CHARLOTTE OBSERVER SAYS FRANCE SHOULD NOT GET SPECIAL TREATMENT IN FAMILY COURT

An editorial in today's Charlotte Observer calls for a district court to stop giving NASCAR chairman Brian France special treatment in a contract dispute with his ex-wife Megan. The Observer says, "The question is whether the rich and famous should be given special treatment by the courts that is out of reach for regular folks." You see, when regular folks ask a judge to seal all of the documents in a routine trial, the judge usually gives them this face. Per the Observer:The N.C. C ...

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LAWYERS FOR OBSERVER AND WCNC CALL FOR OPENNESS IN SECRETIVE FRANCE CASE

Local news organizations are starting to pay attention to Brian France's super-secret lawsuit with his ex-wife Megan. That's one of the drawbacks of super-secret lawsuits. Reporters who believe in the quaint notion of open government tend to pay attention to them. According to legal experts, France's civil complaint against his ex-wife Megan has received extraordinary treatment from the court. Attorneys for the Charlotte Observer and WCNC have joined lawyers for France's ex-wife Megan in calling ...

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BRIAN FRANCE’S SECRET LEGAL TROUBLES

The Charlotte Observer reports that NASCAR chairman Brian France is fighting a doozy of a lawsuit involving his ex-wife, and his lawyers are going to "extraordinary" lengths to keep the case from the public. The Observer reports, "It's unclear exactly what the dispute involves, but the matter is being heard in family court and apparently involves domestic issues." France filed a civil complaint in North Carolina against his ex-wife, Megan. I would tell you what it entails, bu ...

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