Spears' Driver's License Case Dismissed
The criminal driving-without-a-license case against Britney Spears in Los Angeles has been dismissed.The criminal driving-without-a-license case against Britney Spears in Los Angeles has been dismissed.
A mistrial was declared this morning (Oct. 20) when jurors said they couldn't come up with a unanimous decision following two full days of deliberations. Jurors were deadlocked 10-2 in favor of acquitting the pop singer of any wrongdoing.
A couple of hours later, prosecutors said they would not pursue the criminal case further, and the case was dismissed.
Spears hit a parked car last year while driving in California on her Louisiana license. Her attorney said she didn't meet the state's residency requirements and was within the law.
But prosecutors said the 26-year-old needed a license because she was married, had two children and filed for divorce in Los Angeles -- and was ostensibly a California resident.
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