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Lane Kiffin can’t catch a break. Not that he deserves one. On Monday, the Tennessee Titans joined in on the Lane Kiffin bashing with the rest of the state of Tennessee by filing suit against Kiffin and the University of Southern California. This came just days after Titans head coach, Jeff Fisher, publicly [...]

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Monday Morning JETLawg

On July 26, 2010 By JETLaw

In the news…

Michigan woman faces murder charges from a Facebook feud that ended in tragedy.

House Financial Services Chairman Barney Frank’s drive to establish a licensing and regulation system for Internet gambling still faces resistance.

70,000 blogs unexpectedly shut down by unidentified law enforcement agency.

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A Los Angeles County jury recently awarded Don Johnson $23.2 million in lost profits for his role in the 90′s television show “Nash Bridges.”

In February 2009, Johnson sued three entertainment companies associated with the show’s production — Rysher Entertainment, 2929 Entertainment, and Qualia Captial — in Los Angeles County Superior [...]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On December 6, 2009 By JETLaw

In the news . . .

Sprint providing law enforcement with subscribers GPS information.

Is Wikipedia becoming an oligarchy?

Disabled mayor prepared to bring ADA claim against Disney World for treatment over four-wheeled iBOT at Magic Kingdom. German tourist arrested at same park for making security [...]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On November 22, 2009 By JETLaw

In the news . . .

Wired writer tries to find out if it’s possible to disappear in the digital world.

England’s proposed new copyright laws are extremely controversial.

Insurance company takes away Canadian woman’s long-term sick leave benefit after Facebook photos indicate she wasn’t suffering from depression.

Sony [...]

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No Doubt Cries "Don't Speak" to Band Hero Avatars

On November 16, 2009 By Anne Goodwyn

In a digital world, where celebrities’ images and recordings are easily manipulated, distorted, and distributed, it is refreshing to see musical group No Doubt take control of its representations.

No Doubt filed a lawsuit against Activision, the publishers of the popular Band Hero video game, Wednesday, November 4. No Doubt seeks an injunction [...]

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Jon & Kate Plus Legal Headaches

On October 21, 2009 By JETLaw

Few reality show “stars” have reached the level of stardom as Jon and Kate Gosselin and their brood of eight children, including a pair of twins, and a set of sextuplets. In the past six months, the Gosselins have been in the public eye more for their off-camera antics than for their TLC show Continue Reading

Monday Morning JetLawg

On October 18, 2009 By JETLaw

In the news . . .

In yet another Missouri cyber-bullying incident, teenager arrested for threatening website.

TLC claims breach of contract against Jon Gosselin for stopping production of Jon & Kate Plus 8.

New FTC guidelines threaten to fine bloggers who fail to disclose relationships with advertisers.

Federal [...]

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Monday Morning Jetlawg

On July 5, 2009 By JETLaw

In the news . . .

– Former Tennesee Titans quarterback Steve McNair and a female friend were found shot to death in a Nashville condominum.

– More legal troubles for Nike: On the heels of a copyright infringement lawsuit brought by Eddie Van Halen, SportsFuzion files against Nike and the Basketball [...]

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On Friday, September 26, 2008, a New York State Supreme Court judge granted NBC Universal (NBC) a preliminary injunction against the Weinstein Company, the creator of the Project Runway series, preventing NBC from promoting, marketing, or exhibiting the hit cable reality show until further notice.

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