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December 7, 1993 | ALAN ABRAHAMSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jurors in the Menendez brothers murder trial will be given instructions on self-defense that could lead to a reduced manslaughter verdict but not to outright acquittal, the judge in the case decided Monday--all but dashing defense hopes that the brothers might be exonerated. Van Nuys Superior Court Judge Stanley M.
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February 17, 1996 | ANN W. O'NEILL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The judge in the retrial of the Menendez brothers dealt a stunning blow to the heart of the defense case Friday, ruling that jurors will not be able to consider the brothers' assertion that they killed their parents under a misguided fear that the parents were about to kill them.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 20, 1994
The judge in the Menendez brothers murder case opted Monday to put off rulings on several key pretrial issues, among them whether the brothers will be tried together or separately. Van Nuys Superior Court Judge Stanley M. Weisberg has said several times in recent weeks that he is inclined to hold a single retrial before one jury. But he put off that ruling until Feb. 6 to give defense attorneys more time to interview witnesses. Weisberg set a Jan.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 17, 1996 | ANN W. O'NEILL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The judge in the retrial of the Menendez brothers dealt a stunning blow to the heart of the defense case Friday, ruling that jurors will not be able to consider the brothers' assertion that they killed their parents under a misguided fear that the parents were about to kill them.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 4, 1994
Deliberations in the Menendez brothers' murder trial, which resumed Monday after a three-day weekend, were interrupted for one of the two juries as the judge held one-on-one questioning with the panelists behind closed doors. Van Nuys Superior Court Judge Stanley M. Weisberg quizzed jurors on the Lyle Menendez panel about "alleged possible misconduct by individual jurors" but found no wrongdoing, according to a statement issued through a court spokeswoman.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 17, 1996 | ANN W. O'NEILL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The judge in the retrial of the Menendez brothers dealt a stunning blow to the heart of the defense case Friday, ruling that jurors will not be able to consider the brothers' assertion that they killed their parents under a misguided fear that the parents were about to kill them.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 17, 1996 | ANN W. O'NEILL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The judge in the retrial of the Menendez brothers dealt a stunning blow to the heart of the defense case Friday, ruling that jurors will not be able to consider the brothers' assertion that they killed their parents under a misguided fear that the parents were about to kill them.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 27, 1990 | LOIS TIMNICK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Superior Court Judge Stanley M. Weisberg, 46, a former deputy district attorney and dependency court judge experienced in dealing with child abuse cases, was named Monday to preside at the retrial of McMartin Pre-School molestation defendant Ray Buckey. "He is ready to start March 9," said Judge Gary Klausner, supervising judge of the Los Angeles Superior Court's central criminal division, in announcing the reassignment.
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April 16, 1992 | SANTIAGO O'DONNELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Testimony concluded Wednesday in the trial of four police officers accused in the beating of Rodney G. King after the judge rejected motions from both sides, including one from the defense seeking to show that the motorist had marijuana in his system. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Stanley M. Weisberg ruled that the urine test showing traces of marijuana was irrelevant because the defense had not proven that King was under the influence of the drug March 3, 1991, the night he was beaten.
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March 18, 1992 | RICHARD A. SERRANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A judge on Tuesday refused to acquit four Los Angeles police officers accused in the Rodney G. King beating, ruling that prosecutors presented "sufficient evidence to support a conviction" of each defendant. Judge Stanley M. Weisberg ruled after prosecutors completed their case and defense attorneys argued that the district attorney's office had not proved that the officers used excessive force on the black motorist, or that two of them, Sgt. Stacey C. Koon and Officer Laurence M.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 20, 1994
The judge in the Menendez brothers murder case opted Monday to put off rulings on several key pretrial issues, among them whether the brothers will be tried together or separately. Van Nuys Superior Court Judge Stanley M. Weisberg has said several times in recent weeks that he is inclined to hold a single retrial before one jury. But he put off that ruling until Feb. 6 to give defense attorneys more time to interview witnesses. Weisberg set a Jan.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 4, 1994
Deliberations in the Menendez brothers' murder trial, which resumed Monday after a three-day weekend, were interrupted for one of the two juries as the judge held one-on-one questioning with the panelists behind closed doors. Van Nuys Superior Court Judge Stanley M. Weisberg quizzed jurors on the Lyle Menendez panel about "alleged possible misconduct by individual jurors" but found no wrongdoing, according to a statement issued through a court spokeswoman.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 7, 1993 | ALAN ABRAHAMSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jurors in the Menendez brothers murder trial will be given instructions on self-defense that could lead to a reduced manslaughter verdict but not to outright acquittal, the judge in the case decided Monday--all but dashing defense hopes that the brothers might be exonerated. Van Nuys Superior Court Judge Stanley M.
NEWS
May 23, 1992 | SHERYL STOLBERG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Laurence M. Powell--the only one of four Los Angeles police officers not acquitted on all counts in the Rodney G. King beating--will be retried in Los Angeles County, a Superior Court judge ruled Friday. Tackling the thorniest pretrial issue in the case, Judge Stanley M. Weisberg rejected arguments from Powell's defense lawyer, who maintained that local jurors could not give his client a fair trial in the wake of riots spawned by a Ventura County jury's verdicts in the first case.
NEWS
May 16, 1992 | SHERYL STOLBERG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Laurence M. Powell--the only one of four Los Angeles Police officers not fully exonerated by a Ventura County jury in the beating of Rodney G. King--was ordered Friday to stand trial a second time in the assault of the black motorist. In granting the prosecution's request for a retrial, Superior Court Judge Stanley M. Weisberg rejected arguments by Powell's lawyer that in the wake of riots spawned by the acquittals in the first trial, his client could not get a fair trial anywhere in California.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 15, 1992 | SHERYL STOLBERG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Now, the spotlight shifts to Stanley M. Weisberg. From March to April, Weisberg served as the Superior Court judge in the Rodney G. King beating case. The balding, bespectacled jurist presided over the sometimes heated proceedings with a sense of cool detachment, like an owl peering out from the limbs of a distant tree.
NEWS
February 4, 1992 | RICHARD A. SERRANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Eleven months after the videotaped Rodney G. King beating triggered the most notorious scandal ever to envelop the Los Angeles Police Department, prosecutors, defense attorneys and four indicted officers met Monday in a suburban Ventura County courthouse to prepare to go to trial. In the final round of pretrial hearings, Superior Court Judge Stanley M.
NEWS
May 23, 1992 | SHERYL STOLBERG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Laurence M. Powell--the only one of four Los Angeles police officers not acquitted on all counts in the Rodney G. King beating--will be retried in Los Angeles County, a Superior Court judge ruled Friday. Tackling the thorniest pretrial issue in the case, Judge Stanley M. Weisberg rejected arguments from Powell's defense lawyer, who maintained that local jurors could not give his client a fair trial in the wake of riots spawned by a Ventura County jury's verdicts in the first case.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 16, 1992 | SANTIAGO O'DONNELL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Testimony concluded Wednesday in the trial of four police officers accused in the beating of Rodney G. King after the judge rejected motions from both sides, including one from the defense seeking to show that the motorist had marijuana in his system. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Stanley M. Weisberg ruled that the urine test showing traces of marijuana was irrelevant because the defense had not proven that King was under the influence of the drug March 3, 1991, the night he was beaten.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 18, 1992 | RICHARD A. SERRANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A judge on Tuesday refused to acquit four Los Angeles police officers accused in the Rodney G. King beating, ruling that prosecutors presented "sufficient evidence to support a conviction" of each defendant. Judge Stanley M. Weisberg ruled after prosecutors completed their case and defense attorneys argued that the district attorney's office had not proved that the officers used excessive force on the black motorist, or that two of them, Sgt. Stacey C. Koon and Officer Laurence M.
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