Max Clifford, a celebrity publicist accused of “leading a double life” who has represented O.J. Simpson, David Beckham and Simon Cowell, was sentenced to eight years in prison for indecent assault on girls as young as 15.
The Tennessee Titans said they will release running back Chris Johnson, a three-time Pro Bowl selection who is one of seven players in National Football League history to rush for more than 2,000 yards in a season.
Mathew Martoma’s faked Harvard Law School transcript, which led to the former SAC Capital Advisors LP fund manager’s expulsion, is a type of transgression seen only about once every 10 years, said law professor Alan Dershowitz.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former International Monetary Fund chief criminally charged with sexually assaulting a hotel housekeeper, was sued by the woman for what her lawyer called “violent and deplorable acts.”
The acquittal of George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch coordinator cleared of Florida charges that he murdered black teenager Trayvon Martin, spurred new calls for a federal civil rights prosecution and suggestions that the youth’s family may bring a lawsuit.
Acquittals for two aging celebrities charged over allegations of sexual misconduct dating back nearly 50 years have lawyers questioning why prosecutors filed the cases in the wake of the Jimmy Savile scandal.
The U.K. justice system, where judges in criminal cases still wear 18th century-style horsehair wigs and winged collars, will take a step toward U.S.-style legal dramas when cameras are allowed in court.
Max Clifford, a celebrity publicist who has represented O.J. Simpson, David Beckham and Simon Cowell, was arrested by U.K. police probing decades-old pedophilia claims against people in the entertainment industry.