Phil Spector sits in a black frock coat, red tie, white shirt and American flag lapel pin. The bailiff has made the announcement about turning off cell phones or getting escorted out of the courtroom. (Where was he the last time I saw a movie in this town?) Spector's young wife, Rachelle, sits ... More >>
The final arguments: Shifting sand dunes, or rock-solid mountains?
Today jurors in Phil Spector's murder trial got the case and began deliberations, after six months of testimony. Actually, for a while this week it seemed as though closing arguments were going to go on for another half year. This morning co-prosecutor Alan Jackson finished his rebuttal argument tha ... More >>
From Superior Court, Department 106Defense lawyer Doron Weinberg has begun his closing argument on behalf of Phil Spector. Prior to the entrance of the jury in the second-degree murder trial, Weinberg had protested a video shown yesterday by prosecutor Truc Do, in which Judge Larry Paul Fidler appea ... More >>
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