Hole in the sea floor

The Legal Satyricon

DeVoy BP confirms that there’s a hole in the sea floor, spewing oil and deadly methane gas into the Gulf of Mexico. While some reports indicate that this fissure has existed since the crisis’ beginning, details remain hard to find. The high volume of methane gas found in this fissure is worth noting, [.].

Trump calls on Ukraine and China to investigate the Bidens. Bring articles of impeachment to the floor of The House of Representatives as soon as is practicable. This behavior cannot be normalized by delaying to act. Congress has the evidence to impeach.

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Trump calls on Ukraine and China to investigate the Bidens

Rula Jebreal?Verified account @rulajebreal 2h2 hours ago More American history shows that civil disobedience is not a departure from democracy, it is essential to it. I will never forget this day in 1968, siting on my best friends couch. I laughed so hard and we slapped five until I fell onto the floor.

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., delivered a speech from the Senate floor Wednesday denouncing President Donald Trump's attacks on the media and comparing his inflammatory rhetoric to phrases used by Josef Stalin, the Soviet dictator. Read Senator Jeff Flake's full speech on Trump's media attacks - NBC News

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Trump Jr. meeting takes Russia scandal in an alarming direction | MSNBC - This article confirms my analysis of yesterday when the story broke. I called it "Smoking Gun 2 Collusion, 1 I had called obstruction when Trump gave the Russian investigation as a reason for firing Comey. There is now a legal case to be made for two counts of impeachment against Trump. The issue is whether the Republican controlled House of Representatives will do their Constitutional duty bring articles of impeachment to the floor.

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

“In a statement, Trump Jr. acknowledged that the meeting took place, and was arranged at the request of an acquaintance he did not name.

Event: An unvarnished look at 21st Century Solo Entertainment Law Practice

Gordon P. Firemark

3rd Floor City Center. On May 13th, I’ll be in Minneapolis, to speak at the Minnesota Bar Association’s 2011 Art, Entertainment & Sports Law Institute. My presentation will look at how and why there’s never been a better time to be a Solo Entertainment Lawyer.

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Candy Spelling Sues Building in Condo Dispute (Report)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Aaron Spelling's widow, who purchased two floors in the Century tower, claims the building has not delivered promised amenities. read more. Candy Spelling Real Estate THR, Esq. Television Style Business

David Lowery’s Panel at Future of Music Policy Conference

Music Technology Policy

By the way, the first question to the panel from the floor comes from Pandora’s lobbyist Elizabeth W. Frazee of Twin Logic Systems–also lobbyist for the Computer & Communications Industry Association, the Consumer Electronics Association, Net Coalition, Yahoo!–all

TSA Agent Dumps Grandpa’s Ashes – Laughs

The Legal Satyricon

Amy Alkon, ever vigilant in the struggle against the TSA, brings us this horrifying story about a TSAsshole who decided to open a container of human remains, stir them with her finger, and then who dropped them all over the floor and laughed about it.

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A Sad State of Affairs: Senator Wyden’s Secret Hold on CASE Act Comes to Light

Music Technology Policy

More often than not, Senate leaders honor a hold request because not doing so could trigger a range of parliamentary responses from the holding Senator(s), such as a filibuster, that could expend significant amounts of scarce floor time.

It’s a Play! It’s Live Internet TV! It’s Both, and it Opens in Los Angeles on Friday

Digital Media Law

Somewhat like Shimmer, Saturday Night Live ’s mysterious concoction that was both a floor wax and a dessert topping , a production called The Noir Series that runs this weekend in Los Angeles manages to be both a stage play and live Internet TV.

Scientists discover new BP oil spill doomsday scenario

The Legal Satyricon

DeVoy Buried below the Gulf of Mexico’s floor with millions of barrels of oil is a 15-20 mile large lake of explosive methane gas – and it’s being agitated by efforts to plug the ongoing oil spill. The gas is estimated to be stored at an astounding 100,000 psi, a pressure that [.].

One For Mr. Berlusconi, By the Skin of His Teeth

Media Law Prof Blog

High drama on the Italian legislative floor this week as Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi escaped disaster, surviving a confidence vote by three yeas. Three pregnant women arrived to vote against him. Votes shifted one way, then the other. Accusations of

View from the Top of Thomson Reuters NYC Offices

Media Law

The top floor looks down on the world-famous New Years Eve ball. Just back from LegalTech New York, where I had an opportunity to visit the Thomson Reuters offices at 3 Times Square. My mobile phone picture doesn’t do it justice, but it’s a very nice view. General

Are you going to be at BlogWorld? I am!

Gordon P. Firemark

The conference has over 300 speaker sessions, and a huge trade-show floor packed with good stuff for content creators and consumers alike. If you’re a blogger, podcaster, YouTube Video producer or social media enthusiast, you shouldn’t miss the BlogWorld & New Media Expo this weekend at the L.A. Convention Center.

ATD Conference Shows Learning and Development Has Become ‘Business-Critical’

Pathgather

From what the Pathgather team saw and experienced while running a prominent exhibition on the showroom floor, the message appeared to resonate. “ For professionals in the corporate learning industry, a massive conference last month in Atlanta wasn’t just an opportunity to get together, exchange ideas and showcase new tools. It was a chance for power players from all over the globe to steer business at large in a new direction.

Read the Congressional Record on Your iPad

Media Law

Identify the latest bills and resolutions considered daily on the floor of the U.S. Identify the latest bills, resolutions, treaties and nominations considered daily on the floor of the U.S.

ILTA Invites Applications for StartUp Hub at ILTACON 2019

Media Law

Companies accepted to participate will receive: Turn-key exhibit pod area on the ILTACON exhibit floor. The International Legal Technology Association (ILTA) today invited companies to apply for spots in the StartUp Hub at its annual ILTACON conference, which takes place Aug.

TSA Agent Dumps Grandpa’s Ashes – Laughs

The Legal Satyricon

Amy Alkon, ever vigilant in the struggle against the TSA, brings us this horrifying story about a TSAsshole who decided to open a container of human remains, stir them with her finger, and then who dropped them all over the floor and laughed about it.

20 Questions for New Artists Sidebar: The Economic Reality of Streaming

Music Technology Policy

Negotiating leverage allows big stakeholders to tweak the basic calculation with royalty floors, advances (aka breakage), nonrecoupable payments that help cover accounting costs, and other twists and turns to avoid a pure revenue share. Streaming is all the rage.

Why the distinction between “new” media and “traditional” media is pointless, and a little dangerous.

Gordon P. Firemark

The trade-show floor is likewise a must-attend.

Giuliani and Trump: Bound by Corruption From the Beginning? | The Nation

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Giuliani walked stockbrokers off the trading floor in handcuffs. The purchase landed Hopkins two apartments worth $2 million on the upper floors of Trump Tower.

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS LITIGATION: LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS ASSERT TRADEMARK RIGHTS AGAINST CLIPPER DARRELL

Entertainment Litigation Blog

Clipper Darrell appears in the stands and on the floor at Clipper basketball games wearing a (ridiculous/infamous) red, white and blue Clipper suit as shown in this picture. NBA TEAM SEEKS TO STIFLE SUPERFAN AND STOP USE OF “CLIPPER” MARK.

St. John's Law School synmposium explores music downloading cases

Copyrights & Campaigns

The panel looks a bit heavy on the "anti" side, but it should be an interesting event nonetheless: Reaching Acc[h]ord: Resolving Disputes Over Music Downloading October 29, 2010 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Law School | Belson Moot Court Room | 2nd Floor The Hugh L.

How Do We Know Driverless Cars Are Safe? Google Says ‘Trust Us’

Digital Media Law

million vehicles , for defects including loss of power steering and (as with Toyota) floor mats that can interfere with the accelerator.

Comic-Con: Photo Gallery

Thompson On Hollywood

And I haven't even visited the exhibition floor where all the action is. Here's a taste of Comic-Con. I'm still behind on posting all the material I'm collecting. Stay tuned. Photo gallery on the jump: Tags: ComicCon Comic-Con photo gallery

Black Employees at a Trump Casino Were Reportedly Removed Whenever the Donald Arrived | Mother Jones

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Brown also used to work in the casinos, at the Showboat, bussing tables, and at Trump’s Castle, stripping and waxing floors. When Donald and Ivana came to the casino, the bosses would order all the black people off the floor," he said. "It

David Lowery’s Panel at Future of Music Policy Conference Brings Out the Spinners

Music Technology Policy

Originally posted on MUSIC • TECHNOLOGY • POLICY : By the way, the first question to the panel from the floor comes from Pandora’s lobbyist Elizabeth W.

The First Rule of Lawfare: Is Google’s Active Measures Campaign on Article 13 a Trial Run for Election Meddling by a US Non-State Actor?

Music Technology Policy

It’s a shame the way she makes me scrub the floor. Once again scrubbing the floor for the House of Google. Well, I wake up in the morning. Fold my hands and pray for rain. I got a head full of ideas. That are drivin’ me insane.

How the Impeachment Process Works - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

In theory, however, the House of Representatives could instead set up a special panel to handle the proceedings — or just hold a floor vote on such articles without any committee vetting them. Trump remains in office HOUSE The House holds a floor vote on one or more articles of impeachment.

Must Read Post by @rhettmiller: The Loneliness of the Long Distance Rocker

Music Technology Policy

We all knew that there was a cutthroat cabal of music industry execs waiting on the top floor of a tower in Rockefeller Center to offer us a lopsided contract, but we also knew that we were the good guys, the proletariat to their bourgeoisie, the Rebel Alliance to their Empire. You’ve still got the execs in the tower in Rockefeller Center—only now all the lower floors that used to house the junior execs and the young A&R kids are crammed with barbed wire and land mines.

Belinda Carlisle's full-service law firm

Copyrights & Campaigns

I went home and it turned out that the dealer lived on the floor directly below mine. From page 104 of Belinda Carlisle's excellent new autobiography Lips Unsealed : Shortly after we [Carlisle and her then-boyfriend, Dodger outfielder Mike Marshall ] settled into the Marina del Rey apartment, I was at my lawyer's office and asked one of his assistants if they knew of a coke dealer in the Marina. I needed a connection closer than Hollywood.

Negotiation Culture Redux: Lying Makes Sammy Run

DealFatigue

These precedents greatly influence, if not become the floor to subsequent negotiations, taking into account the project’s budget and vintage of the quote. There’s nothing new about lying during negotiations.

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You Can’t Find What You Don’t Look For: Google Can’t Find The Beatles

Music Technology Policy

The copyright card catalog is located in the Copyright Public Records Reading Room (lm-404) on the fourth floor of the James Madison Memorial Building of the Library of Congress.

Wal-Mart is Watching You (or at Least What You’re Wearing).

JetLawBlog

“This ability to wave the wand and have a sense of all the products that are on the floor or in the back room in seconds is something that we feel can really transform our business,&# said Raul Vazquez, the executive in charge of Wal-Mart stores in the western U.S.

DACA: Paul Ryan tells Republicans not to sign petition

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

A group of moderate Republicans are backing a plan to bypass GOP leaders by requiring a floor vote on four competing bills preserve the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

Obama Administration backs Performance Rights Act

Copyrights & Campaigns

The bill has been approved by the House and Senate Judiciary Committees and is awaiting floor action in both bodies. The Obama Administration is backing the Performance Rights Act , which would require terrestrial radio stations to pay royalties to record labels when they play the labels' songs. Under current US law, radio stations pay royalties to music publishers and writers, but -- unlike in much of the world -- not to owners of sound recordings.

‘Nothing Prepares You for the Inhumanity of It’

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

They can look out through the glass onto the floor and into the cells where people were being held. The guards never wanted us to speak to the women [in the cells but] we went down onto the floor area, and eventually into a cell of 15 women. A concrete floor.

Monday Morning JetLawg

JetLawBlog

Not quite a salary floor, but Florida Marlins respond to criticism by reaching deal to spend more money. In the news. Ex-gay advocacy group battles Disney’s non-discrimination policy through shareholder vote. Coldplay facing yet another charge of plagiarism.

#linklocalbuylocal: The McCoalition Shows Why Buying Local is Even More Important

Music Technology Policy

Waterloo Records is a prime example–they devote an extraordinary amount of floor space to local artists (starting with the Texas Music wall when you enter the store).

Would You Walk 400 Miles to the Googleplex to Protest Streaming Royalties?

Music Technology Policy

If a musician’s middle class exists as a result of Pandora’s efforts, it must be out of sight and out of mind, sweeping floors in the mansions of Pandora’s filthy rich executives.

Deportation a ‘Death Sentence’ to Adoptees After a Lifetime in the U.S. - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

On May 21, Mr. Clay ended his life, jumping from the 14th floor of an apartment building north of Seoul. Sending this adoptee out of the country was barbarous. SEOUL, South Korea — Phillip Clay was adopted at 8 into an American family in Philadelphia.

Where are the Google Emails in the Sony Hack Database?

Music Technology Policy

Thanks, Adam —————— Adam Kovacevich | Director, Public Policy | Google NOTE NEW ADDRESS: 25 Mass Ave NW, 9th Floor | Washington, DC (202) 470-3046 | akovacevich@google.com.