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Oct 9, 2017

Lawyer ignores client, concedes guilt in capital case

Gideon, medical marijuana and battered-woman syndrome round out roundup.

Jul 9, 2014

Dodgers found partly responsible in fan beating

A San Francisco Giants fan who suffered brain damage in a beating at Dodger Stadium won his negligence suit against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday, but former owner Frank McCourt was absolved by the jury.

Apr 23, 2012

Law blog roundup

It’s Monday but look at the bright side: We don’t have snow (as long as you’re not in Garrett County) and we do have the roundup. — Filmmaking lawyer uses power of deduction to defeat the Internal Revenue Service. — A lawyer with Magic will be the Los Angeles Dodgers new principal owner. — Whom would […]

Apr 13, 2012

Dodgers’ revised reorganization plan before judge

WILMINGTON, Del. — A federal bankruptcy court judge in Delaware is deciding whether to approve a revised reorganization plan by the Los Angeles Dodgers that would put the team on track to exit bankruptcy by April 30. The team said earlier this week that it expects U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Gross will confirm Frank McCourt’s […]

Apr 6, 2012

Dodgers say bankruptcy case is on track

DOVER, Del. — The Los Angeles Dodgers say they are on track to exit bankruptcy as planned on April 30. The franchise filed an amended reorganization plan Friday in a bankruptcy court in Delaware. The revised plan is based on an agreement announced last week to sell the team for more than $2 billion, which […]

Feb 6, 2012

Law blog roundup

What a game! Pitchers and catchers report in two weeks! Law blog roundup! Here are some news items to get the week started. — It was the best of times; it was the worst of times — for lawyers. — L.A. Dodgers pitch a defense in case of injured San Francisco Giants fan. — How […]

Nov 21, 2011

Dodgers bankruptcy judge cancels hearing

DOVER, Del. — A Delaware bankruptcy judge has canceled a hearing on a request by Fox Sports to delay consideration of the Los Angeles Dodgers’ plan to sell media rights to future games. The judge was to hear arguments Tuesday on whether to postpone a Nov. 30 hearing on approval of the Dodgers’ proposed sale […]

Nov 16, 2011

Dodgers say Fox trying to interfere with sale

DOVER, Del. — The Los Angeles Dodgers are complaining that a Fox subsidiary is illegally trying to interfere with efforts to sell the team and it assets, including media rights to future games. Dodgers attorneys filed a complaint Wednesday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware, alleging lawyers for Fox Sports Net West, which runs the […]

Oct 17, 2011

McCourts OK divorce deal; he gets Dodgers

LOS ANGELES — Frank and Jamie McCourt have reached a settlement in a costly and nasty feud over control of the Los Angeles Dodgers, paving the way for a showdown in bankruptcy court between the embattled team owner and Major League Baseball. The deal was struck between the former couple, but the terms will not […]

Oct 11, 2011

MLB ends effort to disqualify Dodgers attorneys

DOVER, Del. — Attorneys for Major League Baseball are no longer trying to disqualify attorneys representing the Los Angeles Dodgers in the team’s bankruptcy case. In a stipulation filed this week in advance of a Wednesday hearing, league attorneys said they were withdrawing the motion at the suggestion of a court-appointed mediator. League attorneys had […]

Sep 28, 2011

Fox Sports enters Dodgers court saga with lawsuit

DOVER, Del. — Fox Sports fired the latest salvo in the tug of war between Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt and Major League Baseball in a lawsuit against the troubled franchise. In a filing late Tuesday, Fox Sports Net West asked a Delaware bankruptcy judge to reject any proposed sale of the Dodgers’ television […]

Jul 20, 2011

Bankruptcy hearing on Dodgers financing begins

WILMINGTON — A judge in Delaware has begun a hearing to determine whether to grant final approval to the Los Angeles Dodgers’ proposed $150 million bankruptcy financing plan. Wednesday’s hearing began with the Dodgers’ official committee of unsecured creditors withdrawing its objection to the team’s proposed hedge fund financing after minor modifications were made to [&he[...]

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