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Since her public unraveling in 2008, Britney Spears has been controlled by a court-approved conservatorship that gives her father authority over her finances and many personal decisions  https://lat.ms/30hpTCR 

Fans are now questioning the arrangement with a rallying cry: #FreeBritney.  https://lat.ms/30hpTCR 

Law experts are quick to point out that while conservatorships can certainly be corrupted, as some Spears fans allege, there is likely good reason that these constraints still stand.  https://lat.ms/30hpTCR 

Times reporter @LauraMNewberry spent three months examining Britney’s conservatorship and reaching out to those who might have glimpsed how it has affected her.  https://lat.ms/30hpTCR 

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