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2023 in review: From Tory Lanez to EmRata and Vlad, here are my favorite articles and interviews.

Feds want corrupt LA politician Jose Huizar to do 13 years for RICO pay-to-play conspiracy

Danny Masterson is now in state prison. Here's what's going on with the Scientology lawsuits.

Comedian Kevin Hart has sued YouTuber Tasha K. Here's the lawsuit's full complaint.

9th Circuit reverses criminal convictions for Nebraska congressman who was tried in LA

Here's the amended complaint against Nicki Minaj's husband, Kenneth Petty, for sex assault

Bankruptcy judge orders The Breakfast Club's DJ Envy to hand over documents or face arrest

Here's the key prosecution evidence in Marvel actor Jonathan Majors' domestic violence trial

Lanez cites driver's new statement in appellate petition as Megan says, 'Read a real journalist'

'I was a monster': Ex-cop gets two years in prison for steroid-fueled false imprisonment

After 9th Circuit reversal, judge shows change of heart at fellow Marine's terrorism sentencing

Full coverage of the Conception boat fire trial

The YSL / Young Thug RICO trial in Atlanta

The sexual assault lawsuits against Sean Combs aka Diddy

Los Angeles public corruption cases

Rapper A$AP Rocky's assault with a firearm case

Disbarred RHOBH lawyer Tom Girardi's fraud cases

A new lawsuit accuses hip-hop mogul Diddy of raping a 17-year-old. Here's the full complaint.

YouTuber, snowboarder will miss Olympic training for prison over plane crash stunt

Prosecutors cite 'etiquette' of Tom Girardi's courtroom f-bomb when arguing he's competent

Young Thug RICO trial includes jurors caught on camera, 'Truly humble under God' thug definition

Happy Thanksgiving: The Washington Post published my profile in a big spread!

A$AP Rocky to stand trial for first-degree assault w/ firearm: Full video of prelim hearing

The Washington Post profiled me! Here's the article.

As D.C. judge eyes evidentiary hearing, Pras Michel says Fugees reunion tour is 'like therapy'

'Oh yeah, tough guy?' Victim spars with Trump lawyer Joe Tacopina in rapper A$AP Rocky's assault with a firearm preliminary hearing

'Quarterback' attorney of massive LA public corruption scandal gets 33 months in prison

Jury convicts captain of manslaughter in 2019 Conception dive boat fire that killed 34 people

Judge dismisses murder-for-hire case against fake Emirati prince but won't release him from jail

Video of fire victims' final moments is key in Conception boat captain's manslaughter trial

A rapper, a developer and a politician each requested bail pending appeal. Only one got it.

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Pras Michel accuses David Kenner of ignorance, greed and an AI-generated closing argument

Meghann's media blitz w/ Kato Kaelin, Emily Ratajkowski, Adam from No Jumper and DJ Vlad

Pitcher Trevor Bauer's sex assault accuser Lindsey Hill releases medical reports, photos

'Never said that I wanted to be punched': Trevor Bauer's sex assault accuser called him for police in 2021. Here's the 27-minute recording.

Amid outcry over Ashton Kutcher’s letter for Danny Masterson, other letters, including a child porn defendant’s, highlight judicial complexity

My latest TV spots, and all the Internet chatter over Nicki Minaj's husband's house arrest

Tory Lanez has been transported to prison. Here's the full transcript from his sentencing.

T.I. and Tiny Harris get 3rd trial over OMG Girlz, OMG Dolls after judge tosses defense verdict

Tory Lanez insults reporter in final courtroom appearance for shooting Megan Thee Stallion

As competency hearing ends, caretaker says Tom Girardi cried at TV report of his client fraud

'No one is alone': Read what the judge and victims said at Danny Masterson's sentencing

Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis wrote support letters for Danny Masterson at rape sentencing

Danny Masterson sentencing update: Watch me on Nightline, Fox News Live and CBS Chicago

Danny Masterson sentenced to 30 years in prison for rape as victims denounce Scientology

Tory Lanez seeks bail as he appeals Megan Thee Stallion shooting convictions, 10-year sentence

2nd Circuit rejects Avenatti's 'meritless' Nike extortion appeal as bankruptcy deposition looms

Los Angeles politician Mark Ridley-Thomas sentenced to 3.5 years in prison for USC bribery

'Tell the jury about Motown': Smokey Robinson testifies in historic witness stand appearance

All of Tory Lanez's support letters, including from his hair-loss doctor and rapper Stefflon Don

Exclusive: Read Megan Thee Stallion's and Tory Lanez's full statements from Lanez's sentencing

Police chief among Tory Lanez's supporters at Megan Thee Stallion shooting sentencing

Iggy Azalea to Tory Lanez's sentencing judge: 'I would not write to you on behalf of an abuser'

Judge sentences Tory Lanez to 10 years in prison for shooting Megan Thee Stallion

Tory Lanez's sentencing is Monday for shooting Megan Thee Stallion. Here's how to follow along.

The history of Tory Lanez's false DNA claims, from DJ Akademiks to Casey Anthony's expert

Tory Lanez's lawyers want him sentenced to probation for shooting Megan Thee Stallion

Judge rejects Tom Girardi's defense lawyer expert as hearing over mental state approaches

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Ex-USC dean who bribed Mark Ridley-Thomas avoids prison with 18 months home confinement

Cash-flush developer gets 6 years in prison for 'unique and infectious crime' of public corruption

In re-trial, jury swiftly convicts 'jilted lover' and rocket hobbyist of fatally bombing ex-girlfriend

‘Malice in my heart’: Witness recalls falsely IDing murderer before jury rejects claims against LAPD

After public spat, new lawyer joins Tory Lanez's defense team as would-be lawyer steps aside

New attorney plans to seek Tory Lanez’s release from jail over Megan Thee Stallion shooting

Developer who bribed ex-L.A. Councilman José Huizar asks for leniency as feds seek 7 years

LAPD argues man wrongfully convicted of murder isn’t due anything after 13 years in prison

Judge rejects new trial for Los Angeles politician Mark Ridley-Thomas in USC bribery scheme

Nigerian politician's wife jailed in Los Angeles after jury convicts on Medicare fraud charges

State bar probe into Los Angeles lawyers delays final sentencing in scandal over sham lawsuit

'Trustworthy reporting and witty commentary': My 2023 journalism awards season wrap up

Is Tom Girardi faking it? Prosecutors suggest ex-legal king pin may be feigning mental state

On tap Monday in Orange County federal court: the four-way legal fight for Michael Avenatti's jet

Judge in John Eastman's disbarment trial mulls attorney-client privilege, including Trump's

Tory Lanez's first lawyer told him blaming Kelsey Harris for shooting Megan Thee Stallion was not 'a viable strategy'

It's the six-month anniversary of Legal Affairs and Trials with Meghann Cuniff!

Judge sets August 7 sentencing date for rapper Tory Lanez in shooting of Megan Thee Stallion

Cardi B to get $350K from tattooed man who lost lawsuit over 'Gangsta Bitch Music, Vol. 1' cover

Video: How I deal with online drama while covering Tory Lanez and other high-profile cases

Danny Masterson's ex-lawyers sanctioned for leaking rape case discovery to Scientology

Prosecutors want Tory Lanez to serve 13 years in prison for shooting Megan Thee Stallion

As sentencing looms, Tory Lanez's lawyers quietly pursue an unusual appellate request

Full coverage of Danny Masterson's rape trials

My LiveNOW with Fox discussion about the guilty verdicts in Danny Masterson's rape trial

Jury convicts actor and Scientologist Danny Masterson of raping two women in 2003

9th Circuit’s mid-trial intervention prompts judge to vacate ruling on alleged sex trafficking victims

Video report on T.I. and Tiny Harris' OMG dolls v. OMG Girlz lawsuit trial with toymaker MGA

Jury finds in favor of toymaker MGA in trial with T.I. and Tiny Harris over OMG Girlz, OMG dolls

'Extremely disturbed': Judge calls out MGA's lawyers for accusations against T.I.'s lawyers

Prosecutors cite ‘high level of callousness’ in Tory Lanez’s shooting of Megan Thee Stallion

‘Fulsome' evidence supports Mark Ridley-Thomas' USC bribery convictions, prosecutors say

Doll designer breaks down after cross-exam about 'lingerie-gate', Marilyn Manson's Nazi cap

'Humor, sarcasm and satire': Rapper T.I. testifies in civil infringement trial over dolls, OMG Girlz

Racial issues still lurk in toymaker's new trial with T.I. and Tiny Harris over OMG Girlz and dolls

'The outcome wouldn’t be different': No new trial for Tory Lanez in Megan Thee Stallion shooting

Two trials, two fates: The fishing boat murder prosecuted under federal maritime law

Ex-Scientologist's 'brouhaha' with priest leads to jury restrictions in Danny Masterson's retrial

The Masimo v. Apple federal trade secrets trial

Los Angeles politician Mark Ridley-Thomas seeks new trial in USC bribery conspiracy

Judge declares mistrial as jury deadlocks in $1.8B Masimo v. Apple trade secrets trial

Deliberations in Masimo v. Apple trade secrets trial to continue Monday with one fewer juror

Jury deliberations begin in Masimo v. Apple trade secrets trial after federal judge slashes claims

Actor Danny Masterson’s rape retrial opens as prosecutor implicates Church of Scientology

Jury learns of more Masimo hires after Apple’s ‘misleading and incomplete’ testimony

On tap in the Masimo v. Apple trade secrets trial: Politeness, not pirate flags

Ex-Masimo execs deny divulging trade secrets as Apple's emails show ‘bad karma’ concerns

Judge sets May 8 hearing for Tory Lanez's new trial motion in shooting of Megan Thee Stallion

Citing lawyer's illness, judge declares mistrial in ex-Los Angeles deputy mayor's corruption trial

Masimo lawyer's promise dashes Apple's hopes for witness stand appearance by CEO Tim Cook

Judge delays hearing on Tory Lanez's motion for new trial over shooting of Megan Thee Stallion

'This is a mess': Masimo trade secrets trial reveals details of Apple Watch development

Prosecutors respond to Tory Lanez's motion for new trial in the shooting of Megan Thee Stallion

Inside the jury deliberations that ended in seven felony convictions for Mark Ridley-Thomas

The Los Angeles connections to Donald Trump’s hush payment to porn star Stormy Daniels

All the details on Tory Lanez's motion for new trial in the shooting of Megan Thee Stallion

Jury convicts Mark Ridley-Thomas of bribery, conspiracy in federal corruption trial

Jury convicts Mark Ridley-Thomas of bribery, conspiracy in federal corruption trial

Jury asks about final 15 counts of Mark Ridley-Thomas' 19-count USC bribery indictment

'Does unlawful mean illegal?' Jurors in city councilman's USC bribery trial mull instructions

Why didn't ex-USC Dean Marilyn Flynn testify in Los Angeles politico Mark Ridley-Thomas' trial?

Mark Ridley-Thomas' federal corruption trial

Jury hears prosecutor's final account of Mark Ridley-Thomas' evolving USC bribery scheme

Closing: USC's 'VIP' treatment made scholarship for Mark Ridley-Thomas' son 'business as usual'

Defense rests in suspended L.A. City Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas' federal corruption trial

Settlement dashes hopes for Post Malone courtroom concert in 'Circles' co-writing trial

More from the FBI agent's testimony in L.A. City Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas' criminal trial

Prosecutors rest their public corruption case against L.A. City Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas

Court hosts 'sound check' ahead of civil trial with Post Malone in 'Circles' co-writing lawsuit

Jury awards $10K to disbarred lawyer who went pro se in civil rights trial over L.A. jail abuses

O.C. jury gives 'historic' win to Black Lives Matter protestor in lawsuit over attack by L.A. police

A primer on suspended Los Angeles City Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas' bribery trial

Billion-dollar fraudster's failure to ID surgeon in criminal trial doesn't stop jury's guilty verdicts

Lawyer's illness halts L.A. City Hall bribery trial

Full coverage of OMG Dolls v. OMG Girlz

Tory Lanez's post-trial litigation and sentencing

Full coverage of ex-Los Angeles Deputy Mayor Raymond Chan's federal corruption trial and the other José Huizar criminal cases

Former L.A. Planning Commission president testifies about strange meeting with Ray Chan

Testimony implicates ex-L.A. Deputy Mayor Raymond Chan in developer's $600K sex harassment settlement bribe to Jose Huizar

L.A. County to pay $28.85M in Vanessa Bryant's lawsuit over photos from crash that killed Kobe

Tory Lanez's sentencing delayed, gag order lifted

'This is scary, boss': Jurors hear ex-Los Angeles Councilman Huizar's covert bathroom meeting

Talking 'Good ODE Days' with my college paper

Harvey Weinstein's sentencing | Harland Braun's opening | The Shade Room's defamation deal

Harvey Weinstein is scheduled to be sentenced today in Los Angeles, despite Gloria Allred's writ

Amid defamation settlement, L.A.-based The Shade Room wants you to know 50 Cent has not had penis enhancement surgery

'Your Honor! This is proper!' Harland Braun gives his opening statement in ex-L.A. deputy mayor Raymond Chan's federal corruption trial

DOJ asks 9th Circuit to remove judge from doctor’s criminal case, citing broken mandate

Trial begins today in ex-L.A. deputy mayor Raymond Chan's federal corruption case. His attorney has already angered the judge.

Armed guards at Drake's Beverly Hills mansion thwart subpoena servers in XXXTentacion trial

Lawyer defamed by ‘90s hip-hop mogul wins separate defamation verdict for photographer

My appearance on Fox 2 Detroit’s The Noon

Sanctions order reveals innerworkings of scorched-earth OMG Dolls v. OMG Girlz litigation

O.C. jury sides with trucker in lawsuit over 2019 arrest by San Bernardino deputies

Inside the courtroom with Tom Girardi

Disbarred RHOBH lawyer Tom Girardi is due in court today in LA. Here's what you should know.

Amid racism fight, judge’s ruling could drastically change re-trial in MGA’s lawsuit with T.I. and Tiny

Deposition testimony about racism leads to mistrial in rapper T.I.'s lawsuit over OMG Dolls

Trial over dolls brings rapper T.I. to federal court

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