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Crazy New Legal Papers in Britney Case

2/14/2008 8:22 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

In a bizarre twist, a lawyer in NYC has filed legal papers in Federal court, asking that Britney's conservatorship case be taken away from L.A. County Superior Court.

In the documents obtained by TMZ, attorney Jon Eardley claims Britney's rights have been snatched away from her and she has been cut off from life as she knows it.

Eardley claims, "It is doubtful that Ms. Spears can receive equal protection and a fair trial or hearing in the custody proceedings because of the intense media scrutiny of what would normally be private aspects of a person's life." It appears Eardley wants an injunction issued in federal court, asking the judge for the power to protect Brit in the custody case as well.

The documents allege "the deprivation of her civil liberties by the conservator is so severe as to interfere with the effectiveness of the scheduled medications that are covered by the Food, Drug and Cosmetics Act." This appears to be an attempt to get the Federal court to accept jurisdiction.

It is unclear on whose behalf Eardley is acting. We're told Sam Lutfi and his spokesman, Michael Sands, have something to do with the filing, though the exact nature of their involvement is unclear.

Stay tuned.

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1.

rachel    

Like she cares
She's off dancin'
and goin' ta starbucks
as usual
whatever

2442 days ago
2.

ont    

Well, well, well. And here comes someone else who wants his 15 minutes of fame. Pfffffff

2442 days ago
3.

Lenn K.    

Very interesting, But does care about anything other than Starbucks and the corner gas station?

2442 days ago
4.

Tangie    

If loving Britney is wrong, I don't want to be right!

2442 days ago
5.

Donna    

Next, they'll want to take it out of the country!

2442 days ago
6.

Brit Fan    

W T F? She sold her house in NY so she can't claim she is a resident there can she?

2442 days ago
7.

She Never Learns    

Crackpot, P.A.

2442 days ago
8.

Party 'till you die!    

Please, please, please let her have full control of her life again, so she can re-initiate her prior self destruct systems. It's only a matter of time! Let he tie things up in her own special way! Release her and let her run rampant, naked, and clueless through the streets again!

2442 days ago
9.

Fred    

I have thought for some time that this might happen. On the surface there is to my mind a good case for the Federal Judiciary to step in. A review of the actions of the court in California as to her constitional rights will be interesting, if a Federal Magistrate finds that the court violated her rights in custody or under conservation there could be hell to pay. The entire custody adjudication goes out the window as does the conservatorships and the authority of the courts in California to take any action.

2442 days ago
10.

Stacy    

Huh??? Looks like a publicity stunt to me!

2442 days ago
11.

Fed-her-a-Line    

When can some arbitrary lawyer decide that he can interfere in anybody's personal legal matters? I've never heard of such a thing. Who hired him? Somebody take that telephone away from Osama Pufti.

2442 days ago
12.

LAME    

WTF does NY have to do with this?

2442 days ago
13.

the lady    

LIFE AS SHE KNOWS IT?????? WTF??? SO THAT WOULD BE RITE-AID, STARBUCKS AND THE GAS STATION , RIGHT???

2442 days ago
14.

celebuspawn    

the girl is ill. The only person who can protect her is her father and he's doing a great job. all of these parasites need to be cut off and that includes the media and the hundreds of photographers, random lawyers from NY, shady friends aka SL, and you and I who follow these stories. Leave her alone and let her get better.

2442 days ago
15.

Rappy    

I would be willing to bet Sam Lutfi is behind this,.

2442 days ago
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