Judge Judy's $47 Million Salary Isn't Too Much, Rules Real Judge

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CBS scores a big win as a Los Angeles judge dismisses a talent agency's claim that Judy Sheindlin's compensation was purposely structured to wipe out profits on the syndicated hit.

Judge Rejects Emoluments Lawsuit Against Donald Trump

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A Washington-based ethics group challenged Trump's acceptance of everything from Chinese trademarks to 'Apprentice' revenue, but a judge says it's up to Congress to do anything about this.

Disney Misused 'Star Wars,' 'Frozen' Copyrights, Says Judge

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An injunction bid against Redbox fails as the judge determines Disney is leveraging its copyright monopoly beyond the scope of its rights. read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Television Business THR Online

Judge Clears Path for 'To Kill a Mockingbird' Trial in June

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The Harper Lee Estate and Scott Rudin are set to do battle in New York over Aaron Sorkin's version after an Alabama judge transfers the venue of the case.

Judge Rules KickassTorrents Founder Properly Charged With Criminal Copyright Conspiracy

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Artem Vaulin, awaiting extradition from Poland, can't convince the judge he's being charged with something — secondary copyright infringement — that's not a crime.

Bankruptcy Judge Gives Harvey Weinstein Access to Accuser Emails

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Weinstein's lawyers had asked the court to force TWC to hand over emails, texts and other correspondence that they believe could exonerate him from sexual misconduct allegations. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online Harvey Weinstein The Weinstein Company

Judge Allows Brett Ratner to Pursue Defamation Claim Against Rape Accuser

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A Hawaii judge also ruled that California's anti-SLAPP law will apply. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online Brett Ratner nsfs

Olivia de Havilland Gets Judge's Green Light in 'Feud' Lawsuit Against FX

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A judge denies the network's bid to strike on First Amendment grounds. read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Business THR Online

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Judge Pauses Enforcement of IMDb Age Censorship Law

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"It's difficult to imagine how AB 1687 could not violate the First Amendment," writes the judge. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online SAG-AFTRA Labor

Judge Won't Let FCC's Net Neutrality Repeal Stop Lawsuit Alleging Charter Throttled Netflix

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Rejecting a motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by New York's attorney general, a judge notes how the FCC said that states "continue to play their vital role in protecting consumers from fraud."

Judge Tosses Playboy's Lawsuit Over Links to Centerfold Photos

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The magazine sued over a Boing Boing post linking to "scans of every Playboy Playmate centerfold." read more. THR, Esq. Tech Tech THR Online Playboy

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Judge Won't Let Ex-Fox News Star Keep Secret Her Feminism Book Was Ghostwritten By Man

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A judge rejects Andrea Tantaros' argument that professional jeopardy overcomes a presumption of access to judicial documents. read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Business THR Online

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Judge Judy's $47M Salary Isn't Reasonable, Says Talent Agency

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New court papers in an accounting lawsuit showcase financials for the courtroom drama and point to the salaries of other TV stars. read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Business THR Online Judy Sheindlin Representation

Judge Rules Surveillance Lawsuit Against Fox News Doesn't Warrant Sanctions

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The judge won't characterize Andrea Tantaros' claims as "clearly frivolous" and says sanctions against attorney Judd Burstein "may lead to unintended and problematic consequences."

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Judge Asked to Freeze Weinstein Co. Assets

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The request comes from the trustee overseeing Steve Bannon's bankrupt company, who in court papers describes being "almost certainly the largest unsecured creditor of TWC." read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Television Business THR Online autoplay

Comic-Con: This Year's Convention Comes With a Judge's Gag Order

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With a trial looming, a judge expresses concern about what's being discussed on social media. read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Television Business THR Online Comic-Con 2017

Judge Allows $900 Million 'Conjuring' Lawsuit Against Warner Bros.

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The studio's bid to dismiss or force arbitration is rejected with an April 16 trial scheduled. read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Business THR Online

Judge Trims "Baby Come Back" Royalties Lawsuit Against Vivendi

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The current rights owner claims it is being underpaid royalties for the '70s hit. read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq. Music Music THR Online Universal Music Group Vivendi

Judge blocks Trump administration plan to roll back DACA - CNNPolitics

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"(CNN) A federal judge in California late Tuesday temporarily blocked the Trump administration's efforts to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Judge William Alsup also said the administration must resume receiving DACA renewal applications.

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Kesha's Amended Lawsuit Against Dr. Luke Rejected by Judge

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A judge rules it's too speculative what Sony might do and also denies her attempt at imposing California's seven-year limit on personal service contracts.

Judge Won't Pause VidAngel Injunction

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The site will seek emergency relief from the 9th Circuit. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online

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Ravel Law Adds Judges, Features to its Judge Analytics Tool

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Judge analytics is the new black. Or at least that’s what I wrote in a post last summer that discussed several products that could do things such as help you predict how a particular judge might rule on an issue or which cases that judge was likely to find most persuasive. The post Ravel Law Adds Judges, Features to its Judge Analytics Tool appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites.

Ethics Panel Says OK for Judge to Tweet — Within Limits

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A judicial ethics panel of the Massachusetts court system has determined that a judge may ethically maintain a Twitter account, but only within certain boundaries, and that a judge must be particularly cautious about selecting accounts to follow on Twitter. The opinion from the Massachusetts Committee on Judicial Ethics does not identify the judge, but […].

Judge Rejects AEG's Bid to Dismiss Lawsuit Over Christina Grimmie's Death

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The lawsuit will now explore the singer's employment relationship with the concert promoter and whether the June 10, 2016, shooting in Orlando, Florida, was foreseeable. read more. THR, Esq. Business Music Business THR Online

Judge Upholds Hulk Hogan's $140 Million Trial Victory Against Gawker

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The judge hears from the wrestler's attorney, who emphasized the importance of privacy. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Business THR Online

Judge Rules "We Shall Overcome" Verse Not Under Valid Copyright

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The win goes to the legal team that prevailed over "Happy Birthday to You." read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Music Business THR Online

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Judge Officially Confirms Relativity's Reorganization Plan

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The judge's blessing will allow the studio to move forward in releasing 'Masterminds,' 'The Disappointments Room,' 'Before I Wake,' 'Kidnap,' 'Strangers 2' and other films.

Judge Dismisses Sumner Redstone Health Lawsuit

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A judge rejects Manuela Herzer's petition in LA Superior Court. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Television Business THR Online

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Judge Questions Worth of an Allegedly Illicit Tattoo on Cardi B Album Cover

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Man alleges he's not really Cardi B's sex toy. In order for his lawsuit to survive in federal court, he's got to show that using his tattoo depicting a tiger battling a snake is worth at least $75,000. read more. THR, Esq. Music Music Culture THR Online

'Judge Judy' Library Sale Sparks Profits Lawsuit

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The suit claims two of the series' original producers are owed at least $4.75 million from the reported $95 million library sale to CBS. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online

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Judge Rules Milwaukee Flouted U.S. Constitution in Response to 'Pokemon Go' Craze

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A federal judge warns of censorship. The city didn't like the prospect of rare flora being trampled by game players. read more. THR, Esq. Business Tech Business THR Online

Philippe Dauman Settlement to Get Judge's Approval

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UPDATED: Redstone's attorney tells the judge he's convinced the 93-year-old mogul to meet his granddaughter. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Television Business THR Online

Judge Overturns Jury's Verdict That 'Jersey Boys' Is a Copyright Infringement

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After nearly a decade in court, a Nevada judge decides that producers, writers and the director of the hit musical fairly used an unpublished biography.

Skeptical Judge Gives 'Straight Outta Compton' Lawsuit One Last Shot

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manager Jerry Heller's lawsuit is troubled, says California federal judge. Former N.W.A. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Music Business THR Online

Judge Rules News Publishers Violated Copyright by Embedding Tweets of Tom Brady Photo

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The defendants including Breitbart, Time, Vox and the Boston Globe warned a loss would "cause a tremendous chilling effect on the core functionality of the web." read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Tech Business THR Online

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Judge Won't Let Kesha Escape Dr. Luke Contract

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Despite the pop star's sexual abuse allegations, the judge says it's not reasonable to "decimate a contract that was heavily negotiated." read more. THR, Esq. The Business Music Business THR Online Dr. Luke

Sony Hack Settlement Gets Judge's Preliminary Approval

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A federal judge has also conditionally certified the class action alleging Sony was negligent in its handling of personal information. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Tech Business THR Online

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Judge Bruce Wright Speaks on Vimeo

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Judge Bruce Wright Speaks from Freedom Archives on Vimeo. Judge Bruce Wright Speaks on Vimeo

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Judge Won't Let Two Reality TV Stars Stop Transfer of 'Little Couple' IP Rights

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The judge won't interfere with a settlement agreement between Discovery and LMNO. Bill Klein and Dr. Jennifer Arnold aren't likely to succeed on a claim that they're entitled to copyright in the show. read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Business THR Online

Roman Polanski's Victim Asks Judge to Dismiss His Criminal Case "As An Act of Mercy" To Her

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"Your courage as a survivor is noted," said judge Scott Gordon. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies THR Online Roman Polanski

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