In his closing argument, Anthony Pellicano wanted to emphasize that his detective agency was not a "criminal enterprise," as prosecutors have alleged. Acting as his own defense attorney - and thus having to refer to himself in the third person - Pellicano said, "I respectfully submit to you: They have not found an enterprise - or that there was a common purpose. There was an investigative agency run by a guy who'd been around a...
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Mark LacterMark Lacter created the LA Biz Observed blog in 2006. He posted until the day before his death on Nov. 13, 2013.
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