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  1. Megaupload's Motion to Dismiss Copyright Case Denied by U.S. Judge

    October 09, 2012 12:25 PM EDT U.S. District Court Judge Liam O'Grady has rejected Megaupload's attempt to escape prosecution for allegedly committing massive copyright infringement. Attorneys for Megaupload argued that the company was foreign-based and that the U.S. ...

  2. Phil Spector Murder Case Set for Appeals Arguments

    April 12, 2011 7:10 AM EDT While legendary music producer Phil Spector sits in prison, his lawyers are poised to urge an appellate court to throw out his second-degree murder conviction and grant a new trial on grounds of judicial error and prosecutorial misconduct. Oral ar ...

  3. Feds: Roc-A-Fella Founder Part of NY-Fla. Pot Ring

    October 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Raids targeting a wholesale marijuana ring based in New York and Florida resulted in the arrests of 45 people, including one of the founders of the Roc-A-Fella record label, prosecutors said Friday. Kareem Burke, who started the hip-hop label with ...

  4. Fernanda Romero On Trial Accused Of Marriage Sham

    August 24, 2010 12:00 AM EDT By all accounts, the marriage ceremony of Fernanda Romero and Kent Ross was a modest affair, but federal prosecutors are seeking to prove it was also a crime. Romero, a Mexican-born singer, actress and model who has achieved moderate fame in her h ...

  5. Appeal Filed In Phil Spector Case

    March 12, 2010 12:00 AM EST Lawyers for Phil Spector have asked an appellate court to throw out his second-degree murder conviction on grounds of judicial error and prosecutorial misconduct. In an extremely detailed 148-page brief filed Wednesday (March 10), the attorneys ci ...

  6. Jackson's Doctor Meets With Legal Team

    February 03, 2010 12:00 AM EST Michael Jackson's physician has been strategizing with his team of defense attorneys and is ready to surrender to authorities if prosecutors file charges, the doctor's attorney said. Dr. Conrad Murray, who has a practice in Houston, came ...

  7. Belgian Collecting Society SABAM Under Fire

    July 29, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Brussels public prosecutor has accused authors' and publishers collecting society SABAM of the incorrect distribution of royalties to the rightful authors, composers and publishers. The decision of the prosecutor is based on the results o ...

  8. Guilty Verdict Against Australian CD Pirate

    May 26, 2009 12:00 AM EDT An Australian man who imported and sold thousands of illegal CDs and DVDs has landed 15 convictions for copyright offenses. Yong Hong Lin was found guilty in the Sydney District Court on May 21, following a three-week trial and more than 12 hours ...

  9. Uni France Prez Implicated In Tax Evasion Case

    December 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST A French prosecutor is asking for a six-month suspended sentence and a €25,000 ($33,000) fine against Universal Music France chairman/CEO Pascal Negre. LONDON -- A French prosecutor is asking for a six-month suspended sentence and a €25, ...

  10. Uni France Prez Implicated In Tax Evasion Case

    December 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Prosecutor demands suspended sentence, fine. Prosecutor demands suspended sentence, fine. News ...

  11. 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 ...

  12. Legal Matters

    May 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Prosecutors turn the screws on Michael Jackson, opting to file a conspiracy charge against the singer. Read Samantha Chang's column. Prosecutors turn the screws on Michael Jackson, opting to file a conspiracy charge against the singer. Read S ...

  13. Trintignant Murder Trial Verdict Due

    March 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST The prosecutor at a tribunal in Vilnius, Lithuania, has called for a nine-year jail sentence against Bertrand Cantat. The French singer faces charges of homicide after his companion, the actress Marie The prosecutor at a tribunal in Vilnius, Lithu ...

  14. Florida Drops Child Porn Charges Against R. Kelly

    March 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Evidence ruled inadmissible in court. Florida prosecutors dropped child pornography charges against R&B singer R. Kelly today (March 17), six days after a judge ruled sex photos were illegally seized from his home. Prosecutors in central Flori ...

  15. Seven R. Kelly Charges Dropped

    February 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST Prosecutors say they are narrowing their case. Prosecutors say they are narrowing their case. News ...

  16. Seven R. Kelly Charges Dropped

    February 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST A representative from the Cook County State's Attorney's office in Chicago says prosecutors today (Feb. 27) agreed to drop seven of 21 counts against R. Kelly in the R&B star's ongoing child porno A representative from the C ...