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Media Companies Rally Behind Rolling Stone Bid to Overturn Defamation Verdict
Media Companies Rally Behind Rolling Stone Bid to Overturn Defamation Verdict
The Washington Post, AP and others submit an amicus brief that argues the verdict will discourage the news media from correcting errors.
Judge Rules 'Midnight Rider' Producer Can't Collect on Insurance Due to Criminal Acts
Judge Rules 'Midnight Rider' Producer Can't Collect on Insurance Due to Criminal Acts
Film director Randall Miller and producer Jody Savin also are denied a bid to amend their lawsuit to allege bad faith on the part of New York Marine.
Michael Jackson's Executor, Manager Ordered to Testify in Billion-Dollar Tax Battle
Michael Jackson's Executor, Manager Ordered to Testify in Billion-Dollar Tax Battle
A U.S. Tax Court judge has also deemed as inadmissible a report from one of the nation's leading First Amendment scholars.
Time Warner Facing Class Action Discrimination Suit
Time Warner Facing Class Action Discrimination Suit
In addition to "glass ceilings" for advancement, the complaint also says there are "glass walls" that segregate the company into divisions in which black leadership is acceptable and divisions in which it is not.
Spotify Challenges Ruling Over "Unconscionable" Way It Forces Users Into Arbitration
Spotify Challenges Ruling Over "Unconscionable" Way It Forces Users Into Arbitration
The streaming company is facing a proposed class action over claims it automatically renews subscriptions without proper notice and consent.
AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson Defends Time Warner Acquisition Before Congress
AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson Defends Time Warner Acquisition Before Congress
One senator calls out Donald Trump's promise to block the merger as a potential abuse of power while witnesses discuss the benefits and concerns of the $85 billion deal.
Global Music Rights Takes Fire at Radio "Cartel"
Global Music Rights Takes Fire at Radio "Cartel"
Dueling antitrust claims could shake the music industry.
Judge Declines Discovery Request in Jenni Rivera Series Lawsuit
Judge Declines Discovery Request in Jenni Rivera Series Lawsuit
An anti-SLAPP motion in October put discovery on hold.
Appeals Court Reviews Lawsuit Claiming 'The Purge' Was Stolen
Appeals Court Reviews Lawsuit Claiming 'The Purge' Was Stolen
Douglas Jordan-Benel scored a victory for those alleging idea theft, but can Universal reverse it?
Rolling Stone Asks Judge to Toss Jury's Defamation Verdict
Rolling Stone Asks Judge to Toss Jury's Defamation Verdict
"In the end, the jury verdict acts as a million-dollar penalty against a publisher that sought to promptly put readers on notice of serious concerns with an article and, as such, violates basic public policy."
Bill Cosby Accusers Request Pause on Defamation Lawsuit
Bill Cosby Accusers Request Pause on Defamation Lawsuit
The entertainer is allegedly misuing his role as defendant in a civil lawsuit to benefit his defense in a criminal matter.
A&E Networks Accused in $33 Million Lawsuit of Pushing Out 'Killer Kids' Producer
A&E Networks Accused in $33 Million Lawsuit of Pushing Out 'Killer Kids' Producer
To secure rights to the show, the defendant allegedly misrepresented the contract and threw up roadblocks over credits.