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New York Appeals Court Revives Convicted Murderer's Lawsuit Over Lifetime Biopic
New York Appeals Court Revives Convicted Murderer's Lawsuit Over Lifetime Biopic
Too much fictionalization can negate a newsworthiness exception to a privacy statute.
Rock Stars Fight Depositions in Legal Dispute Spanning Decades of Music History
Rock Stars Fight Depositions in Legal Dispute Spanning Decades of Music History
Keith Richards, David Byrne and Michael Stipe are among the musicians who have been dragged into a case over old concert recordings.
Fox Says Netflix Dispute May Disrupt Business Operations at Highest Level
Fox Says Netflix Dispute May Disrupt Business Operations at Highest Level
The studio demands an appellate court move quickly in deciding the legality of its employment agreements with its most senior executives.
Judge Pauses Enforcement of IMDb Age Censorship Law
Judge Pauses Enforcement of IMDb Age Censorship Law
"It's difficult to imagine how AB 1687 could not violate the First Amendment," writes the judge.
Warner Bros. Settles Lawsuit Against Talent Agency for Distributing Oscar Screeners
Warner Bros. Settles Lawsuit Against Talent Agency for Distributing Oscar Screeners
The studio blamed an "illegal digital distribution platform" for the appearance of its films on torrent sites.
'Silence' Producer Accused of Inflating the Value of Assets in Bankruptcy Dispute
'Silence' Producer Accused of Inflating the Value of Assets in Bankruptcy Dispute
The long-gestating film is at the center of an increasingly loud legal battle.
European Court Rules Journalists Must Be Cautious Reporting on Sexuality of Celebrities
European Court Rules Journalists Must Be Cautious Reporting on Sexuality of Celebrities
Singer Paulina Rubio gets a win in a long-running privacy case over what was stated on Spanish television.
Michael Jackson's Ex-Manager Takes the Stand in Tax Trial
Michael Jackson's Ex-Manager Takes the Stand in Tax Trial
Tohme Tohme's testimony could foreshadow an ugly trial ahead in his own legal fight with Jackson's estate.
'American Idol' Relaunch Clears One Hurdle
'American Idol' Relaunch Clears One Hurdle
A judge signs off on a FremantleMedia deal memorializing an intention among producers to seek distribution for a reboot.
Will a Judge's Ruling Against CNN Make It Easier to Sue the Media?
Will a Judge's Ruling Against CNN Make It Easier to Sue the Media?
A defamation suit is allowed to survive in a defeat not only for the cable news network, but also for the MPAA.
David Letterman's Production Company Beats Lawsuit From Royalty Collector
David Letterman's Production Company Beats Lawsuit From Royalty Collector
A judge rejects a lawsuit from Worldwide Subsidy Group.
Hollywood Docket: "Blackout" to Be Defined in NFL Sunday Ticket Lawsuit
Hollywood Docket: "Blackout" to Be Defined in NFL Sunday Ticket Lawsuit
Plus, a lawsuit over a Kim Kardashian West-inspired Christmas sweater and an ESPN commentator sues for wrongful termination.