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May 3, 1992 | Jerry Hicks and Bill Billiter
REASON WHY: Santa Ana attorney John D. Barnett, above, who represented Theodore J. Briseno in the Rodney King case, says he's shocked the four officers' acquittals led to widespread rioting. But Barnett says his client's acquittal was the highlight of his legal career. . . . "This was the reason I went to law school, to stand between an innocent man and an accusing public. It simply doesn't get any better."
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April 14, 1996 | KEN ELLINGWOOD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A cop is accused of crossing the line--and attorney John D. Barnett is in the maelstrom once again. The bookish defense lawyer has been up since 2 a.m. to appear on a network morning show in defense of his latest high-profile client, one of the two Riverside County officers whose videotaped beating of undocumented immigrants set off an international furor. By noon, a parade of television crews has trooped through Barnett's Orange suite.
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February 9, 1992 | MATT LAIT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Between them, they have represented some of Orange County's most notorious defendants under circumstances that many have considered unwinnable. Their clients have included mass murderer Randy Kraft and Dr. Thomas Gionis, accused of being the mastermind of an attack on his ex-wife, actor John Wayne's daughter. But lawyers John D. Barnett and William J. Kopeny may have taken on their most difficult case when they agreed to team up to represent Theodore J.
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May 3, 1992 | Jerry Hicks and Bill Billiter
REASON WHY: Santa Ana attorney John D. Barnett, above, who represented Theodore J. Briseno in the Rodney King case, says he's shocked the four officers' acquittals led to widespread rioting. But Barnett says his client's acquittal was the highlight of his legal career. . . . "This was the reason I went to law school, to stand between an innocent man and an accusing public. It simply doesn't get any better."
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April 14, 1996 | KEN ELLINGWOOD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A cop is accused of crossing the line--and attorney John D. Barnett is in the maelstrom once again. The bookish defense lawyer has been up since 2 a.m. to appear on a network morning show in defense of his latest high-profile client, one of the two Riverside County officers whose videotaped beating of undocumented immigrants set off an international furor. By noon, a parade of television crews has trooped through Barnett's Orange suite.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 3, 1998 | DEBRA CANO
Orange attorney John D. Barnett will argue that the city's independent prosecutor has no jurisdiction to file misdemeanor charges against Mayor Tom Daly, who is accused of breaching state and city campaign contribution laws. Barnett asked the court Monday to continue Daly's arraignment in order to give him time to file an objection to the complaint.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 15, 2008 | Christine Hanley
Jurors were asked Wednesday during closing arguments to decide whether the longtime martial arts instructor for former Orange County Sheriff Michael S. Carona was protecting himself or consumed with rage when he pulled a gun during a golf course dispute. Raymond Yi was characterized by a prosecutor as a man who completely lost his cool after a member of the foursome playing in front of him hit Yi's ball into a water hazard and refused to retrieve it. Defense attorney John D. Barnett says Yi was acting in self-defense after a golf club was swung in his direction.
NEWS
January 9, 1992
A former Long Beach police officer has been ordered to stand trial on felony assault charges for allegedly shooting a man during a traffic dispute. Alan B. Ice, 45, of Fountain Valley was fired from the Long Beach Police Department in November after the Sept. 28 shooting, which occurred when he was off duty. Ice, along with the Long Beach Police Assn., is appealing the termination. Ice was released on his own recognizance after a preliminary hearing Monday, according to his attorney, John D.
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February 9, 1992 | MATT LAIT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Between them, they have represented some of Orange County's most notorious defendants under circumstances that many have considered unwinnable. Their clients have included mass murderer Randy Kraft and Dr. Thomas Gionis, accused of being the mastermind of an attack on his ex-wife, actor John Wayne's daughter. But lawyers John D. Barnett and William J. Kopeny may have taken on their most difficult case when they agreed to team up to represent Theodore J.
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April 9, 1997 | From a Times Staff Writer
The federal trial of fertility clinic operator Dr. Sergio C. Stone, which was scheduled to start Tuesday, will now probably begin this summer, according to attorneys involved in the case. The postponement came at a pretrial hearing Monday after federal prosecutors sought deletions from the 35-count mail fraud indictment against Stone, the first of UC Irvine's fertility clinic doctors to stand trial. Stone and his two medical partners--Drs. Ricardo H. Asch and Jose P.
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January 7, 1992 | LILY DIZON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A former police officer was ordered Monday to stand trial on felony assault charges for allegedly shooting a man during a traffic dispute. Alan B. Ice, 45, of Fountain Valley was fired from the Long Beach Police Department in November after the Sept. 28 shooting, which occurred when he was off duty. Ice, along with the Long Beach Police Assn., is appealing the termination. Ice was released on his own recognizance after the preliminary hearing, according to his attorney, John D. Barnett.
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