Here are some things, according to the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, that one can say on television without getting into trouble: “I challenge anybody to show me — I’ll pay them a million dollars if they can do it.”; “I’ll eat my hat if … “; “I’ll be a monkey’s uncle if … “
As we’ve covered before, Orlando-based attorney James Mason went on NBC’s Dateline to defend his client, Nelson Serrano, accused of killing four people. Mason claimed it was impossible for Serrano to have committed the murders, since it would have required his client to get off a flight in
Just because (a) the U.S. Supreme Court gave TV broadcasters a big victory against Aereo, (b) a federal judge issued an injunction and (c) Aereo declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy, that doesn’t mean the brawl is quite over. Far from it.
The latest development is an objection from CBS, NBC, Fox and other broadcasters to the way that Aereo plans on auctioning off its assets, including the technology that spurred a high-profile case over the performance of copyrighted programming on digital devices.
Rewind back to U.S. District Judge Alison Nathan‘s October decision to issue an injunction in the wake of what happened at the Supreme Court. Although
Google says it is “deeply concerned” about reports that the Motion Picture Association of America and six studios led a secret campaign to attack the search giant in its fight against online piracy.
Sony Hack: Legal Risks for Years to Come
In an open letter posted to Google’s public policy blog, general counsel Kent Walker wrote that he as “serious legal” concerns about the campaign, code named Project Goliath, in which he says the MPAA “conspired to achieve SOPA’s goals through non-legislative means.”
The movie studios have long considered Google the antagonist in their fight to
Shakur—then named Joanne Chesimard—was a member of the Black Liberation Army in 1973 when she and several other BLA members were involved in a shootout on the New Jersey Turnpike. When the gun battle ended, BLA member Zayd Malik Shakur and Trooper Werner Foerster were dead. Assata Shakur, who was shot and wounded, was convicted in 1977 of first-degree murder for Foerster’s death. She was given a life sentence, but two years later, with the help of several BLA members, she escaped. She was granted political asylum in 1984 by then-Cuban President Fidel Castro and has reportedly been living in the communist nation ever since.
Settlements may seem as easy as signing an agreement and being handed a check, but you might still need an attorney by your side.
Why? Well as it turns out, there are various legal issues that can go wrong or unnoticed during the settlement process. And while you may hope for the best, an attorney can actually safeguard your interests.
So why would you hire a lawyer even if you plan to settle?
Fourteen people are facing federal criminal charges after a 2012 meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people nationwide.
Those indicted include the co-founders, pharmacists, and pharmacy technicians of the New England Compounding Center in Framingham, Massachusetts, reports The Associated Press. They are accused of failing to follow proper safety standards, and in some cases, acting with “wanton and willful disregard” of the possible risks posed by allowing drugs to become tainted with mold and bacteria.
Contaminated steroids from NECC caused more than 750 people in 20 states to become ill, some with a rare form of meningitis.
The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld the use of traffic cameras by state municipalities as well as the administrative procedure for hearing appeals by those ticketed.
The ruling was split, with three of the court’s seven justices dissenting, reports The Plain Dealer. And the decision comes as legislation requiring a police officer be present at every traffic camera was passed in the Ohio legislature last week. That bill would effectively end the use of the cameras in much of the state.
What led to the court’s decision?