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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 [...]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On April 19, 2010 By JETLaw

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Doctor charged in connection with Michael Jackson’s death, Conrad Murray, refuses to negotiate a plea; legal team begins developing defense strategy.

Rapper Jay-Z sues David Ortiz of the Boston Red Sox over name of Dominican nightclub.

Truth in Caller ID Act of 2010 makes it a crime [...]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On March 21, 2010 By JETLaw

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Conservative man’s tweets regarding Obama assassination would receive no First Amendment protection.

Sony signs $200 million deal with Michael Jackson’s estate for ten projects over seven years.

Rapper DMX violates probation and gets six-month jail term.

Legal and ethical controversy raised by Virginia [...]

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Debbie Rowe Interview Causes Trouble for TMZ

On February 26, 2010 By JETLaw

Celebrity gossip website TMZ is now facing a copyright infringement lawsuit for its posting of a 2003 video interview with Michael Jackson’s ex-wife and the mother of his two oldest children, Debbie Rowe. The complaint was filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Central District [...]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On February 7, 2010 By JETLaw

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Google and NSA team up to fight cyberattacks.

Scientists discover energy teleportation.

Seventh Circuit upholds prison ban on Dungeons & Dragons against First and Fourteenth Amendment challenge.

Australian copyright holders lose ability to compel ISP assistance. Meanwhile, new Aussie [...]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On November 22, 2009 By JETLaw

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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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Don't Stop 'til You Get Enough

On November 12, 2009 By JETLaw

Money, that is. It seems the Jackson clan cannot get enough of the late pop icon’s money. In papers filed in the Los Angeles Superior Court on Friday, November 6, father Joe Jackson requested an allowance from Michael’s estate. According to the documents, 80-year-old Joe’s monthly expenses are estimated at more than $15,000 [...]

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In 1992, Michael Jackson founded the first Heal the World Foundation (“Jackson’s Foundation”) named after Jackson’s hit song “Heal the World.” Jackson’s foundation provided medicine to children and fought world hunger, homelessness, child exploitation and abuse. Jackson’s efforts to raise awareness and money for Jackson’s Foundation are numerous and highly publicized. Further, Jackson’s [...]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On August 30, 2009 By JETLaw

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Comcast’s win in district court regarding 1993 FCC rule allows it to pursue more than 30% of cable market.

Musician John Mayer must dish out $25,000 to charity selected by TMZ for losing bet over not-so-secret mug shot.

Michael Jackson’s death officially ruled a homicide [...]

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The next twist in the ongoing Michael Jackson death saga appears to be a criminal investigation: on July 22, the Los Angeles Police Department served a search warrant to the Houston clinic of Dr. Conrad Murray, Jackson’s personal doctor, who was with the pop icon at the time of his death on June 25. [...]

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