Monthly Archives: October 2012

Number of applicants for Hawaii judgeships declining







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D.C. tops nation as best town for law firms







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Dinsmore adds 21 attorneys, five in Louisville

Dinsmore  Shohl is adding five attorneys at its Louisville office as part of its overall growth.

Dinsmore Shohl is adding five attorneys at its Louisville office as part of its overall growth.



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UMG Reaches Settlement in Trendsetting Suit Over Digital Revenue from Eminem Songs

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Digital income. It’s a topic that continues to cause fits in the music industry, and if there’s one big moment when  record companies probably realized that a new day had dawned in their business, it was September 3, 2010, the day the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals handed down a huge decision in a path-breaking case involving the music of hip-hop superstar Eminem.

Judge Blasts Universal in Key Eminem Royalties Case Ruling (Exclusive)Eminem Royalties Case: Producers, Record Label Argue Over Who Got LuckierLeaked Audit

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‘2016’: Inside the Messy Feud Behind the Anti-Obama Hit

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This story first appeared in the Nov. 9 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.

Judge Tosses Lawsuit Against Director of ‘2016: Obama’s America’Investors in Legal Confrontation Over ‘2016: Obama’s America’Amid Sex Scandal, ‘2016’ Director Dinesh D’Souza Steps Down From College Presidency‘2016: Obama’s America’ Filmmaker Claims ‘Libel’ Over Accusations of Marital Infidelity

Dinesh D’Souza’s first movie, 2016: Obama’s America, has earned $33.5 million domestically to become the second-biggest political documentary of all

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Angelina Jolie ‘Blood and Honey’ Lawsuit Heats Up as Lawyers Fight Over Private Information

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Attorneys for Angelina Jolie and Croatian author James Braddock have agreed to a 15-day trial beginning on January 29, 2014 in their dispute over whether the actress ripped off a 2007 book for her directorial debut, In the Land of Blood and Honey.

Angelina Jolie Seeks to Dismiss ‘Blood and Honey’ Copyright Infringement LawsuitAngelina Jolie Explains Choosing ‘Blood and Honey’ for Directorial Debut (Video)Angelina Jolie’s Charity Donates $50,000 Toward Girls’ Education In Pakistan, Afghanistan

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Coffee, Donuts Bring Thomson Reuters Staffers Together

Coffee and donuts can build bridges. Just ask the folks here at FindLaw.com’s Sunnyvale, Calif., office, where we enjoy copious amounts of free coffee — as well as bagels, donuts, and fresh fruit delivered to our office every Friday.

Those free Friday breakfasts give FindLaw’s teams of lawyers and engineers an excuse to socialize and exchange ideas.

They also offer a chance to mingle with other Thomson Reuters staffers who share office space with FindLaw — and who are working on completely different projects.

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Preventing Injuries During, After Hurricanes, Storms

Hurricane Sandy is ramping up in parts of the country and one of the threats she’s bringing is a risk of injuries from sources that are otherwise safe.

It’s not just hurricanes that bring about added danger. Snow storms, tornados, and other natural disasters can leave you in a dangerous position. The biggest risk is that you won’t know what to look out for.

Besides making sure you’re covered by insurance in case of damage to your home, there are other things you need to think about when it comes to weathering the storm.

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Karate Student Pummels Drunken Intruder

Karate student, Jannine Ramirez, got some extra practice when she came home after a late night to find an intruder in her apartment.

Ramirez was returning from her first karate competition at 1 am on Sunday morning when she found a drunken man in her bathroom. She kicked down the bathroom door, found the man washing his hands, and then kicked him right through the shower door.

When he came at her she threw him into the living room and then kicked him right out the door. Literally. Police found the man, Wilberto Zapata, still outside when they arrived on the scene.

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Mitt Romney’s FEMA Fable

In a piece at Ebony, Michael Arceneaux lambastes Mitt Romney for flip-flopping on the topic of FEMA during an election year and in the face of Hurricane Sandy, saying no one should believe a word that comes out of the presidential candidate’s mouth.

Ever secure in his choice to follow the sociopath’s guide to winning the presidency, once again Willard Romney is allowing the wind to shift one of his political positions in an transparent effort to pander to a public that at this rate shouldn’t be stupid enough to believe anything that comes out of his mouth.

With a hurricane dubbed “Frankenstorm” going upside the head of the East Coast, it’s not surprising that journalists are revisiting past comments Mitt Romney made about the usefulness of

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