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Johnny Depp Sues Longtime Talent Lawyer for Malpractice, Wants $30M in Fees Returned

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The actor claims attorney Jake Bloom and his firm collected more than $30 million in fees without a written contract. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online Johnny Depp

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Exclusive: Pentagon Document Contradicts Trump’s Gold Star Claims #LiarInChief is as usual #LiarInChief

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:"In the hours after President Donald Trump said on an Oct.

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Will Congress Bring Songwriters a Lump of Coal or Justice?

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It is axiomatic that as government expands, liberty contracts. Songwriters are among the most highly regulated workers in America, so on the continuum of liberty, guess where songwriters score? Most people are surprised by that unadulterated, and rather bleak, fact.

Russo and Risch on Virtual Copyright @ProfRisch

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Jack Russo, ComputerLaw Group, LLP, and Michael Risch, Villanova University School of Law, are publishing Virtual Copyright in The Law of Virtual and Augmented Reality (Woody Barfield and Marc Blitz eds., 2018). Here is the abstract. This book chapter explores

FCC Announces That It Will Lift Filing Freeze on TV Station Modification Applications before LPTV/TV Translator Displacement Window

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For well over four years, television stations have not been able to file applications to upgrade their technical facilities as the FCC froze such applications as it wanted to preserve a stable database of TV facilities while it conducted the Incentive Auction and implemented the repacking of the TV band.

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Post on The Classic First Amendment Tradition Under Stress: Freedom of Speech and the University @YaleLawSch

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Robert Post, Yale Law School, has published The Classic First Amendment Tradition Under Stress: Freedom of Speech and the University. Here is the abstract. This forthcoming chapter in a book to be edited by Lee Bollinger and Geoffrey Stone scrutinizes

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FCC Political Broadcasting Rules for Write-In Candidates

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In these last few weeks before the many municipal elections that will be occurring in November in states across the country, I have recently received several questions about a broadcaster’s legal obligations toward write-in candidates who want to run advertising on a radio or television station.

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Disney Fights Unlicensed 'Star Wars,' 'Frozen' Characters at Children's Birthday Parties

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The guy who runs Characters for Hire isn't giving into the force. read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Business THR Online

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Netflix Settles With Executive Claiming Widespread Sexual Harassment

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A former Netflix HR director accused the company of routinely "tolerating harassment and discrimination" by its executives. Netflix denies it, but settled a case. read more. THR, Esq. Culture Movies Television Culture Tech Business THR Online Automotive NSFW autoplay

Hollywood Confronts a Copyright Argument With Potential for Mass Disruption

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Who really owns the CG characters in blockbuster films like 'Avengers' and 'Night at the Museum'? On Monday, a judge was told it's not the studios. read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Tech Business THR Online

'Wolf of Wall Street' Producers Push for End to "Libel in Fiction" Lawsuit

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Paramount Pictures, Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio fight claims from the former general counsel at Stratton Oakmont. read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Business THR Online

Harvey Weinstein Could Still Be Prosecuted for Rape In Utah

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The state stops the clock when an alleged offender is out of state, keeping old felony cases alive for prosecution — but there are practical hurdles and possible constitutional challenges. read more. THR, Esq. Business Home Movies Television Business THR Online Harvey Weinstein Rose McGowan autopla

'Spinal Tap' Lawsuit Now Seeks Confirmation That Creators Reclaimed Rights

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Is Vivendi sticking Harry Shearer with the bill for defending a profit participation lawsuit? read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Music Business THR Online

VidAngel Files for Bankruptcy Amid Hollywood Legal Battle

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The family-friendly streaming service has no plans to curb its offerings or back off the litigation. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online

Disney Seeks Reimbursement of Some of Its $177M "Pink Slime" Payout

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ABC's parent company files a lawsuit against AIG Specialty Insurance Company. read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Business THR Online

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Trump's Justice Department Lawyers Ask Court to Toss Twitter Users' Lawsuit

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The DOJ argues Trump's tweeting isn't "state action" and its supporting statements imply the site would be well within its rights to ban the president if it wanted to. read more. THR, Esq. Politics Politics THR Online

BuzzFeed Invokes Reporter's Privilege to Shield Trump Dossier Source

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Aleksej Gurbarev wants to know the identity of the source after learning BuzzFeed didn't get the spy report from Fusion GPS. read more. THR, Esq. Business Politics Tech Business THR Online

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Lionsgate Beats $55M Lawsuit for Overdubbing Actress' Voice in Movie

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An appeals court says Paz de la Huerta hasn't offered proof of damages from a second actress recording voiceover narration in "Nurse 3D." read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Business THR Online

Clearly General Kelly purposefully lied about Congresswoman Frederica Wilson

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After Video Refutes Kelly’s Charges, Congresswoman Raises Issue of Race - The New York Times

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By Yamiche Alcindor, Michael D. Shear" WASHINGTON — Video of a 2015 speech delivered by Representative Frederica S. Wilson revealed Friday that John F.

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Andy Borowitz: The End of Trump | The New Yorker

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John Kelly owes the congresswoman an apology - The Washington Post. Unfortunately White Racist Men Do Not Apologize.

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John Kelly owes the congresswoman an apology - The Washington Post

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John Kelly Used Racist Term To Lie About Congresswoman Wilson. We Should Have Known What Kelly Is. ".John Kelly grew up in the largely segregated community of Boston where such terms are unfortunately common. The phrase Kelly used is a way of playing on the racist stereotype of black people being too noisy in public and lazy and/or irresponsible (empty) in their own lives and complaining about things when there’s really nothing to complain about (racism, lack of economic opportunity, etc)."

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"Everyone should have known what was really in John Kelly’s heart when Trump gleefully chose him as his Chief of Staff. As with many of yesteryear’s racist political stormtroopers, Kelly’s done a good job of remaining hidden in the closet.

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After Video Refutes Kelly’s Charges, Congresswoman Raises Issue of Race - The New York Times

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After Video Refutes Kelly’s Charges, Congresswoman Raises Issue of Race - The New York Times

Frederica Wilson 2015 video shows White House Chief of Staff John Kelly got it wrong - Sun Sentinel Chief of Staff and General Kelly John Kelly blatantly lied about Fredrica Wilson. This racist General should resign now. He has defamed Congressman Wilson and is not fit to serve. Watch her whole speech. He fabricated everything he said. General Kelly has no honor!

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"White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, criticizing Florida Congresswoman Frederica Wilson, misrepresented a 2015 speech she made at the opening of a new FBI building, an exclusive South Florida Sun Sentinel video of her speech shows.

Wilson responds to John Kelly (full interview) General Kelly lied according to Congressman Frederica Wilson and use a racially tinged insult.

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Trump’s mindless cruelty to a soldier’s widow speaks to the core of his character - The Washington Post

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"By Eugene Robinson Opinion writer October 19 at 7:57 PM One person who obviously didn’t know ‘what he was signing up for’ is President Trump. Others include Trump voters who believed they were electing a decent human being to be commander in chief.

A fallen black soldier being disrespected? That's not an aberration in America. The reported treatment of Sergeant La David Johnson’s family is part of this country’s ugly history regarding black people and the military. | Ameer Hasan Loggins | Opinion | The Guardian

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"Donald Trump’s reported response to Myeshia Johnson, widow of slain soldier Sergeant La David Johnson, has the 45th president of the United States in the thick of yet another controversy.

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Trump Isn’t Hitler. But the Lying … - The New York Times

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Charles's Blow's last question is also the one I have and I have my doubts. "It It is a commonly accepted rule among those who are in the business of argument, especially online, that he or she who invokes Adolf Hitler, either in oratory or essays, automatically forfeits the argument.

From Lincoln to Trump, how presidents console families of fallen soldiers - The Washington Post

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On May 25, 1861, Abraham Lincoln sat down to write a New York oyster salesman and his wife what was probably his first condolence letter of the Civil War. “My My dear Sir and Madam,” he began, “in the untimely loss of your noble son, our affliction here, is scarcely less than your own.”

Al Franken Cross-Examines Jeff Sessions On Lying About Russian Meeting

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Walker on Investigative Journalism and Counter Terrorism Laws

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Clive Walker, University of Leeds, Centre for Criminal Justice Studies, has published Investigative Journalism and Counter Terrorism Laws at 31 Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics, and Public Policy 129 (2017). Here is the abstract. Since terrorism is now perceived

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Tsesis on Social Media Accountability for Terrorist Propaganda @LoyolaLaw

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Alexander Tsesis, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, is publishing Social Media Accountability for Terrorist Propaganda in volume 86 of the Fordham Law Review (2017). Here is the abstract. Terrorist organizations have found social media websites to be invaluable for

Demagogue - a political leader who seeks support by appealing to popular desires and prejudices rather than by using rational argument. #LiarInChief

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