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'Desperate Housewives' Retrial Set for September

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Alex Ben Block A jury failed to reach a verdict in March in the first trial between Nicollette Sheridan and ABC over whether she was terminated from "Housewives" as retaliation for complaining about an altercation with series creator Marc Cherry. read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq.

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Copyright and Control of Museum Art Images

Media Law Prof Blog

Kenneth D. Crews, Columbia University, and Melissa A. Brown, Columbia University, have published Control of Museum Art Images: The Reach and Limits of Copyright and Licensing in The Structure of Intellectual Property Law 269-284 (Annette Kur and Vytautas Mizaras, eds

'The Bachelor' Racial Discrimination Lawsuit: Read the Full Complaint

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Eriq Gardner According to the suit, "the deliberate exclusion of people of color from the roles of the Bachelor and Bachelorette underscores the significant barriers that people of color continue to face in media and the broader marketplace." read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq.

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Righthaven hit with another marshal’s writ…

Entertainment Law

Glad to be a part of this! Let’s hope we can do something about it and gain something from it. Vegas, Inc. Article.

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Barry Diller Fighting Deposition Subpoena in Aereo Lawsuit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Eriq Gardner Aereo's investors are being dragged kicking and screaming into ongoing dispute whether upstart TV streaming service violates copyright laws. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Business Barry Diller

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Nicollette Sheridan, ABC Back in Court as Judge Considers Retrial of 'Housewives' Case

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Alex Ben Block After the fired actress' first trial ended in a hung jury, the two sides head to court Wednesday in her case seeking $5.7 million. read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq. Television Television Nicollette Sheridan Desperate Housewives Trial Desperate Housewives

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Charlie Sheen's New Show Embroiled In Legal Trouble

Media Law Prof Blog

From the Hollywood Reporter: Jason Shuman and Blue Star Entertainment are suing Joe Roth, the producer of Charlie Sheen's new show, Anger Management, alleging that he cut them out of a participation deal on the show. Link to the complaint

Power Lawyers 2012: Nominate America's Top Entertainment Attorneys

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Matthew Belloni Submissions are being accepted for the sixth annual special issue highlighting the top 100 showbiz lawyers in the U.S. read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq. The Business Business Power Lawyers

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Would Lofgren Like Yet Another Apology to Google?

Music Technology Policy

Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (D-Google) blasted U.S.

Investor Sues Martha Stewart Omnimedia Over New Stock Issuance

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Eriq Gardner Shareholder class action says that company's board put personal interests ahead of investors in recent statement to the SEC. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Business Martha Stewart Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia

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When Does An Athlete Assume the Risk of Injury?

Film and Television Law Blog

Better equipment, more health-conscious athletes and upgrades in technology have led many to believe that sports are safer today than in the past. But to what degree do athletes assume the risk of injury when they engage in sporting events? That was the question recently before the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of New York. Bukowski v. Clarkson Univ. 2011 NY Slip 5912, 1 (N.Y. 3d Dep’t 2011).

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Are Topless Photos Worth $50,000,000?

The Legal Satyricon

The lawyer for Sheriff’s Deputy Krystal Rice seems to think so. Click here and here to see for yourself. Nutshell version: while a cadet, a superior officer convinces her to let him take risque photos, which he promises will only be used for official business in investigating sexual predators. While she should have been tipped off [.]. discrimination imbeciles sex law

When Does An Athlete Assume the Risk of Injury?

Film and Television Law Blog

Better equipment, more health-conscious athletes and upgrades in technology have led many to believe that sports are safer today than in the past. But to what degree do athletes assume the risk of injury when they engage in sporting events? That was the question recently before the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of New York. Bukowski v. Clarkson Univ. 2011 NY Slip 5912, 1 (N.Y. 3d Dep’t 2011).

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U.S. troops posed with body parts of Afghan bombers - latimes.com

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

troops posed with body parts of Afghan bombers - latimes.com

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When Disabilities Compete

The Legal Satyricon

Gentlemen, start your engines. The city of Indianapolis is facing a lawsuit arising from competing disability claims. In one corner, a person using a service dog to help them with their disability (while the typical scenario is the seeing-eye dog, apparently this is a paprika-sniffing dog). In the other, a person with a dog allergy. The [.]. discrimination employment law misc

U.S. troops posed with body parts of Afghan bombers - latimes.com

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

troops posed with body parts of Afghan bombers - latimes.com

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