Michael Jackson

  1. Jackson Sued Over Beatles Library Finances

    July 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Prescient Acquisition Group claims breach of contract. A financial company specializing in asset acquisition sued Michael Jackson on Monday, saying it is owed $48 million in fees for rescuing the singer's stake in the publishing rights to son ...

  2. Michael Jackson Found Not Guilty On All Counts

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Pop superstar Michael Jackson was found not guilty on all counts of his child molestation trial today (June 13) in Santa Maria, Calif. Jackson, 46, had been charged with molesting a 13-year-old cancer Pop superstar Michael Jackson was found not gu ...

  3. Update: Jackson Trial Resumes After Arrest Threat

    March 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Michael Jackson arrived late to his child molestation trial Thursday to face a judge who threatened to arrest him and revoke his $3 million bail, but the judge took no action against the singer in ope SANTA MARIA, Calif. (AP) -- Michael Jackson ar ...

  4. Testimony Begins In Jackson Case

    March 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST SANTA MARIA, Calif. (AP) -- Michael Jackson's lawyer told jurors in a powerful opening statement Tuesday (March 1) that authorities found no DNA evidence in the entertainer's bedroom to support child SANTA MARIA, Calif. (AP) -- Michael J ...

  5. Accuser's Mother In The Jackson Jury Hot Seat

    February 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Jurors allowed evidence regarding her credibility. SANTA MARIA, Calif. - Jurors in Michael Jackson's child molestation trial will be allowed to hear evidence that the accuser's mother had made allegations of improper touching against sto ...

  6. Jackson Out Of Hospital

    February 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Michael Jackson was recovering from flu symptoms and was in good spirits after a short hospital stay that prompted another delay in his child molestation trial, a doctor said. SANTA MARIA, Calif. (AP) -- Michael Jackson was recovering from flu sym ...

  7. Jackson Hospitalized En Route To Court

    February 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Update: Singer has flu. SANTA MARIA, Calif. (AP) -- Michael Jackson was taken to the hospital with the flu Tuesday morning, the judge in the singer's child molestation trial said. The development delayed jury selection a week. Judge Rodney Me ...

  8. Michael Jackson Fans Gather at Courthouse

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Dozens of dancing, hollering fans gathered outside a courthouse Monday (Jan. 31) as Michael Jackson's child molestation case headed to trial. SANTA MARIA, Calif. (AP) -- Dozens of dancing, hollering fans gathered outside a courthouse Monday ( ...

  9. Stones, Queen, Robbie Among U.K. Hall Of Famers

    November 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Cliff Richard, the Rolling Stones, Queen, Michael Jackson and Robbie Williams were chosen by fans to be inducted into the U.K. Music Hall of Fame at the inaugural ceremony tonight (Nov. 11) at London' Cliff Richard, the Rolling Stones, Queen, ...

  10. Stones, Queen, Robbie Among U.K. Hall Of Famers

    November 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Cliff Richard, the Rolling Stones, Queen, Michael Jackson and Robbie Williams were chosen by fans to be inducted into the U.K. Music Hall of Fame at the inaugural ceremony tonight (Nov. 11) at London' Cliff Richard, the Rolling Stones, Queen, ...

  11. Tuned In: The Tube

    October 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Eminem's parody of Michael Jackson in his video "Just Lose It" leads BET to drop it from its playlist. Read Carla Hay's column. Eminem's parody of Michael Jackson in his video "Just Lose It" leads BET to drop it ...

  12. Tuned In: The Tube

    October 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Eminem's parody of Michael Jackson in his video "Just Lose It" leads BET to drop it from its playlist. Read Carla Hay's column. Eminem's parody of Michael Jackson in his video "Just Lose It" leads BET to drop it ...

  13. Jackson's Lawyers Seek More Time For Case

    July 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In a motion marked by unusually confrontational language, Michael Jackson's defense team called the investigation of him "breathtaking" and his prosecution on child molestation charges an effort to "t In a motion marked by unus ...

  14. Phil Spector Sues Robert Shapiro Over $1.5M Retainer

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Producer Phil Spector has filed suit against his former attorney and longtime friend Robert Shapiro, in an attempt to reclaim a $1.5 million retainer Shapiro took when he represented Spector in his on Phil Spector Sues Robert Shapiro Over $1.5M Re ...

  15. Objectors Slam Monti's Approval Of Sony-BMG Merger

    June 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Following word June 17 that European Union Competition Commissioner Mario Monti will recommend approval of the proposed merger of Sony Music and BMG, independent labels, retailers and consumer groups Objectors Slam Monti's Approval Of Sony-BM ...

  16. Jackson Pleads Innocent To Molestation Charges

    April 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Michael Jackson pled not guilty today (April 30) in Santa Maria, Calif., to an indictment charging him with child molestation and a conspiracy count alleging child abduction, false imprisonment and ex Michael Jackson pled not guilty today (April 3 ...

  17. Jackson Defense May Challenge Indictment

    April 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The indictment of Michael Jackson on child molestation charges is just the beginning of a legal journey into a maze of grand jury regulations, with the defense poised to challenge it as having been co The indictment of Michael Jackson on child mol ...

  18. Michael Jackson Indicted In California: Reports

    April 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A California grand jury investigating child molestation accusations against Michael Jackson indicted the pop star on Wednesday, U.S. television networks ABC, NBC and CNN reported. A California grand jury investigating child molestation accusations ...

  19. Jackson Wins Case to Shut Down Web Site

    April 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Pop star Michael Jackson has won a legal fight to shut down a pay-per-view Web site operated by a New Jersey man once awarded a warehouse full of Jackson family memorabilia. Pop star Michael Jackson has won a legal fight to shut down a pay-per-vie ...

  20. Jackson: Jury Should View Exculpatory Evidence

    April 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Michael Jackson wants the grand jury investigating child molestation charges against him to hear new evidence that he says prove his innocence. NEW YORK--Michael Jackson wants the grand jury investigating child molestation charges against him to h ...

  21. Jackson's Contract Suit Vs. UMG Advances

    March 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has cleared the way for Michael Jackson to pursue a lawsuit against Universal Music Group for breach of contract. NEW YORK--A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has cleared the way for Michael Jackson to pursue a l ...

  22. Top News From Entertainment Law Weekly

    March 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST L.A. court clears Michael Jackson to conduct an audit of UMG's books under a breach-of-contract suit. Major film studios indicate they are willing to subsidize a transition to digital cinema. Manatt P L.A. court clears Michael Jackson to cond ...

  23. Jackson's Contract Suit Vs. UMG Advances

    March 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST NEW YORK--A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has cleared the way for Michael Jackson to pursue a lawsuit against Universal Music Group for breach of contract. Jackson can now conduct an audit of UMG's BMI Licenses Songs To Digital Jukebox Fir ...

  24. Lawyers Return To Court In Jackson Case

    February 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Lawyers are returning to court today (Feb. 13) in Santa Barbara, Calif., to set a date for Michael Jackson's preliminary hearing in his child-molestation case. Lawyers are returning to court today (Feb. 13) in Santa Barbara, Calif., to set a ...

  25. Hearing Delayed In Jackson/Universal Case

    January 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST A judge delayed a hearing Wednesday in Michael Jackson's lawsuit against Universal Music Group that claims the world's largest record company owes the pop star royalties for the rerelease of songs he A judge delayed a hearing Wednesday i ...

  26. Jackson Pleads Innocent To Sex Charges

    January 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Michael Jackson pleaded innocent today (Jan. 16) to child-molestation charges as a throng of news media and fans swarmed around the small courthouse in the semi-rural central California town of Santa Michael Jackson pleaded innocent today (Jan. 16 ...

  27. Jackson Pleads Innocent To Sex Charges

    January 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Michael Jackson pleaded innocent today (Jan. 16) to child-molestation charges as a throng of news media and fans swarmed around the small courthouse in the semi-rural central California town of Santa Michael Jackson pleaded innocent today (Jan. 16 ...

  28. Jackson Pleads Innocent To Sex Charges

    January 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Michael Jackson pleaded innocent today (Jan. 16) to child-molestation charges as a throng of news media and fans swarmed around the small courthouse in the semi-rural central California town of Santa Michael Jackson pleaded innocent today (Jan. 16 ...

  29. Jackson Returns Passport To Authorities

    January 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Michael Jackson turns over travelling papers Michael Jackson turns over travelling papers News Michael Jackson ...

  30. Jackson Returns Passport To Authorities

    January 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Singer again surrenders his travelling papers Michael Jackson has again surrendered the passport authorities briefly returned to him so he could travel to Great Britain on business, although there was no indication he ever used it. Santa Barbara C ...

  31. Michael Jackson Charged With Molestation

    December 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST "King of Pop" Michael Jackson was formally charged today with nine counts of sexual molestation and he is in a heap of trouble now. Read these wonderful lines from Reuters. You really believe that is "King of Pop" Michael Jacks ...

  32. Michael Jackson Charged With Molestation

    December 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST Michael Jackson was charged on Thursday with nine counts of child molestation against a youth under the age of 14, including seven "lewd acts" committed earlier this year. Michael Jackson was charged on Thursday with nine counts of child ...

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