Ms. Janice Brenman is a former prosecutor who was in private practice in Los Angeles from 2001 to 2012 representing nearly 8,000 individuals in over 42 states. She also did 9th Circuit Federal Appeals from 2007 to 2012. She has commented in major legal publications on the subject of legal reform and celebrity influence on the legal system...Read more
Super Bowl XLVI is fast approaching, pitting New York Giants against New England Patriots. These same teams met 4 years ago, and many recall the famed fourth quarter “helmet” catch from Giants backup wide receiver, David Tyree, as being fundamental in the victory. Now, the big game will be held at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, home to the Colts. There is a no odds on favorite. The halftime show will feature a performance by recording artist Madonna; previous halftime shows featured luminary stars The Black Eyed Peas, The Who, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Prince, the Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney and U2. Lady Justice will have hors d’ouvres heating up for the action…and the commercials of course.
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Michael Pastor sentenced Conrad Murray to 4 years in prison, the maximum sentence for this particular charge of involuntary manslaughter. Pastor’s sentencing was rife with scathing comments about Murray’s blatant, ongoing negligence towards his sole patient; including lies to cover said negligent acts; the absence of remorse for his actions; and, the fact that he remains dangerous to the community at large. Pastor also ruled Murray is required to make restitution to the Estate of Jackson, his children, and other family members.