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Bill Cosby admitted to acquiring sedatives with the intent to give them to women he wanted to have sex with, according to court documents released yesterday. Cosby also admitted to giving drugs to at least one woman before sex.

The admissions came in depositions taken during a lawsuit filed by Andrea Constand, who accused Cosby of drugging and raping her in 2004. Under oath, Cosby conceded he had several prescriptions for Quaaludes and intended to give them to women.

Noted Florida resident, serial domestic abuser, firearm enthusiast, and neighborhood watcher George Zimmerman was apparently shot in the face during a road rage incident in Lake Mary. According to authorities, Zimmerman's injuries were minor.

Zimmerman is (in)famous as the man who shot and killed unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin in 2012. A jury acquitted Zimmerman of second-degree murder and manslaughter charges, and the Department of Justice recently declined to pursue criminal civil rights charges against him.

Today is Star Wars Day, so while we say May the Force (and the Fourth) Be With You, we also thought it would be fun to take a look at Darth Vader's rap sheet.

In the interested of space (pun mostly intended) and taste, we're confining our window to Episodes IV, V and VI, the unquestioned core of Star Wars canon: "Star Wars," "The Empire Strikes Back," and "Return of the Jedi."

Here are five of Darth Vader's most infamous crimes:

Robert Durst will be staying in jail for the foreseeable future. Now that authorities have Durst in their grasp, they aren't going to let him go any time soon.

A Louisiana magistrate denied bond, also known as bail, for Robert Durst at a bail hearing in New Orleans. Durst was arrested recently after "The Jinx," an HBO documentary, showed him allegedly confessing to killing a California woman and his wife. He was also charged with illegally owning weapons and drugs. Prosecutors argued that Durst is a flight risk, and the magistrate agreed. Durst's lawyer, Dick DeGuerrin, didn't put up much of a fight and did not seek bail.

When can a judge refuse to grant bail?

George Zimmerman Arrested; Denies Throwing Bottle at Girlfriend

Just when you thought it was safe to be George Zimmerman, the Florida man acquitted of the 2013 shooting of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin is back in the news.

Zimmerman was arrested and jailed on Friday for aggravated assault after allegedly throwing a wine bottle toward his girlfriend -- an incident he denies. It was Zimmerman's third domestic violence-related incident since his acquittal in the Trayvon Martin case.

Friday is the 20th anniversary of the killings that led to the murder trial of former athlete and actor O.J. Simpson.

As you may recall, Simpson's ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman were killed June 13, 1994. O.J.'s news-breaking acquittal for their murders occurred a little more than a year later; he's currently in prison for an unrelated armed-robbery conviction.

So what legal lessons did we learn from O.J. Simpson? Looking back over the last two decades, here are five that come to mind:

Kerry Kennedy Found Not Guilty of Drugged Driving

After a five-day trial, a New York jury found Kerry Kennedy not guilty of drugged driving on Friday.

In 2012, Kennedy -- daughter of the late Sen. Robert F. Kennedy and ex-wife of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo -- was arrested and charged with driving while impaired after she crashed into a tractor-trailer while under the influence of a sleeping pill.

Why was she found not guilty?

Can a DUI Result in Deportation?

After pop star Justin Bieber's DUI arrest and the trending #DeportBieber hashtags on Twitter, many are wondering if a DUI can get a foreigner deported.

The Canadian-born singer's arrest brings to the forefront the immigration issues surrounding what happens to non-U.S. citizens who commit crimes while in the states. It's believed Bieber has an O-1 performer's visa, the Los Angeles Times reports.

Since DUIs are serious and dangerous offenses, can a DUI get a non-citizen deported?

Justin Bieber couldn't keep himself out of trouble for long this year, as he was arrested Thursday morning on suspicion of a DUI in Miami Beach.

Police Detective Vivian Hernandez told the New York Daily News that the DUI charge was for "a combination of alcohol and narcotics."

Although it seems the "Boyfriend" singer isn't giving Beliebers much to "belieb" in anymore, these five legal lessons from Bieber's DUI arrest might help:

Mars Heiress, 74, Fined $2,500 for Fatal Crash

Just like we predicted, Mars heiress Jacqueline Badger Mars, 74, will be facing light penalties for the fatal crash she caused that killed an 86-year-old woman and caused a pregnant passenger's miscarriage.

A Virginia judge ordered Mars, one of the world's richest women, to pay a $2,500 fine and suspended her driver's license for six months.

How did the candy heiress get such a sweet sentence?