Choudhury Attys Seek Rape Case Exit As Yogi’s Trial Nears

Law360, Los Angeles (July 19, 2016, 5:38 PM EDT) -- With scandal-plagued yoga guru Bikram Choudhury’s civil rape trial approaching, his law firm asked a California judge to be relieved as the famed businessman’s counsel, saying on Tuesday that a “breakdown in communication” has made it “unreasonably difficult” to represent him.

On Tuesday, the motion from Ballard Rosenberg Golper & Savitt LLP was heard in chambers by Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Ruth A. Kwan, but the matter was continued to Aug. 1, with no ruling issued by the court on the request.

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