Arts Nov 12

Supporters of singer Britney Spears gather outside the Stanley Mosk Courthouse on the day of her conservatorship case hearing, in Los Angeles, California, U.S. November 12, 2021. Photo by Mike Blake/REUTERS
Judge dissolves Britney Spears’ conservatorship

The move by Superior Court Judge Brenda Penny capped a stunning five-month odyssey that saw Spears publicly demand the end of the conservatorship, then buck legal norms to achieve it.

Arts Oct 01

FILE PHOTO: A supporter holds a fan while rallying for pop star Britney Spears during a conservatorship case hearing at St...
Spears case spotlights state efforts to rein in conservators

Already this year, New Jersey cracked down on the circle of people who could petition for someone to be placed under a guardian. New Mexico created an independent review process to oversee how conservatorships are being handled. And Oregon is…