12.09.21 – A virtual press conference was held today to share reactions to yesterday’s resentencing hearing for Scott Peterson. Scott Peterson, who was found by a jury to be guilty of the first-degree murder of his pregnant wife, Laci, and the second-degree murder of his unborn son, Conner, was resentenced by the San Mateo Superior Court judge to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Scott Peterson had formerly been sentenced to death, but the California Supreme Court decided to overturn that sentence and send it back to the lower court for a new trial on the death penalty issue. Speaking at today’s press conference are attorney Gloria Allred, and Anne Bird, the half-sister of Scott Peterson, with a statement by Amber Frey read, who was the key prosecution witness in the criminal case.
12.01.21 – Women’s Rights attorney Gloria Allred and Paxton Smith held a virtual press conference today to react to the United States Supreme Court Oral Argument this morning on the Mississippi case which challenges Roe v. Wade and which, if upheld, would ban abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy. Gloria Allred, who had to have a back-alley abortion before Roe v. Wade (when it was a crime for a doctor to perform an abortion) and who almost died from the illegal abortion, will react to Mississippi’s argument today in the case of Dobbs vs. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, the case argued before the United States Supreme Court.
11.17.21 – A press conference was held today in Los Angeles with attorney Gloria Allred and her client, Mamie Mitchell. The script supervisor on the set of “Rust,” Mamie Mitchell, has filed a lawsuit against actor and producer Alec Baldwin and other production figures over the on-set shooting that killed the film’s cinematographer. The lawsuit, which was filed in Los Angeles, accuses Baldwin of choosing “to play Russian roulette when he fired a gun without checking it and without having the armorer checking it in his presence.”
10.08.21 – A press conference was held today in Los Angeles with attorney Gloria Allred and her client, Faith Rodgers, who was a victim of R. Kelly who testified recently at his criminal trial in New York resulting in R. Kelly being convicted of charges being brought against him for her. It is Ms. Rodgers first time speaking out since Mr. Kelly was convicted.
10.04.21 – Today attorney Gloria Allred was joined for a virtual press conference by co-counsel Lisa Lanier and others to discuss seven lawsuits that we have filed on behalf of former students of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts related to allegations of childhood sexual abuse and exploitation each suffered while a minor attending that school.
09.08.21 – Today a virtual press conference was held with attorney Gloria Allred and her partner, John West, to demand answers regarding the secret videotaping of high school girls as they were changing their clothes and were naked or partially naked in the girls’ restroom at Los Osos High School in Rancho Cucamonga, California. Ms. Allred and Mr. West now represent a large group of girls who are current or former students at the high school and who fear that their naked images may have been captured by the camera that was hidden in the girls’ restroom. Present and speaking with Ms. Allred at the virtual news conference today is one of the parents whose daughter may be one of the victims on the videotape.
08.13.21 – Virtual press conference regarding Judy Huth vs Bill Cosby status hearing today – Attorneys Gloria Allred, John West and Nathan Goldberg discuss what happened in the status hearing today regarding our client’s civil lawsuit against Mr. Cosby.
08.10.21 – Attorney Gloria Allred held a virtual press conference today with her client, Susan Iannucci, who felt revictimized by Governor Cuomo when he used a picture of him kissing her as part of his defense to the N.Y. Attorney General’s report, and which was widely seen in the media, further embarrassing her.
07.20.21 – Harvey Weinstein is on his way to California today, bringing an end to his long effort to avoid or delay extradition to face more sex-crime charges in Los Angeles County. Mr. Weinstein faces 11 felony counts of sexual assault, including forcible rape, against five women in encounters at Beverly Hills hotels dating back to 2004. Attorney Gloria Allred, who represented some of his accusers in the New York trial and also represents two accusers in the Los Angeles case, said his extradition is “long overdue.” See her full statement here.
07.02.21 – Attorney Gloria Allred was joined by her special guest from Dallas, Texas – Paxton Smith, the 18 year-old woman who felt it necessary to speak about abortion rights in her high school valedictory speech recently. Ms. Allred also talks about actions that people can take to help support abortion rights.
06.30.21 – The Pennsylvania Supreme Court today overturned the conviction of Bill Cosby. Attorney Gloria Allred, who represented a majority of the prior bad-act accusers, held a virtual press conference to discuss her thoughts on this major event.
03.29.21 – Attorney Gloria Allred held a virtual press conference today with a New York resident, Sherry Vill, who chose to speak today about her claims of having been subject to unwelcome and unconsented physical contact with Governor Cuomo, which included but was not limited to grabbing her face and kissing her in 2017.
03.25.21 – Today attorney Gloria Allred was joined by four plaintiffs and co-counsel, John Carpenter, at a virtual press conference to announce an “herstoric” settlement — $842,400,000.00, which we believe to be the highest single sexual abuse and sex harassment settlement against a university in civil litigation history. This is a global settlement for the 702 women whom Dr. Tyndall sexually abused at U.S.C., and who decided to opt out of the federal class action settlement against U.S.C.
03.18.21 – Attorney Gloria Allred and her client Effie, held a virtual press conference today. They discussed the issue of consent in Effie’s romantic and intimate relationship with Armie Hammer in response to statements made by Mr. Hammer’s attorney.
02.24.21 – Attorney Gloria Allred was joined by client Hannah Archuleta and her father Tony Archuleta at a virtual press conference today to talk about Hannah’s allegations of sexual assault she reported by a male staff member while she was 17 years old and a resident at Turn-About Ranch in Utah, and the retaliation she suffered from reporting it. A lawsuit was filed today against the Ranch, which details her allegations.
01.12.21 – A female fire fighter and her attorney, Gloria Allred, hold a virtual press conference today to talk about her successful multi-million dollar settlement in her lawsuit alleging sex discrimination and retaliation for protesting it against the City of Boston. The fire fighter had also alleged that she was sexually assaulted by a male fire fighter. That male fire fighter was criminally prosecuted and convicted of felony Indecent Assault and Battery. Ms. Allred will discuss the importance of the case for women’s rights and her client, the female fire fighter, will discuss why she wanted to become a fire fighter and what happened to her that led to the sex discrimination and retaliation against her.