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Oct 2, 2015

Lawyers recoup $600K for Michael Jackson memorabilia collector

BOSTON – It may not have been as easy as 1-2-3, but a pair of Boston lawyers has helped recoup $600,000 for a client who got the bad end of an unauthorized private sale of his Michael Jackson memorabilia. In 2009, Peter Slingluff, a longtime collector of rock ‘n’ roll and pop memorabilia, consigned two […]

Jan 15, 2014

Michael Jackson’s estate, insurer settle before hearing

LOS ANGELES — A lawsuit over the payout of a $17.5 million policy related to Michael Jackson’s planned comeback concerts has been settled, attorneys told a judge on Wednesday. Lawyers for Certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s of London and for Jackson’s estate announced the settlement before a hearing that would have altered what evidence could be […]

Sep 9, 2013

AEG execs dismissed from Jackson suit

LOS ANGELES — A judge on Monday dismissed two executives from a negligence lawsuit filed by Michael Jackson’s mother and allowed the case to proceed against AEG Live LLC, the promoter of his planned comeback concerts. Superior Court Judge Yvette Palazuelos said lawyers for Katherine Jackson hadn’t shown enough evidence that Randy Phillips, CEO of […]

Apr 29, 2013

Jacksons’ wrongful death case against AEG underway

LOS ANGELES — Michael Jackson’s struggle against drug addiction was put on display Monday during opening statements at his mother’s wrongful death case against concert giant AEG Live. Competing portraits of Jackson emerged during the first hours of the trial, with Katherine Jackson’s attorney acknowledging the pop star’s drug problems while also trying to show […]

Apr 29, 2013

Law blog roundup

Justice Clarence Thomas was a fan of country crooner George Jones.

Sep 12, 2012

Concert giant seeks drafts of Jermaine Jackson’s book

LOS ANGELES — Concert giant AEG Live is seeking book drafts and manuscripts by Jermaine Jackson that it claims may reveal details about his superstar brother that will help its defense in a lawsuit filed by the singers’ mother. AEG is seeking drafts and manuscripts of Jackson’s recent book, “You Are Not Alone,” as well […]

Nov 7, 2011

Dr. Conrad Murray convicted in Michael Jackson drug death

LOS ANGELES — Michael Jackson’s doctor was convicted Monday of involuntary manslaughter after a trial that painted him as a reckless caregiver who administered a lethal dose of a powerful anesthetic that killed the pop star. The verdict against Dr. Conrad Murray marked the latest chapter in one of pop culture’s most shocking tragedies — […]

Oct 24, 2011

Defense case begins for doctor in Michael Jackson’s death

LOS ANGELES — Defense attorneys for the doctor accused of killing Michael Jackson began their case Monday after prosecutors presented a portrait of the physician as the inept, distracted engineer of the King of Pop’s death. The first defense witnesses were Dona Norris, a records custodian for the Beverly Hills Police Department, who identified time […]

May 2, 2011

Trial of Michael Jackson doctor delayed until September

The long-awaited trial of the doctor charged in Michael Jackson’s drug death was delayed Monday for four months, with a judge saying defense lawyers needed additional preparation time to effectively represent their client. Superior Court Judge Michael Pastor said he was more concerned with justice for Dr. Conrad Murray than with the speed of the […]

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