Mel Gibson

  • Arlen Specter, Celebrities, Gay Marriage, Lindsay Lohan, Morning Docket, Partner Profits, Politics, Solo Practitioners

    Morning Docket: 03.10.11

    * Mel Gibson has reached a plea agreement in a battery case involving his ex-girlfriend. #losing #BeaverBlood [Associated Press] * Meanwhile, Lilo isn’t accepting her plea deal. No ma’am. Not for all the Texas booger sugar in the world. Well, maybe for all the Texas booger sugar. But that wasn’t really offered. [New York Post] […]

    32 Comments / / Mar 10, 2011 at 9:13 AM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 11.12.10

    * Today the Supreme Court denied the Log Cabin Republicans’ request to dissolve the Ninth Circuit’s stay pending appeal in the “don’t ask, don’t tell” case. Here’s Chris Geidner’s very interesting take on what happened and why it matters. [Metro Weekly] * In other SCOTUS news, via Tony Mauro, the Court will hand down its […]

    11 Comments / / Nov 12, 2010 at 6:03 PM
  • Celebrities, Divorce Train Wrecks, Fame Brief, Family Law

    Fame Brief: Mel Gibson’s Celebrity Goodwill Hunted

    In this week’s installment of “What the Hell is Wrong with Mel Gibson?“, our tragic hero took a break from allegedly beating the sh*t out of ex-girlfriend Oksana Glengarryglenrossgrivioa (and following up with typo-ridden text apologies) to hash out his divorce settlement with soon-to-be ex-wife Robyn. The settlement is on track to be the largest divorce payout […]

    37 Comments / / Oct 5, 2010 at 11:04 AM
  • Bar Exams, Goldman Sachs, Non-Sequiturs, Rod Blagojevich

    Non-Sequiturs: 07.16.10

    * Studying for the bar? Here are the top 10 people you want to kill. [Legally Noted] * Are the Mel Gibson tapes admissible in court? Here is one lawyer’s opinion. [Blogonaut] * Goldman Sachs won’t take a tax deduction on its $550 million settlement with the SEC. [TaxProf Blog] * Holy Hotties, Batman! West […]

    16 Comments / / Jul 16, 2010 at 5:00 PM
  • Celebrities, Crime, Violence

    Mel Gibson Can Keep His Life but His Freedom is Probably Going to be Taken Away

    Sorry, Braveheart fans. You can no longer name this movie as your favorite of all time without making women around you shudder in disgust — thanks to the off-screen actions of the film’s barbaric leading man. Mel Gibson used to be a perfect man crush: squeaky clean Hollywood blockbusting-star, with a big family and serious […]

    66 Comments / / Jul 12, 2010 at 5:41 PM