LexisNexis Named Publisher of Official Mass. Reports

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LexisNexis today announced that it has been named official publisher of the Massachusetts Reports, the official publication containing decisions of the Supreme Judicial Court and the Appeals Court. Previously, Thomson Reuters (West) was the official publisher.

Kormych on The Information Law of Ukraine @nuoua_official

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Borys Kormych, Odessa Law Academy, has published The Information Law of Ukraine. The paper provides a general overview of the legal regulation of information relations in Ukraine. It focuses on the basic principles and structure of Ukrainian legislation in the

Judge Officially Confirms Relativity's Reorganization Plan

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

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. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Business THR Online Relativity Media

Trump didn't disclose full payments to Cohen in official paperwork

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Trump didn't disclose full payments to Cohen in official paperworkTrump underreported payments to Cohen in disclosures, a potential violation from CNBC.

Lisa Bloom Calls Fox News "A Cesspool of Sexual Harassment" in Letter to N.Y. Officials

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The letter - which lambasts ex-CEO Roger Ailes - follows a press conference with Wendy Walsh, who claims she faced retaliation after rejecting Bill O'Reilly. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online

Embattled Trans-Pacific Trade Pact Good for Hollywood, Says Official

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Senior trade official Michael Froman makes the case for the TPP but acknowledges political headwinds. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Australia Chile Japan Mexico New Zealand USA Business THR Online International

13TH | Official Trailer [HD] | Netflix

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Audio Offers Gruesome Details of Jamal Khashoggi Killing, Turkish Official Says - The New York Times

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But the consul was present and objected, the official said. “Do You will put me in trouble,” Mr. Otaibi told the agents, according to the Turkish official and a report in the Turkish newspaper Yeni Safak.

@LThomasMiller: DOJ RELEASES OFFICIAL WRITTEN RULING REGARDING 100% LICENSING

Music Technology Policy

via @LThomasMiller: DOJ RELEASES OFFICIAL WRITTEN RULING REGARDING 100% LICENSING — Artist Rights WatchNSAI Board President and Songwriter Lee Thomas Miller: “I cannot emphasize strongly enough how ludicrous this DOJ ruling is. The government is wrong on this and I think they know it.

Usman on Defamation and Redefining the Public Official

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Jeffrey Omar Usman, Belmont University College of Law, is publishing Defamation and the Government Employee: Redefining Who Constitutes a Public Official in volume 47 of the Loyola University Chicago Law Journal (2015).

Official: CBS 'Glass House' Restraining Order Denied

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Read the judge's final ruling allowing ABC to air the reality series despite CBS' claim that it is too similar to Big Brother. read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq. Television Television ABC CBS Big Brother The Glass House

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Business Owners: Don’t be fooled by official-looking solicitations

Gordon P. Firemark

These official-looking notices from organizations with names like “corporate compliance center&# request a fee and completion of a form to ensure the company’s continued compliance with California Law. At best, these ‘notices’ [.]. California business owners have recently been plagued by phony notices suggesting that they’re in danger of losing their corporate status, or being subjected to fines.

Fastcase Officially Launches Its AI Sandbox and Firms that Will Participate

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The post Fastcase Officially Launches Its AI Sandbox and Firms that Will Participate appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. Nearly a year ago, this blog first reported that legal research service Fastcase would launch an artificial intelligence sandbox for law firms — a testing environment where firms would have access to various AI platforms and data sets, as well as be able to bring in their own data.

Australian official calls for end to 'Hobbit' spat

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OFFICIALS PUSH TO BOLSTER LAW ON WIRETAPPING - NYTimes.com

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OFFICIALS PUSH TO BOLSTER LAW ON WIRETAPPING - NYTimes.com WASHINGTON — Law enforcement and counterterrorism officials , citing lapses in compliance with surveillance orders, are pushing to overhaul a federal law that requires phone and broadband carriers to ensure that their networks can be wiretapped, federal officials say. An Obama administration task force that includes officials from the Justice and Commerce Departments, the F.B.I.

It's Official: Suing Over Graffiti Is Fashionable

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A new lawsuit against Roberto Cavalli continues a recent march by street artists to the courthouse read more. The Business Culture Fashion THR Online THR, Esq. Style Roberto Cavalli Business

Watch Roots First Official Trailer Clip - Roots | HISTORY

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Watch Roots First Official Trailer Clip - Roots | HISTORY

Dept. of Justice Makes a Dramatic Change for Music Licensing Official

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Songwriters and music publishers, as well as the U.S. Copyright Office, have voiced vehement opposition to the mandate. read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq. The Business Business Billboard

Ed O'Neill Officially Joins 'Modern Family' Cast Lawsuit

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The actor claims his contract violates California's prohibition on personal services contracts that last longer than seven years. read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq. Television Television Ed O'Neil Modern Family

Official: Charlie Sheen Settles Lawsuit With Warner Bros., Chuck Lorre

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edit@hollywoodreporter.com (Matthew Belloni) The resolution of the $100 million case was reported by THR last week. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television Charlie Sheen Chuck Lorre Warner Bros. Television Two and a Half Men

Trump administration will stop prosecuting migrant parents who cross the border illegally with children, official says - The Washington Post

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Trump administration will stop prosecuting migrant parents who cross the border illegally with children, official says - The Washington Post : "" (Via

UK Cop Shuts Down Social Media Accounts, Citing Official Pressure

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A British policeman who, as "Inspector Gadget," has routinely blogged and tweeted his personal opinions concerning official actions has shut down his social media accounts. Others who do the same say they are considering following his lead after their superiors

It’s Official: LinkedIn is Shutting Down CardMunch

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Well, now it’s official. The post It’s Official: LinkedIn is Shutting Down CardMunch appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. Back in December, I wrote a post questioning whether LinkedIn had abandoned CardMunch, its business card scanning app that used actual humans to transcribe the cards you scan and then connected the contact information to LinkedIn. This week, LinkedIn announced that CardMunch will be shut down on July 11, 2014. In […].

Megaupload's Kim Dotcom: U.S. Officials Used File-Sharing Site Too

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Eriq Gardner In an interview, Dotcom says his legal team is working to return legitimate data to its users. read more. THR, Esq. Tech Tech Kim Dotcom

Trump Administration Rules That Nearly 200,000 Salvadorans Must Leave, Officials Say, Trump is a truly evil man - The New York Times

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Trump Administration Rules That Nearly 200,000 Salvadorans Must Leave, Officials Say - The New York Times

Police Union Official Wearing 'I Am Darren Wilson' Wristband Starts Brawl At St. Louis Meeting

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Police Union Official Wearing ''I Am Darren Wilson'' Wristband Starts Brawl At St. Louis Meeting

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Special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice, officials say - The Washington Post

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Special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice, officials say - The Washington Post

Now It’s Official: LexisNexis Acquires Lex Machina

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The post Now It’s Official: LexisNexis Acquires Lex Machina appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. Following up on my earlier post today, Rumor Mill: Is LexisNexis About to Buy Lex Machina?, I have received confirmation from LexisNexis that the acquisition has taken place.

ACLU challenges Nevada’s marriage officiant requirements

The Legal Satyricon

DeVoy The ACLU is suing the State of Nevada and Clark County – where Las Vegas is located – over laws that require non-governmental marriage officiants to have a religious affiliation. While anyone can perform a marriage in Nevada, he or she must obtain a certificate to solemnize the marriage based on the [.]. church and state First Amendment religion

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Top Russian Officials Discussed How to Influence Trump Aides Last Summer - The New York Times

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"WASHINGTON — American spies collected information last summer revealing that senior Russian intelligence and political officials were discussing how to exert influence over Donald J. Flynn, a retired general who was advising Mr. Trump, the officials said.

Jeff Sessions Must Resign. NYC officials blast Trump's DOJ for calling city 'soft on crime' | MSNBC

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NYC officials blast Trump's DOJ for calling city 'soft on crime' | MSNBC

Chris Hayes Explains Why It's Important to Yell at Public Officials

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Georgia Attorney General Won't Defend Election Officials in Lawsuit Over Wiped Electoral Server

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million voters as well as election officials’ passwords were riddled with security vulnerabilities—and that authorities responsible for the databases failed to fix them within six months of being notified. "Worried about whether U.S. elections are vulnerable to outside interference?

2 White House Officials Helped Give Nunes Intelligence Reports - The New York Times

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2 White House Officials Helped Give Nunes Intelligence Reports - The New York Times

It's Official: Aaron McGruder out at Boondocks - The Root

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It''s Official: Aaron McGruder out at Boondocks - The Root This is terrible. Gangsta capitalism at play again.

Top U.N. Rights Official Denounces Iraqi Executions

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Rights Official Denounces Iraqi Executions BAGHDAD — With increasing regularity, Iraq ’s condemned prisoners are rounded from their cells in groups. One by one, they are led down a hallway to an execution chamber where they are hanged, the sound of the trapdoor reverberating through the cells. There is no advance notice, no last meal, no goodbyes. Top U.N.

U.S. Report Says Humans Cause Climate Change, Contradicting Top Trump Officials - The New York Times

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Three former Trump campaign officials charged by special counsel

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Washington Post: Breaking News, World, US, DC News & Analysis - The Washington Post

Canadian IP Law and Official Versions of Musical Works

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Guillaume Laroche, York University, Osgoode Hall Law School; McGill University; Harvard University, Graduate School of Education, has published Settling the Score: Copyright in Modern Editions of Public Domain Musical Works at 26 Intellectual Property Journal 83 (2013). Modern sheet music

Police, Officials Resign After Small Missouri Town Elects First Black Female Mayor | Huffington Post

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Police, Officials Resign After Small Missouri Town Elects First Black Female Mayor | Huffington Post

Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio Officially Charged With Criminal Contempt of Court - NBC News

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Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio Officially Charged With Criminal Contempt of Court - NBC News

‘I think I was being sent a message’: U.S. warned U.N. official about report on poverty in America - The Washington Post

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At his first meeting, Alston said he was told by a senior State Department official that his findings may influence the United States' membership in the human rights body. “A A senior official said to me my report could be a factor in whether the U.S. "Philip G.

Federal Officials Ignored Years of Internal Warnings About Deaths at Private Prisons | The Nation

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Federal Officials Ignored Years of Internal Warnings About Deaths at Private Prisons | The Nation"Twenty thousand pages of previously unreleased documents reveal constant alarm from investigators—and disregard from leadership.