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Danny Masterson takes another expensive and futile swipe at his criminal charges

[Masterson and his attorneys at his September initial appearance]

There has been plenty of media coverage of Danny Masterson’s attempt to get rape charges tossed out of court with the help of legendary defense attorney Tom Mesereau and a legal move known as a []


Judge in Danny Masterson lawsuit doubts Scientology ‘arbitration,’ sets hearing

[Judge Steven J. Kleifield]

In what appears to be a pretty unusual turn of events, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Steven Kleifield, after hearing Scientology’s argument on November 6 about why it should be able to force Danny Masterson’s rape accusers into “religious arbitration,” has decided to erase that hearing as if it never []

Scientology looking to force Danny Masterson’s accusers into ‘religious arbitration’ today

[Danny Masterson, Scientology soldier]

It’s another big day in court for Danny Masterson and the Church of Scientology as the church’s attorneys try to derail yet another lawsuit with “religious []

Can Danny Masterson’s attorneys delay his arraignment on rape charges again today?

[Danny Masterson’s attorneys, Tom Mesereau and Sharon Appelbaum]

 [UPDATE: Masterson’s attorneys convinced the court that he’s entitled to more discovery before arraignment, and so Judge Sam Ohta moved the arraignment to January 6.]

Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey filed rape charges against Scientology celebrity Danny Masterson on June 16, and here it is November and the []

Masterson accusers cite Marsy’s Law to head off ‘arbitration,’ and Scientology pounces

[Danny Masterson and Scientology attorney William Forman]

Last week we published a story that discussed how California’s version of “Marsy’s Law” might afford some protection to the women suing Danny Masterson who also happen to be his alleged victims in a criminal rape prosecution that has the That ’70s Show actor facing 45 years to life []

Could Marsy’s Law foil Scientology’s attempt to force rape victims into ‘arbitration’?

[At a 2008 rally, a marcher with a photo of Marsy Nicholas. AP photo.]

Another big day looms in the lawsuit filed by Danny Masterson’s rape accusers against the actor and the Church of Scientology, and it turns out that a question raised by one of our own commenters here at the Underground Bunker might actually []

What Danny Masterson’s prosecutor revealed about the case in yesterday’s hearing

[Danny Masterson at his Sept 18 appearance, prosecutor Reinhold Mueller yesterday]

We know that the Danny Masterson affair is a complex one, and we’re doing our best to keep you up on all of its complex []

Danny Masterson’s attorneys back in court in rape case today while he’s in Wyoming

 [UPDATE: Masterson’s demurrer was overruled by Judge Eleanor J. Hunter, and arraignment has now been set for Nov. 2]

Danny Masterson’s attorneys will be in a Los Angeles criminal court this morning for his arraignment on rape charges, which was delayed last []

Danny Masterson ‘accidentally’ outs Jane Doe accuser after judge told him not to

[Danny Masterson and his attorney Andrew Brettler, with his boss Marty Singer]

On Saturday, we downloaded a court document and were shocked to see what it contained: The real name of one of the “Jane Does” suing Danny Masterson and the Church of Scientology.

The document had been put into the court record by Masterson through []

Bijou Phillips on her husband Danny Masterson: A macho ‘Strong Island’ guy

[Bijou Phillips, on her back patio]

 On September 18, Scientology celeb Danny Masterson, 44, made his first appearance in court in a criminal case that has him facing 45 years to life for allegedly raping three different women. And he not only came to court that day in Los Angeles, he brought so many people with []