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Tennis umpire's false arrest lawsuit against LAPD is dismissed
Tennis umpire's false arrest lawsuit against LAPD is dismissed

A U.S. District Court judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a tennis umpire against the Los Angeles Police Department and county coroner's office alleging she was falsely arrested and wrongfully accused of bludgeoning her husband to death with a coffee cup. Lois Goodman claimed in the suit that her arrest as she went to officiate a tennis game at the U.S. Open in New York led her to suffer "public humiliation.” The lawsuit followed a 2012 decision by the Los Angeles County district attorney's office to drop criminal charges against her after a crime scene expert and outside medical examiner advised prosecutors that forensic evidence did...

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