Brown's Statement on Judge Ordering Anna Nicole Smith's Boyfriend and Physicians to Stand Trial

Friday, October 30, 2009
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Statement from Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Superior Court Judge Robert J. Perry's order for Howard K. Stern, Khristine Eroshevich and Sandeep Kapoor to stand trial on charges of conspiring to illegally furnish prescription medications causing the death of Anna Nicole Smith.

"These are very serious violations that will deservedly be heard by a jury,' said Attorney General Brown. 'This will send a message that the laws regarding prescription drug safety will be vigorously enforced in California.'

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