Houston's 1st Court of Appeals has found that the trial court hearing a defamation suit brought by Virgie Arthur, the mother of former model and television personality Anna Nicole Smith, abused its discretion when it appointed a special master, who had power to search attorney Howard K. Stern's computer hard drive, and ordered him to turn over his hard drive to the special master.
1st Court Issues 2nd Ruling in Suit By Anna Nicole Smith's Mom
July 19, 2010
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