It's not often you see Hollywood lawyers the prominence of Terry Christensen go to federal prison. He was sentenced today to three years, plus a $250,000 fine, for conspiring with Anthony Pellicano to wiretap the wife of mogul Kirk Kerkorian. Christensen, who has already left Christensen, Glaser, Fink, Jacobs, Weil & Shapiro (since renamed), was allowed to remain free pending appeal.
Terry Christensen gets three years
More by Kevin Roderick:John Severson, 83, founder of Surfer magazine
LA Observed Notes: 60 Minutes, selling the Coliseum and more
Gil Cedillo, Nick Melvoin win LA runoffs*
LA Observed Notes: Baca goes down, LAX shuffle, media moves
LA Observed Notes: Big TV news, media moves, obits and more
Recent Police stories on LA Observed:LA Times hires new sheriff's beat reporter
Steven Owen, Los Angeles Sheriff's sergeant, 53
Chief Charlie Beck
Silver Lake residents 'had faith in DWP's promises'
Code 7 in Sherman Oaks: A little bit of history
Feds throw more charges at ex-Sheriff Baca
Ex-sheriff Baca rolls the dice on a trial
TV meteorologist Josh Rubenstein leaving for the LAPD