Catching up on Britney Spears’ conservatorship case? Here’s what you should know

Britney Spears, in a sparkly bikini outfit, sings into a headset onstage.
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Britney Spears’ ongoing conservatorship case is complicated and stretches back 13 years.

Ahead of Wednesday’s hearing at the Stanley Mosk Courthouse in downtown Los Angeles, these stories explain where the case stands, how we got here and the impact it has already made.

Illustrations below by Chloe Zola.