Celebrity legal affairs

March 05, 2018 - 11:43 am
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A Tennessee rapper has pleaded guilty to a weapons charge filed after he was arrested with a gun following a shooting at a Little Rock nightclub that left 25 injured last summer. Ricky Hampton entered a plea Monday in Little Rock federal court. Under terms of a plea...
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Bill Cosby, center, arrives for a pretrial hearing in his sexual assault case at the Montgomery County Courthouse, Monday, March 5, 2018, in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
March 05, 2018 - 10:23 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A day after Hollywood's first Oscars of the #MeToo era, Bill Cosby is going to court on Monday to stop some of his dozens of accusers from testifying at his April 2 sexual assault retrial. Cosby's retooled defense team, led by former Michael Jackson lawyer Tom Mesereau, is...
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Bill Cosby, center, arrives for a pretrial hearing in his sexual assault case at the Montgomery County Courthouse, Monday, March 5, 2018, in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
March 05, 2018 - 9:26 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A day after Hollywood's first Oscars of the #MeToo era, Bill Cosby is going to court on Monday to stop some of his dozens of accusers from testifying at his April 2 sexual assault retrial. Cosby's retooled defense team, led by former Michael Jackson lawyer Tom Mesereau, is...
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Bill Cosby, center, arrives for a pretrial hearing in his sexual assault case at the Montgomery County Courthouse, Monday, March 5, 2018, in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
March 05, 2018 - 9:25 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on a pretrial hearing in Bill Cosby's sexual assault case (all times local): 9:15 a.m. Bill Cosby has arrived in court for the start of a pretrial hearing in his sexual assault case. The 80-year-old comedian entered a suburban Philadelphia courtroom Monday on the...
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FILE - This combination of file photos shows Andrea Constand, left, walking to the courtroom during Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial June 6, 2017, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.; and Bill Cosby, right, arriving for his sexual assault trial June 16, 2017, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown. Cosby is set to attend a Monday, March 5, 2018, pretrial hearing leading up to the entertainer's retrial on charges he drugged and sexually assaulted Constand at his home near Philadelphia. Prosecutors are seeking to call as many as 19 other accusers to the witness stand during the retrial, in an attempt to show Cosby had a five-decade pattern of drugging and harming women. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
March 04, 2018 - 10:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A day after Hollywood's first Oscars of the #MeToo era, Bill Cosby is going to court on Monday to stop some of his dozens of accusers from testifying at his April 2 sexual assault retrial. Cosby's retooled defense team, led by former Michael Jackson lawyer Tom Mesereau, is due...
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FILE - This combination of file photos shows Andrea Constand, left, walking to the courtroom during Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial June 6, 2017, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.; and Bill Cosby, right, arriving for his sexual assault trial June 16, 2017, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown. Cosby is set to attend a Monday, March 5, 2018, pretrial hearing leading up to the entertainer's retrial on charges he drugged and sexually assaulted Constand at his home near Philadelphia. Prosecutors are seeking to call as many as 19 other accusers to the witness stand during the retrial, in an attempt to show Cosby had a five-decade pattern of drugging and harming women. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
March 04, 2018 - 10:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby is going to court to stop some of his dozens of accusers from testifying at his April 2 sexual assault retrial. Cosby's retooled defense team is due to clash with prosecutors over the potential witnesses at a pretrial hearing on Monday. Prosecutors want to call as...
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March 04, 2018 - 11:57 am
LONDON (AP) — Annie Lennox says she plans to remain a global ambassador for Oxfam despite allegations of sexual misconduct by some of the charity's employees during a relief operation in Haiti. The former Eurythmics singer told the Sunday Times magazine she was not going to "walk away" from the...
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March 03, 2018 - 7:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Julianne Moore is joining the chorus of advocates calling on New York state lawmakers to allow victims of child sexual abuse to seek justice from the courts decades later. Moore said in an op-ed in the Daily News on Friday that she was "shocked" to learn that New York is one...
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March 03, 2018 - 6:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Julianne Moore is joining the chorus of advocates calling on New York state lawmakers to allow victims of child sexual abuse to seek justice from the courts decades later. Moore said in an op-ed in the Daily News on Friday that she was "shocked" to learn that New York is one...
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March 03, 2018 - 10:38 am
LONDON (AP) — A 17-year-old Welsh teen has been sentenced to at least 11 years in prison after being convicted of plotting an Islamic State-inspired attack on various targets including a Justin Bieber concert. Judge Mark Wall on Friday sentenced Lloyd Gunton to an indeterminate sentence after...
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