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Polanski Lawyers Cite Dying Witness as Reason to Hold Hearing Soon

Jeff Norman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jeff Norman

Larry Silver, the attorney for Polanski's victim, Samantha Geimer, has confirmed that a mystery witness in the Roman Polanski case is "gravely ill."

Pellicano Trial: Pellicano To Testify And A Reminder That Many Wiretappers Were Never Charged

Allison Hope Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Allison Hope Weiner

The day started off with a not-so-surprising announcement. While the other defense attorneys struggled to keep on their game faces, Mr. Pellicano announced his intention to testify in his own defense.

Pellicano Trial: The Prosecutors Take The Stand In Mistrial Motion

Allison Hope Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Allison Hope Weiner

The Judge, who seemed ready to pluck out her own eyeballs at the stupidity of the government not turning over this evidence and who has been reading motions on this case around the clock, also wasn't happy with Mr. Hummel.

Pellicano Trial: Attempt at a Mistrial and the Bert Fields Wait Goes On

Allison Hope Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Allison Hope Weiner

Bert Fields is sitting across the room with his attorney, Brian Sun, as well as a pack of other attorneys who are simultaneously laughing at all of Bert's jokes.

Pellicano Trial: Judge Denies Mistrial

Allison Hope Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Allison Hope Weiner

So, the Judge wasn't buying it... She said that she was willing to give a curative instruction to the jury about this whole matter, but that there would be no mistrial.

Pellicano Trial: Arneson Did Work For Many Famous Clients

Allison Hope Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Allison Hope Weiner

Mr. Arneson checked the security on some homes of Pellicano's famous clients- including Nicholas Cage... In very juicy testimony, Arneson testified about how Pellicano assisted investigating prostitution rings.

Pellicano Trial: Taxpayer Money Working for Pellicano and Looking Forward to Bert Fields

Allison Hope Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Allison Hope Weiner

"You were paid to investigate crimes and your salary was paid by the people of Los Angeles," pointed out Mr. Saunders. But instead, Saunders added, you were busy spending hours looking up people for Mr. Pellicano.

Pellicano Trial: Striking Murder, Bugging Conde Nast and Ovitz's Interview with Vanity Fair

Allison Hope Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Allison Hope Weiner

There is evidence that Mr. Pellicano obtained an advance copy of a 2002 Vanity Fair article about then-client, Michael Ovitz -- in which he referred to a 'gay mafia.'

Pellicano Trial: FBI Experts, Computer Hacking And Crazy Cross Examination

Allison Hope Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Allison Hope Weiner

Mr. Hummel established that there were several other LAPD officers who conducted database inquiries on Anita Busch as well as on Kissandra Cohen, an attorney Mr. Pellicano is alleged to have wiretapped.