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Monday Morning JETLawg

On June 14, 2010 By JETLaw

In the news…

Federal Trade Commission opens investigation into whether Apple is using its position in the market to harm competitors.

DNA introduced to bolster thirty-year old murder charges in Atlanta killings.

Vince Young facing issues off the field for misdemeanor assault and involvement in altercation in Dallas Continue Reading

Kevin Garnett Probably Has Sharp Elbows

On April 27, 2010 By JETLaw

In contact sports, injuries often occur, and the line where an honest play turns into violent assault is a blurry one. The line gets clearer, however, when violence occurs after a play has stopped.

A few days ago, in an NBA first-round playoff game, power forward Kevin Garnett of the Boston Celtics elbowed [...]

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Injunction Attempt Less Effective than a Punch from Ronnie

On February 24, 2010 By JETLaw

Physical altercations were regular occurrences on MTV’s Jersey Shore, a reality television show that followed a group of eight young people sharing a beach house in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. On February 22, 2010, Ocean County Superior Court Judge Joseph L. Foster denied an injunction of the scheduled February 23 DVD release of the first [...]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On January 18, 2010 By JETLaw

In the news . . .

Ex-gay advocacy group battles Disney’s non-discrimination policy through shareholder vote.

Coldplay facing yet another charge of plagiarism.

Big week for baseball as slugger Mark McGwire comes clean on steroid use.

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg says privacy age is over.

Not quite a [...]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On October 4, 2009 By JETLaw

In the news . . .

CBS receiving criticism for lack of homosexual characters on scripted shows. And in the late-night realm, David Letterman sex-scandal/extortion plot getting even more attention.

The verdict is in: Americans don’t like being tracked online.

Federal employees barred from TWD, [...]

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Raiders Head Coach May Present NFL With Tough Call

On October 1, 2009 By JETLaw

Violence (at least to some degree) is a fundamental element of football; and, while it sometimes carries over from the field to the locker room, few would expect it in the coaches’ office. Well, the Oakland Raiders are currently dealing with a situation in which their head coach, Tom Cable, is accused of [...]

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It is not the first time an angry mother has blamed the rap industry for promoting violence, but a recent lawsuit presents an interesting twist. A 14-year-old boy and his mother filed suit Wednesday against some of the biggest names in the industry, including music mogul 50 Cent and Universal Music Group, [...]

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