Boyden on Daly v. Palmer, or the Melodramatic Origins of the Ordinary Observer @BruceBoyden

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Boyden, Marquette University Law School, is publishing Daly v. Daly v. Bruce E. Palmer, or the Melodramatic Origins of the Ordinary Observer in volume 68 of the Syracuse Law Review (2018). Here is the abstract. Palmer, decided in 1868, began

Happy Birthday Devil Dawgs!

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“Dan” Daly, USMC; near Lucy-`le-Bocage as he led the 5th Marines’ attack into Belleau Wood, 6 June 1918. Gunny Daly was awarded the Navy Cross for his service in the battle, and also received the Medal of Honor on two other occasions.].

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Happy Birthday Devil Dawgs!

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Dan" Daly, USMC; near Lucy-`le-Bocage as he led the 5th Marines' attack into Belleau Wood, 6 June 1918. Gunny Daly was awarded the Navy Cross for his service in the battle, and also received the Medal of Honor on two other occasions “Come on, you sons of b **s!

Happy Birthday Devil Dawgs!

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Dan" Daly, USMC; near Lucy-`le-Bocage as he led the 5th Marines' attack into Belleau Wood, 6 June 1918 “Come on, you sons of bitches! Do you want to live forever?” ” [GySgt. Daniel J.

Supreme Court to Hear Wal-Mart Discrimination Case - NYTimes.com

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Judge Michael Daly Hawkins , writing for the majority, said the company’s policies and treatment of women were similar enough that a single lawsuit was both efficient and appropriate. Wal-Mart Stores Business Supreme Court of the United States Michael Daly Hawkins Class action Wal-Mart United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Susan P.

Wikileaks, Corporate Power, and Free Speech on the 'Net

Media Law Prof Blog

Angela Daly, European University Institute, Department of Law, has published Private Power and New Media: The Case of the Corporate Suppression of Wikileaks and its Implications for the Exercise of Fundamental Rights on the Internet. Here is the abstract.

Free Expression and the Internet

Media Law Prof Blog

Angela Daly, European University Institute, Department of Law, has published The Internet, and Rationales for Free Expression. Here is the abstract. The changes to society brought by the Internet have prompted a challenge to orthodoxy in a number of areas

Little Ashes: Will Twilight's Pattinson Pull Women?

Thompson On Hollywood

On the other hand, Pattinson stretches quite a bit as Salvador Dali in Little Ashes , a European art film with a cultural pedigree. Garcia Lorca and Dali form a powerful bond that is sexual, but Dali can't handle it.

Mitigation ‘Round About Midnight?

Digital Media Law

Moving Leno back to late night gave NBC one host too many: Leno, O’Brien, Jimmy Fallon and Carson Daly. That sweet walkaway payday for Conan O’Brien might not be as rich as it sounds. Media such as Variety are reporting that NBC is likely to pay Conan $30 to $40 million to settle out his contract, with a deal to be reached shortly. But what few of the media appear to be mentioning is the two magic words of employment contract settlements: mitigation and offset.

Kiss-and-tell eliminates rights of publicity and privacy

Entertainment Law Resources Blog

July 27, 2003 In this newsletter: Kiss-and-tell eliminates rights of publicity and privacy 22-year old Diana Lynn Daly was caught on tape smooching with a member of Texas rockers Flickerstick, a group featured on VH1's "Bands on the Run" reality show. Daly had no problem with that. Embarrassed, Daly sued Viacom, Inc., Therefore, Daly could not claim misappropriation of her likeness in the program or in advertisements. Daly's other claims also failed. Daly v.

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22-year old Diana Lynn Daly was caught on tape smooching with a member of Texas rockers Flickerstick, a group featured on VH1's "Bands on the Run" reality show. Daly had no problem with that. Embarrassed, Daly sued Viacom, Inc., Therefore, Daly could not claim misappropriation of her likeness in the program or in advertisements. Furthermore, since Daly had publicly disclosed the kiss, she could no longer claim a right of privacy. Daly's other claims also failed.

Kiss-and-tell eliminates rights of publicity and privacy

Entertainment Law Resources Blog

July 27, 2003 In this newsletter: Kiss-and-tell eliminates rights of publicity and privacy 22-year old Diana Lynn Daly was caught on tape smooching with a member of Texas rockers Flickerstick, a group featured on VH1's "Bands on the Run" reality show. Daly had no problem with that. Embarrassed, Daly sued Viacom, Inc., Therefore, Daly could not claim misappropriation of her likeness in the program or in advertisements. Daly's other claims also failed. Daly v.

SAG Stalemate Update

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Qualifying for the ballot by Nominating Petition are incumbent actors Nancy Daly and Paul Napier, joined by actor David Jolliffe. The Screen Actors Guild stalemate grinds on. Variety says there are back-channel talks with studio heads, but it’s hard to know whether talks are actually in progress or, if any, how substantive they are. These rumors have persisted off and on for almost two months at least.

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Midnight in Mississippi William Faulkner v. Sony Pictures

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Scott Fitzgerald, Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dali. By Mark Litwak In 2011 Sony Pictures Classics released the hugely popular movie “Midnight in Paris,” written and directed by Woody Allen. The story centers on the character Gil Pender, a disillusioned Hollywood screenwriter who longs to be a serious novelist. Pender, played by Owen Wilson, is on vacation in Paris with his fiancée, played by Rachel McAdams.