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Who Owns Lee Harvey Oswald’s Coffin?

At the moment nobody knows, but the New York Times reports that a judge in Fort Worth is stuck deciding this question. Oswald was exhumed in 1981 to make sure it was really him in there, and after tests confirmed his identity…


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UPDATE: Manson Camp Denies Wedding-Registry Claims

Over at vocativ, Molly Fitzpatrick reports that the "Manson camp" (her phrase) is denying reports like these that Manson and his 26-year-old fiancée, who were recently issued a marriage license, have registered at Bed, Bath, & Beyond, or anywhere else for that…


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UPDATE: Rick Springfield’s Butt Will Face Retrial

You will be pleased to know that the plaintiff who accuses Rick Springfield of assaulting her with his butt has not given up despite an earlier mistrial. According to the Syracuse Post-Standard, lawyers for Springfield and plaintiff Vicki Calcagno were back in court…


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Judge Skeptical of Joe Francis’s Explanation

My guess would be that the headline above would apply to pretty much any explanation Joe Francis has ever given a judge, and probably to any explanation he's ever given, period. In this case it applies to the explanation he…


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“Like Your Client, This Claim Won’t Fly”

Think I'll add a new category for legal correspondence, and this letter is going in it. It's from a lawyer representing Dan Bilzerian. I'd never heard of him, but Legal Cheek describes him as "Instagram playboy Dan Bilzerian" and "Instagram sensation Dan Bilzerian"…


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Bieber Deposed

And surprise! He's a complete tool. TMZ has posted several clips taken from the Biebs' recent 4.5-hour deposition in a case involving allegations that his bodyguard beat up a photographer. In this clip, which TMZ calls "Arrogant Bieber," it has…



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Bieber Faces Felony Egging Charge

According to the L.A. Times, the Biebster is one of eight people who were detained this morning while police searched his home, allegedly looking for evidence showing who egged his neighbor's house last Thursday. This is ridiculous for lots of…


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O.J. Simpson Set Free

…from having to worry about how Judge Linda Bell would rule on his state habeas petition, because she just denied it. So the waiting is over. Oh, he'll probably die in prison. Sorry, I should have been more clear. Yes,…


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Springfield’s Buttocks Surface; Plaintiff’s Lawyer Comments

Updating an important story from last week (see "Mistrial Declared in Rick Springfield's Buttocks-Assault Case" (Nov. 20)), two new developments. First, The Picture has been released to the media: To be specific, this is the picture the plaintiff claims she took…