DOMESTIC DISTRIBUTION PART I

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Now let's turn to domestic deals. Domestic" is usually defined as North America, which is comprised of the USA and Canada, as well as their possessions, territories, commonwealths, protectorates and trusteeships. However, many domestic deals also encompass the Bahamas, Bermuda, Saba Island, St. Kitts Island's sovereignty is shared by France and the Netherlands.Why are these entities considered part of the Domestic territory?

MHP on NFL's fumbles on domestic violence | MSNBC

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MHP on NFL''s fumbles on domestic violence | MSNBC

The 'double standard' in labeling domestic terrorism | MSNBC

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The ''double standard'' in labeling domestic terrorism | MSNBC

The 'double standard' in labeling domestic terrorism | MSNBC

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The ''double standard'' in labeling domestic terrorism | MSNBC

DOMESTIC DISTRIBUTION PART II

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If a domestic distributor is willing to take the plunge and release a film theatrically, it will almost always insist on securing ancillary rights for home video and television media. Hence, instead of an all-rights deal with one domestic distributor, many filmmakers end up opting for "split rights" deals. The goal for many filmmakers is nothing less than to see their film shown in a theater.

Domestic Distribution Part III, Home Video Formulas

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Moreover, domestic distributors usually insist on cross-collateralizing expenses among media. There are many formulas for home video deals, but most fall within three patterns. The first deal allows the distributor to retain a percentage of Gross Receipts as a distribution fee, and to recoup certain designated marketing expenses from film revenues, with the remaining balance, if any, paid to the filmmaker.

Domestic Violence Shelters Struggle to Stay Open During Shutdown | The Nation

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Domestic Violence Shelters Struggle to Stay Open During Shutdown | The Nation

Judge Collins Reprimanded by the Florida Supreme Court For Jailing A Domestic Violence Victim

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Chris Brown No-Show At Grammys After Domestic Violence Allegation

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R&B singer Chris Brown was arrested early Sunday morning after an alleged domestic violence dispute with a woman who has not yet been identified. Tags: Domestic Violence chris brown Under Arrest Attack Police say that Brown and the woman were in a car by Hollywood’s Hancock Park when they became involved in an argument. The argument then escalated as the two exited their car.

Contestant from A Shot At Love 2 Arrested for Alleged Domestic Violence

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Chad Tulik, who was a former “contestant&# on the Tila Tequila dating show A Shot At Love, has been arrested on domestic violence charges for allegedly beating up his girlfriend. Tags: Domestic Violence Celebrity Wannabe shot at love arrest tila tequila Under Arrest

NSA Has Illegally Collected Thousands of Domestic Emails Over the Years

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The NSA has been collecting thousands of domestic emails, and has been doing so illegally, according to Judge John D. Bates, of the FISA Court (read his opinion here, redacted). The judge told the administration it had misrepresented its activities

'CSI' Co-Creator Ann Donahue Sued Over Breakup With Domestic Partner

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Anne McGrail claims she backed off on her own Hollywood career to take care of the couple's children. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online

CBS New York Affiliate Anchor Arrested On Domestic Violence Charges

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Police arrested Rob Morrison, anchor for WCBS, on "charges of second-degree strangulation, second-degree threatening and disorderly conduct" after incidents at their Connecticut home Sunday night. They said Mr. Morrison assaulted and threated his wife, CBS MoneyWatch reporter Ashley Morrison.

Federal Judge Finds NSA Collection of Domestic Phone Info Violates Privacy Law

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District Court Judge Richard Leon has ruled that the NSA program under which the agency collects metadata consisting of the phone records of US citizens is "an apparent violation of privacy rights," according to this account from CNN

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Chinese Government Moves To Cut Back On Permissible Forms Of Non-Domestic Broadcast

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From the Hollywood Reporter: the Chinese government has cut back on the types of foreign tv broadcast formats permitted in the country. Some observers see the restrictions as, in part, an attempt on the part of the government to remove

Baltimore school police officer caught on video beating and cursing at student. Domestic police terrorism, our biggest and most dangerous terrorism problem,

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Baltimore school police officer caught on video beating and cursing at student Baltimore school police officer caught on video beating and cursing at student

Former Child Actor and Star of “The Sandlot” Arrested

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York has now been charged with one felony county of domestic battery. Tags: Domestic Violence Under Arrest assault battery child actor Marty York Mugshot.

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Former Child Actor and Star of “The Sandlot” Arrested

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York has now been charged with one felony county of domestic battery. Tags: Domestic Violence Under Arrest assault battery child actor Marty York Mugshot.

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The taming and domestication of religious faith is one of the unceasing chores of civilization.

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Christopher Hitchens, awesome as always. Filed under: church and state.

Sean Penn Files $10 Million Defamation Lawsuit Against "Empire" Co-Creator Lee Daniels

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Penn says that Daniels accused him of domestic violence with a comparison to Terrence Howard. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Television Music Business THR Online

Knightley Chases Boyle

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What started as a helpful public service announcement about domestic abuse (directed by Atonement director Joe Wright) has morphed into the latest YouTube sensation. Tags: domestic abuse Keira Knightley YouTube

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Black Women Face a Greater Risk of Domestic Violence | Black Politics on the Web

Suge Knight Pleads Guilty in Las Vegas Justice Court

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Knight plead guilty to one count of misdemeanor domestic batter. The guilty admission comes with a $340 fine, forty-eight hours of community service, and he will have to attend domestic violence counseling. Tags: Domestic Violence suge knight guilty assault Attack In a follow up to our story about Suge Knight alleged assault on his girlfriend in Las Vegas, Knight took a plea deal in the Las Vegas Justice Court on Wednesday.

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Sean Penn Gets Forum and Some Money in Defamation Fight With Lee Daniels

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Penn says that Daniels accused him of domestic violence with a comparison to Terrence Howard. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television Business THR Online

Monday Morning JetLawg

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Critics slam Saturday Night Live for being insensitive toward domestic violence after Tiger Woods skit. In the news. First U.S. inmate executed through new intravenous method. Too much sex in television ads recently?

Lee Daniels Says Madonna Declaration Doesn't Save Sean Penn Lawsuit

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The 'Empire' co-creator says there was no actual malice, citing past reports of abuse including a "lurid account" of Sean Penn's "domestic terror." read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Music Business THR Online

Chris Brown Pleads Not Guilty to Felony Assault Charges

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Tags: Celebrity Domestic Violence Under Arrest chris brown plea rihanna

Mel Gibson Escapes Settlement Payments After Ex-Girlfriend's Howard Stern Interview

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Oksana Grigorieva's response to the radio host in 2013 carried domestic violence insinuations about Gibson — and an appeals court says it's enough to deny her $500,000.

Alleged Rihanna Photo Leak Could Spark Criminal Charges

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The LAPD stated that it is “ reasonable to believe &# that the TMZ photo was taken by one of their officers in connection with a domestic violence investigation.

Chris Brown Pleads Not Guilty to Felony Assault Charges

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Tags: Celebrity Domestic Violence Under Arrest chris brown plea rihanna

New Mexico Lawmakers Express Concerns Regarding Fusion Centers’ Information Collecting Practices

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Tags: criminal law constitution law enforcement fusion centers legislation domestic surveillance New Mexico technology information gathering counterterrorism Big Brother official abuse privacy internet

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Health Care Overhaul Collapses as Two Republican Senators Defect - The New York Times

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"WASHINGTON — Republican Senators Jerry Moran of Kansas and Mike Lee of Utah declared Monday night they would oppose the Senate Republican bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, for now killing a seven-year-old promise to overturn President Barack Obama’s signature domestic achievement."

Investors in Legal Confrontation Over '2016: Obama's America'

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million domestically. Accusations fly between writer-director Dinesh D'Souza and executive producer Douglas Sain over money from a documentary film that has earned $33.5 read more. The Business Barack Obama Lionsgate Movies THR, Esq. 2016: Obama's America Business

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Yet Another Man With a Gun Just Murdered His Wife and Children | Mother Jones "State police call it "one of the worst cases of domestic violence in Maine''s history

Supreme Court Won't Allow Hurricane Sandy to Interfere With Big Copyright Showdown

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Justice Roberts has overruled a storm of 80 mph winds so that the high court can consider the right to re-sell books, movies and songs imported domestically.

ACLU v. Clapper: Second Circuit Vacates Lower Court Opinion On NSA Bulk Collecting of Metadata

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Clapper, the case concerning the National Security Agency's collection of domestic phone records in bulk. Here is a link to the Second Circuit opinion on ACLU v. The court said in part that Section 215 of the Patriot Act "cannot

U.S. Judge Denies Megaupload's Motion to Dismiss Copyright Case

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Megaupload might be based overseas, but a judge doesn't believe that failure to immediately deliver a summons domestically is a sufficient reason to let the corporation evade U.S.

$15 Million Film Tax Incentive extended through 2009

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I somehow missed it last October when Congress acted to extend the $15 Million tax incentive for domestic films that was originally created in the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004. Producers may now deduct the first $15 Million spent on qualifying domestic film production, regardless of the picture’s total budget.

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Black activist jailed for his Facebook posts speaks out about secret FBI surveillance | World news | The Guardian

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The father of three said he was shocked to later learn that agents investigating “domestic terrorism” had been monitoring him for years and were arresting him that day in part because of his Facebook posts criticizing police. “It’s America, home of the free, for some!

Non-lawyers Practicing Law? It’s Happening in Several States

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Those who pass will be licensed by the state to provide legal advice and assistance to clients in domestic relations without the supervision of a lawyer. In March, Washington state’s first class of limited license legal technicians will sit for a licensing exam. Over time, Washington plans to license LLLTs in other practice areas as […]. The post Non-lawyers Practicing Law? It’s Happening in Several States appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. General