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Don Johnson Earns First Paycheck in Years

On July 12, 2010 By

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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Will Kagan Move the Court Closer to Cameras?

On July 6, 2010 By

If you are a political junkie, work the night shift, or otherwise found the time to watch last week’s Supreme Court confirmation hearings, you were treated to a proceeding that had it all: political grandstanding, talking points, comedy, and very little substantive discussion of actual legal issues. What was not missing, however, […]

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Your Baby is No Einstein

On October 28, 2009 By

Disney’s Baby Einstein, the wildly popular brand of DVDs, CDs, and toys designed for infants, has been making headlines with its new refund program for DVDs purchased between June 5, 2004 and September 4, 2009. Protesters of Baby Einstein see this as Disney’s admission that the DVDs do not, in fact, make your […]

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On Monday, the United States Supreme Court denied certiorari in Cable News Network, Inc. v. CSC Holdings, Inc. Plaintiffs, including major networks such as NBC, CBS, FOX, Disney and Paramount, appealed from a Second Circuit decision overturning an injunction against Cablevision’s proposed “remote-storage DVR,” which allows […]

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It is a new chapter in the tumultuous history of the NFL Network. Cable provider Comcast Corp. and the NFL finally reached an agreement this week, but it may not be an ultimate resolution to their long dispute over the NFL Network. The conflict between the two parties began when Comcast […]

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A Victory for Couch Potatoes?

On August 6, 2008 By

Fast-forwarding through commercials may very soon become easier, cheaper and more widespread following a decision by the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in favor of cable-provider Cablevision, reversing an earlier district court decision. The lower court had granted summary judgment in favor of the plaintiffs (content providers such as Twentieth […]

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