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March 21, 1993 | HENRY WEINSTEIN and PAUL FELDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
A tale of international intrigue is unfolding in a tiny Burbank courtroom where a San Fernando Valley man is seeking damages from the Los Angeles Police Department for allegedly ruining a multimillion-dollar deal to sell a high-tech, hand-held machine gun to foreign governments.
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December 24, 1993
The city of Los Angeles has been cleared of liability by a Los Angeles County Superior Court jury in Glendale in a defamation lawsuit brought by a mysterious San Fernando Valley man who has claimed to have worked for nearly two decades on behalf of the CIA. Robert Booth Nichols had contended that his constitutional rights were violated when he was taken into custody by two Los Angeles police officers at the Palomino nightclub in North Hollywood in 1986.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 24, 1993
The city of Los Angeles has been cleared of liability in a defamation lawsuit brought by a mysterious San Fernando Valley man who has claimed to have worked for nearly two decades on behalf of the CIA. Robert Booth Nichols said his constitutional rights were violated when he was taken into custody by two Los Angeles police officers at the Palomino nightclub in North Hollywood in 1986. But the jury, in a case heard before Glendale Superior Court Judge Charles W. Stoll, found in favor of the city.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 24, 1993
The city of Los Angeles has been cleared of liability in a defamation lawsuit brought by a mysterious San Fernando Valley man who has claimed to have worked for nearly two decades on behalf of the CIA. Robert Booth Nichols said his constitutional rights were violated when he was taken into custody by two Los Angeles police officers at the Palomino nightclub in North Hollywood in 1986. But the jury, in a case heard before Glendale Superior Court Judge Charles W. Stoll, found in favor of the city.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 24, 1993
The city of Los Angeles has been cleared of liability by a Los Angeles County Superior Court jury in Glendale in a defamation lawsuit brought by a mysterious San Fernando Valley man who has claimed to have worked for nearly two decades on behalf of the CIA. Robert Booth Nichols had contended that his constitutional rights were violated when he was taken into custody by two Los Angeles police officers at the Palomino nightclub in North Hollywood in 1986.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 27, 1993 | PAUL FELDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A contentious Los Angeles police abuse case ended in a mistrial this week when an attorney for a San Fernando Valley man who had sued the LAPD for false arrest loudly declared during a bench conference that the trial had turned into "a joke." Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Thomas C. Murphy declared the mistrial at the request of attorney John F.
NEWS
March 21, 1993 | HENRY WEINSTEIN and PAUL FELDMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
A tale of international intrigue is unfolding in a tiny Burbank courtroom where a San Fernando Valley man is seeking damages from the Los Angeles Police Department for allegedly ruining a multimillion-dollar deal to sell a high-tech, hand-held machine gun to foreign governments.
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