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November 1, 2012
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FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2012 file photo, singer Britney Spears arrives at the Pre-GRAMMY Gala & Salute to Industry Icons with Clive Davis honoring Richard Branson in Beverly Hills, Calif. A judge on Thursday Nov. 1, 2012 dismissed libel, breach of contract and battery claims filed by Spears’ former confidante Sam Lutfi against the singer’s parents and her conservators.

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FILE - In this May 14, 2012 file photo, new “X Factor” judge Britney Spears attends the FOX network upfront presentation party at Wollman Rink, in New York. A judge on Thursday Nov. 1, 2012 dismissed libel, breach of contract and battery claims filed by Spears’ former confidante Sam Lutfi against the singer’s parents and her conservators.