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A federal judge certified a class action lawsuit against MTV and its parent company Viacom on Friday for allegedly violating labor laws in its treatment of interns.
Casey O’Jeda claims that MTV underpaid himself and other interns in violation of federal labor laws. The complaint alleges that interns [...]Continue Reading →
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Major Hollywood studios get victory over “Family-Friendly” DVD service that strips films of objectionable content.
Judge orders shutdown of TV streaming site, despite periodic statutory licensing payments.
France becomes destination of choice for celebrities looking to forum shop for plaintiff-friendly defamation laws.
Law firm [...]Continue Reading →
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Legal fight over song from “The Fighter” causes trouble for CBS, Beck, the NFL, and Busta Rhymes, among others.
Originally proposed by the telecommunications giant, Verizon now opposes FCC’s net neutrality rules.
IFPI music report sheds new light on impact piracy has on recording [...]Continue Reading →
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LiveNation sues former CEO for $5 million over dispute involving contract and use of 360 Deals.
Famous Hollywood Boulevard Superheros back on the street after federal judge rules First Amendment protects their activity.
Senate approves legislation that allows domain-name seizure for websites pirating copyrighted [...]Continue Reading →
On November 2, 2010 By Joanna Barry October 31, 2010
After two moths of testimony and thirteen days of deliberation, the jury in the Anna Nicole Smith trial entered its verdict on Thursday, October 28th. The jury found Anna Nicole’s boyfriend/lawyer, Howard K. Stern, and her psychiatrist, Dr. Khristine Eroshevich, guilty of conspiring to provide drugs using false names, but acquitted or hung on other [...]Continue Reading →
On August 6, 2010 By Joanna Barry August 6, 2010
Three years after Anna Nicole Smith died of an accidental prescription drug overdose, California prosecutors are trying two of her doctor’s and her attorney/boyfriend, Howard K. Stern. The three are being tried for conspiracy to prescribe controlled substances to an addict. Assistant District Attorney Renee Rose made opening statements to a jury on Wednesday, saying [...]Continue Reading →
New studies indicate that children who begin lying at an earlier age will be more successful in later life.
Hacking of personal information increases tenfold with introduction of Spokeo, a program that imports private information from social networking sites.
Viacom strikes again claiming filming the [...]Continue Reading →
FCC gives Hollywood the green light to deactivate PCs and individual home theaters that show pirated movies.
9th Circuit will decide if First Sale Doctrine excuses eBay sales of record labels’ promotional CDs on eBay.
“Tell-All” generation rethinks privacy issues on Facebook as they enter [...]Continue Reading →
There are little inaccuracies in nearly every film we watch. In fact, some websites are dedicated solely to picking out these small, sometimes amusing mistakes. But what happens when we accept these inaccuracies as fact?
Science in film has always been a tricky business, and oftentimes it’s difficult for the masses to separate [...]Continue Reading →
On June 2, 2008 By JETLaw June 2, 2008
It was a long, cold, and boring winter. November 5, 2007 marked the beginning of the 100 day Writers Guild of America Strike that crippled television and movie production for most of 2007 and 2008. No new episodes of beloved television shows aired for months – if at all – and the 2008 [...]Continue Reading →
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