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In administrative move, judge again denies NFL concussion settlement



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Two sentenced in $100M tax fraud conspiracy








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Dell executive jumps to top legal job at Austin biotech company



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Hollywood Docket: Settlements for Black Flag, Eminem and ‘The Expendables’

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Not every Hollywood lawsuit ends with a made-for-TV court ruling. Among the pieces of litigation that have been quietly put to bed in the past week are headline-making disputes over whether former Black Flag members could tour as “Flag,” Facebook’s use of Eminem music in an advertising campaign and a bitter credit fight over Sylvester Stallone‘s The Expendables.

Sylvester Stallone Lands Knockout Punch in ‘Expendables’ Appellate RulingSylvester Stallone’s ‘Expendables’ Launches Nasty Writers Battle

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Appeals Court: Producer Likely to Win Defamation Lawsuit Against TheWrap

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A California appeals court has revived a defamation lawsuit against TheWrap over its reporting over the documentary Revelations of the Mayans 2012 and Beyond.

Hollywood Docket: Settlements for Black Flag, Eminem and ‘The Expendables’Judge Won’t Allow MGM to Speed Up Lawsuit Over Universal’s ‘Section 6′Judge Asked to Reject ‘Out of the Furnace’ Defamation Lawsuit

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Justice Alito Rejoins Aereo Supreme Court Case

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito will not be sitting out the Aereo case next week, an entry on the Court’s public docket revealed Wednesday. Alito had previously been listed as recused, setting up the possibility of a 4-4 tie in the case, which would have left in place a welter of conflicting lower-court decisions, which ratify Aereo and similar services in some parts of the country and outlaw them in others.

Aereo to Face Uphill Battle in Supreme Court, Experts Say (Analysis)Barry Diller Talks Murdoch Succession, Pegs Aereo Supreme Court Odds at ’50-50′ (QA)

Neither the earlier docket entry nor today’s explained why Alito had been recused, and why

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Hometown Heroes: Common and Kanye Team Up to Create 1,000 Jobs for Chicago Youths

The two, along with rapper Che “Rhymefest” Smith, are teaming up with the Chicago Urban League to create 1,000 year-round jobs for city youths, the Chicago Sun-Times reports. The partnership, the Chicago Youth Jobs Collaborative, comes on the heels of a recent study that shows extremely low employment rates for young black men in Chicago. According to the Sun-Times, the report shows that 92 percent of young black males in the city are jobless.  

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Puff Daddy’s Howard Commencement Speech Ignites Debate

He is slated to deliver the address on May 10, when 1,800 students will be awarded degrees, Frederick writes. Frederick described Combs as a student at Howard in the late 1980s, adding that he would be awarded an honorary doctorate in humanities at the ceremony. Also scheduled to receive honorary degrees are CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer; Clive Callender, a surgery professor at Howard’s medical school (and the first doctor to perform a transplant at Howard University Hospital); jazz artist Benny Golson; and PepsiCo chairman and chief executive Indra  Nooyi.

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Western Washington University Asks How to Be Less White

“Every year, from this stage and at this time, you have heard me say that if, in decades ahead, we are as white as we are today, we will have failed as [a] university,” President Bruce Shepard said in a 2012 speech, according to the site.

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Is Your Personal Injury Damage Award Excessive?

This page contains a single entry by Brett Snider, Esq. published on April 16, 2014 8:27 AM.

Las Vegas Comedian Wins $1.3M Casino Injury Suit was the previous entry in this blog.

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