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Posted 4 years ago in Criminal Law Video by Betsy Kim  
Newsbreak: Celebrities Busted [Video]

  Betsy Kim, Editorial Director of Lawyer.com, reports on some celebrities, called onto the carpet and off the red carpet. Police stopped NBC Sunday Night Football sportscaster, Al Michaels, for making an illegal U-turn in Santa Monica. He ended up being charged for driving with a blood alcohol content of over .08. Three Doors Down bassist, Todd Harrell, has been charged for causing a fatal crash while driving under the influence.  Nashville police say he hit a pickup truck which …

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Posted 4 years ago in Crime Criminal Law by Michele Bowman  
Top 5 Celebrity Legal Messes of 2012

They are celebrities because, by definition, they entertain us. And in 2012, their legal issues were no exception to that rule.   #1: Lindsay Lohan With LiLo, the hits just kept coming. In March 2012, fresh off a stint of supervised probation for necklace theft back in 2011, she nicked a car with her own in an attempt to escape the paparazzi at a night club. The car belonged to the club’s manager, who pressed charges. In June, Lohan was …

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Posted 4 years ago in Bankruptcy by Aaron Kase  
Gary Busey Emerges from Bankruptcy with $450,000 in Tax Debt

Gary Busey has closed his bankruptcy case, but he still owes about $450,000 in back taxes, a reminder that certain types of debt are not dischargeable in bankruptcy. The actor, famous for his maniacal grin and roles in cinema classics like “Lethal Weapon,” “Point Break,” “Under Siege” and “Universal Soldier II: Brothers in Arms,” did manage to eliminate about $50,000 in other debts he had hanging over his head owed to utility companies, banks and doctors. Busey, with dozens of …

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