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August 6, 1994 | JIM NEWTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two respected Southern California attorneys are signing up to play a role in the O.J. Simpson murder case, though they will not join his already crowded defense team, sources close to the case said Friday. Edi M.O. Faal and Carl Jones have agreed to represent Simpson's two adult children, Arnelle and Jason Simpson, the sources said. Police and prosecutors are seeking to interview the two children, and Simpson's attorneys want them to have legal representation before they grant those interviews.
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August 6, 1994 | JIM NEWTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Two respected Southern California attorneys are signing up to play a role in the O.J. Simpson murder case, though they will not join his already crowded defense team, sources close to the case said Friday. Edi M.O. Faal and Carl Jones have agreed to represent Simpson's two adult children, Arnelle and Jason Simpson, the sources said. Police and prosecutors are seeking to interview the two children, and Simpson's attorneys want them to have legal representation before they grant those interviews.
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October 5, 2001 | CHUCK PHILIPS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Stevie Wonder's former girlfriend filed a $30-million palimony lawsuit Thursday against the pop music star, alleging that he infected her with a sexual disease. The suit, filed by Angela McAfee in Los Angeles Superior Court, contends that Wonder, whose real name is Stevland Morris, pursued her for more than a decade and ultimately persuaded her in August 1996 to quit working as a wardrobe consultant and move into his Los Angeles estate.
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March 30, 1993
Damian Monroe Williams, a defendant in the assault on trucker Reginald O. Denny, was involved in an altercation with a sheriff's deputy in an elevator at the Criminal Courts Building, authorities said Monday. A deputy ordered Williams three times to face the wall of the elevator as he was being taken from a courtroom to the building's lockup after a court session Friday, said Deputy Angie McLaughlin, a spokeswoman for the department. Williams, 20, refused each time, she said.
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August 19, 1992
The mother of Damian Monroe (Football) Williams said Tuesday she has fired attorney Dennis Palmieri and hired Anaheim attorney Edi M.O. Faal, but said the change was unrelated to questions raised last week about Palmieri's stability. Georgiana Williams said the decision was based on her judgment that Faal "is the best."
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November 21, 1992
The judge handling the trial of the three principal defendants in the Reginald O. Denny beating case said at a hearing Friday that he will rule by Jan. 22 on one attorney's motion that the charges be dropped because of sabotage. The hearing before Los Angeles Superior Court Judge John W. Ouderkirk was held to determine whether the Center for Constitutional Law and Justice improperly represented defendant Damian Monroe Williams in the preliminary hearing.
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April 19, 1994
Damian Williams, serving a 10-year sentence in connection with the Reginald O. Denny beating, took the stand briefly Monday in the trial of the man accused of shooting at the trucker's big rig. Deputy Dist. Atty. Kevin McCormick called Williams, 21, as a prosecution witness in the trial of Lance Parker. Williams supposedly implicated Parker in a tape-recorded confession to police.
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August 21, 1996
Rap artist Snoop Doggy Dogg has reached a confidential out-of-court settlement in a civil suit accusing him of wrongful death in the 1993 shooting of a 20-year-old man. The settlement was announced Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court prior to the start of trial on the lawsuit. Judge David Perez accepted the agreement and was expected to formally dismiss the lawsuit next month. The suit was filed by the family of Philip Woldemariam, who was shot to death Aug.
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May 2, 1995
UCLA law professor Peter Arenella and Loyola University law professor Laurie Levenson offer their take on the Simpson trial. Joining them is Orange County attorney Edi M.O. Faal, who will rotate with other experts as the case moves forward. Today's topics: Prosecutor Hank Goldberg begins direct examination of police forensics expert Gregory Matheson, and another juror is excused.
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October 8, 1993
A look at key developments Thursday: * In answer to a question from the jury, Superior Court Judge John W. Ouderkirk read the legal definition of assault to the panel. Jurors had sought clarification on whether assault includes attacking a person's vehicle if the person is inside. In three of the assault counts against Damian Monroe Williams and Henry Keith Watson, automobiles were damaged, but their drivers were not injured.
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