesday 14 April 2009
Tuesday 14 April 2009
Sunday 29 March 2009
It was merely a matter of time: Twitter, the latest social networking phenomenon, appears to have sparked its first libel action. And perhaps inevitably, singer Courtney Love, well known for sounding off online, is at its centre.
Wednesday 25 March 2009
Monday 23 March 2009
Six years after actress Lana Clarkson died of a gunshot wound at Phil Spector's hilltop mansion, lawyers will once again deliver final arguments to a jury in the legendary music producer's murder trial.
Thursday 19 March 2009
Tuesday 17 March 2009
The family of a Connecticut woman mauled by a chimpanzee last month filed preliminary legal papers seeking $50 million in damages against the primate's owner.
Thursday 05 March 2009
Michael Jackson has announced a series of London shows after a long absence from the concert circuit.
Thursday 19 February 2009
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Thursday 04 December 2008
Wednesday 03 December 2008
Lawyers for Roman Polanski, a fugitive for 30 years in a notorious sex case involving a 13-year-old girl, filed a request in Los Angeles to dismiss the charge against him because of prosecutorial and judicial misconduct.
Thursday 30 October 2008
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Sunday 24 August 2008
There are those who maintain that Americans don't understand irony. James Frey (inset) does, or he couldn't have given this book such an optimistic title. It is the second-grimmest book about America of recent years: the first was his widely-acclaimed so-called memoir, A Million Little Pieces, which proved to be largely invented and caused a furore. Eventually, people who bought it were offered their money back: some took up the offer.
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