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U.S. music industry sues Ford and GM for millions over CD-ripping tech in cars

“The copyright protection arm of the U.S. music industry is suing Ford and GM because the companies sold cars with CD players that can rip music to the vehicle’s hard drive,” Lucas Mearian reports for Computerworld. 203 more words

News

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Suing Auction House Over Bruce Lee Poster

The former Lakers star is demanding Julien’s Auction House return 152 pieces of memorabilia.

Law

Viacom Spent Millions After MTV Showed Dead Man's Body

Media giant turns to its insurer to foot the costs of a lawsuit over “T.I’s Road to Redemption.”

Law

Foiling the police state

I had never considered this.  It has an interesting tie-in to WWI and WWII camouflage.   I could see this becoming a fashion trend among both hipsters and anti-government types.

Government

Discrimination Law update

Trans* Jersey met with Senator Francis Le Gresley on 29 July 2014. In attendance were Martin Gavet (Liberate), Ellie Jones (Liberate), Pippa McCarthie (Liberate), Kate Morel (Policy Principal, Social Security Dept) and Darren Newman (Legal Consultant). 629 more words

Gender

Lawyer ordered to repay $5.8M in alleged scheme to defraud; relatives were among the victims

By: Debra Cassens Weiss

A Long Island lawyer convicted of a scheme to defraud was sentenced to 15 months to four years in prison on Tuesday and ordered to repay $5.8 million to victims that included his relatives. 133 more words

Law

Buckner Releases New Issue of Higher-Ed and College Sports Best Practices Alert Newsletter

Buckner, a higher-education and sports law firm, has published the third quarter 2014 issue of Higher-Ed and College Athletics Best Practices Alert newsletter.

Topics in this issue of the newsletter include: 196 more words

College Sports