5.2 The Criminal Investigation – The criminal investigation being spearheaded by Mr. Sneddon of the Santa Barbara County and Mr. Garcetti of Los Angeles County, was totally different from the civil proceeding. This was one of the most vigorously sought after criminal indictments ever pursued in a joint effort by two counties.
Redemption by Geraldine Hughes (Excerpt) 2.5 Pellicano The Investigator Convinced of Michael Jacksons innocence, Mr. Pellicano worked around the clock, collecting evidence to be used at the trial which was scheduled for March 21 1994.
4.4 The Extortion Investigation – Extortion on the part of an attorney warrants disbarment. Barton v State Bar of California (1935) 40 P.2d 502, 2 C.2d 294.
Anthony Pellicano stated repeatedly to the news media that the entire child molestation allegation was an elaborate extortion scheme by Mr. Rothman [the 93 accusers first attorney] and Dr. Chandler [the 93 accusers father] to extort money from Michael Jackson.
Throughout the entire ordeal Mr. Pellicano never changed his opinion. In a declaration filed by Mr. Pellicano in opposition to a Motion for Trial Preference and in support of Michael Jacksons Motion for Stay of Discovery and Trial, he stated that Dr. Chandler and Mr. Rothman demanded twenty million dollars in the form of fourfive million dollar payments for writing deals for Dr. Chandlers services.
Mr. Pellicano further stated that Dr. Chandler said he would ruin Michael Jackson if he didnt get what he wanted and that he believed Dr. Chandler, directly or indirectly, found a way to make his claims public in retaliation for Michael Jackson not meeting his demand.
REDEMPTION by Geraldine Hughes (Excerpt) 3.4 The Surprise Motion – An Ex Parte motion is an emergency hearing which the Court places on its calendar to be heard the next day. It only requires notification by telephone to all the concerned parties, the opposition paperwork must be served on the Continue Reading
2.2 The 13-year old Boy I had the opportunity to meet the 13-year old boy on two separate occasions while working with Mr. Rothman. The first meeting was unexpected. I stumbled upon the 13-year old boy by surprise in Mr. Rothmans office behind closed doors as I was preparing to Continue Reading
5.1 The Civil Lawsuit Evan Chandler v. June Chandler Schwartz and David Schwartz Dr. Evan Chandler [the 93 accusers father] filed a lawsuit against June [accusers mother] and David Schwartz [accusers step-father] in August of 1994, for invasion of privacy, violation of Penal Code section 632; intentional infliction of emotional Continue Reading
Section 4.1 The Media Goes Wild The media initially learned of the child molestation allegations when Dr. Abrams, the psychiatrist seeing the 13 year old boy, made a report to the Department of Childrens Services after a three-hour therapy session with him. The Department of Childrens Services contacted the police Continue Reading
Section 3.5 Third Party Disclosure If you recall, in Dr. Chandlers recorded conversation with Mr. Dave Schwartz, which was recorded prior to July 9, 1993, Dr. Chandler admitted that there were other people involved waiting for his phone call. That he had paid them to do it. Everything was going according Continue Reading
Section 2.3 Dr. Chandler The Father of the 13 year old Boy In a secretly recorded telephone conversation between Dave Schwartz, the 13 year old boys step father, and Dr. Chandler; Dr. Chandler admitted that he had been advised on what to say: and also admitted that he had Continue Reading