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  1. Bill Cosby Now Has 20 Lawyers Defending His Sexual Abuse Cases

    6:00 am 4/22/2016

    Assault, libel and racketeering: A veritable army of attorneys is working for the disgraced comic as a criminal case moves forward and female accusers seek millions on both coasts.Read more

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  2. A Hollywood Power Lawyer's Lost Memoir on Birthing Independent Film

    12:00 pm 4/21/2016

    An excerpt from Leon Kaplan’s unfinished memoir (he died in 2003) reveals the breakup of the studio system, the sale of United Artists involving Charlie Chaplin and how 'The African Queen' set a model for future films. Read more

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  3. How to Divorce in Hollywood: Plan for Your Future Ex's Reality Show

    9:00 am 4/21/2016

    Top family attorneys reveal their advice on new trends impacting marriage dissolution.Read more

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  4. 'Bones' Lawsuit: How a Hit TV Show Loses Money

    6:00 am 4/21/2016

    An audit connected with a lawsuit filed in November by executive producer Barry Josephson reveals the show took in $518 million in just the first seven of its 11 seasons but lost nearly $45 million.Read more

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  5. Why Donald Trump Turned to This Hollywood Lawyer to Defend Trump University

    5:25 am 4/21/2016

    Daniel Petrocelli, who made his name in the O.J. Simpson civil trial and has repped everyone from Disney to Kesha, is defending the GOP frontrunner in a case headed to trial just as the election heats up.Read more

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  6. How Many F-Bombs Is Too Many for FX? Meet the Attorney Who Decides

    6:00 am 4/20/2016

    Rita Tuzon, who will be honored with the Raising the Bar Award at THR's Power Lawyers 2016 breakfast, half-jokes of sparring with boundary-pushing TV creators like Ryan Murphy and Kurt Sutter: "It's not integral to [any] show to put 22 f-bombs in."Read more

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  7. Michael Jackson Estate Faces Billion-Dollar Tax Court Battle

    5:30 am 4/20/2016

    How much was the King of Pop's name and image worth when he died? The estate says $2,105, but the IRS insists its value is more than $434 million. "This is bizarre," says the estate's lead attorney, Howard Weitzman. Read more

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  8. Power Lawyers: The Hollywood Reporter's 2015 Lunch

    10:50 am 5/5/2015

    'Boston Legal,' 'The Good Wife,' or of course, Gregory Peck, The Hollywood Reporter's power lawyers share their favorite on-screen attorneys at the 2015 Power Lawyer Lunch.Read more

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  9. Top 12 Entertainment Law Schools Revealed

    8:30 am 4/29/2015

    UCLA takes the No. 1 spot again.Read more

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