Legal Proceeding

Arts, Entertainment, Culture • Celebrities & Public Figures
Britney Spears asks court for permanent removal of father as conservator
Britney Spears asks court for permanent removal of father as conservator
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Britney Spears's legal team has requested the permanent removal of father Jamie Spears as her conservator. Ms Spears has been under a court-ordered conservatorship since 2008, with her father being in control of both her personal and financial affairs until he stepped down from the role in September 2019 due to health reasons. Jodi Montgomery, who is a professionally licensed conservator, has stepped in temporarily.

Ms Spears's team has put in a request that Mr Spears resign as conservator of her person but remain as co-conservator of her estate while Montgomery's appointment shall be made permanent. In addition, Ms Spears has requested to retain the right to terminate the conservatorship eventually.

Law
Judge rules that parents of a deceased 15-year old daughter need to get access to Facebook profile
Judge rules that parents of a deceased 15-year old daughter need to get access to Facebook profile
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Following a ruling of the German federal court in 2018, the parents have the right to access the Facebook profile of their deceased daughter. The parents now sued the company again, stating that the PDF file that Facebook provided them with only contained the data in unstructured form.

The court decided in favour of the parents which will now get access to the account. The parents stated that they want to use the access to research for possible signs of bullying.

Regional News • Americas • United States
Derek Chauvin to appear in court for the first time
"Justice for George" sign at Minneapolis protests
"Justice for George" sign at Minneapolis protests Credit: unsplash.com/munshots

Derek Chauvin, former Minneapolis police officer, is going to make his first appearance in court on Monday afternoon. He has been charged second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter for his involvement in the death of George Floyd. Chauvin pressed his knee on the neck of Floyd for almost nine minutes.