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

Cadwalader Site Seeks to Help Combat Domestic Human Trafficking

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Explaining the site’s purpose , Steinberg writes: VS. is a virtual roundtable for frontline organizations and agencies engaged in preventing domestic human trafficking in all its invidious forms. Across the United States, men, women and children — both U.S.

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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

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

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

Supreme Court Upholds Gun Ban For Domestic Violence Convicts

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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.

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.

Rihanna Named as Victim in Chris Brown Domestic Violence Case

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Singer Rihanna has named as the previously unnamed woman who was the victim of a domestic violence attack by boyfriend Chris Brown early Sunday morning. Tags: Domestic Violence Under Arrest assault

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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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.

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."

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.

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

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

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

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.

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.

Apple X’s Face ID Feature Places Spotlight on Facial Recognition Technology, Raising Numerous Mobile Privacy and Data Usage Issues

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Will they be able to store it, and if so how will they comply with COPPA, BIPA, and all the other existing and emerging laws related to the capture and storage of biometric data, both domestically and internationally. This week’s Apple X announcement was not more than a few hours old, and the questions began to come in.

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.

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

Wisconsin Won't Prosecute Former DA For Text Messages

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The Wisconsin Department of Justice says it will not pursue charges against Ken Kratz, a former district attorney who sent improper text messages to a woman who had suffered domestic abuse, and was accused of other improprieties by other women

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

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.

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?

Chris Brown Pleads Not Guilty to Felony Assault Charges

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Tags: Celebrity Domestic Violence Under Arrest chris brown plea rihanna

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

Courtroom Social Media Lab Readies for May 2 Launch

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The camera will be turned off for most domestic violence cases and also in any proceedings where state law or court rules prohibit cameras. An innovative experiment that will turn a working Massachusetts courtroom into a test lab for social media in the courts is gearing up to launch on May 2. Once it starts, most of what happens in the courtroom at Quincy District Court will be streamed live over the Web for anyone to see.

Broken Windows

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So a domestic theatrical in it of itself drives the value of foreign distribution rights up. Fred Wilson wrote a piece on his blog today complaining about the film business ’ distribution model.

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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