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Suing the President

(Steven Hayward) Liberals are in typical scoffing and mocking mode about the House pursuing a lawsuit against President Obama for failure to execute the laws faithfully, another example of the situational ethics of liberalism as well...Show More Summary

Diva Decisions: Madonna Refuses To Participate In Deposition In Hard Candy Lawsuit – READ The Documents!

It looks like beauty company Hard Candy won’t be backing down anytime soon in its lawsuit against Madonna for copyright infringement and unfair competition. Instead, the company his filed court… READ ON

Imprisoned Panama dictator sues game maker over “Call of Duty” character

3 hours agoIndustries / Law : Overlawyered

“Former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega, 80, filed a lawsuit in California yesterday against video game publisher Activision Blizzard Inc., alleging that Call of Duty: Black Ops II portrays him as ‘a kidnapper, murderer and enemy of the state.’” [Adrianne Jeffries/The Verge, New York Post, L.A. Show More Summary

Brickbat: Judge Not

3 hours agoNews : Reason

U.S. District Judge Peter J. Messitte has banned lawyers from using the word Redskins in a lawsuit brought by former New York Giants linebacker Barrett Green against the Washington football team. Messitte has refused to alk to reporters about the order.

Judge Not

3 hours agoNews : Reason

U.S. District Judge Peter J. Messitte has banned lawyers from using the word Redskins in a lawsuit brought by former New York Giants linebacker Barrett Green against the Washington football team. Messitte has refused to talk to reporters about the order.

Halo composer wins legal battle against Bungie

Studio required to pay over $95,000 as part of settlement. Former Bungie composer Marty O'Donnell will receive $95,000 after settling a lawsuit with the studio's chief executive Harold Ryan.Click here to read the full article

Eddie Murphy -- Faux Son Drops $50 Million Lawsuit

The comedian who kinda faked being Eddie Murphy's son has now backed off his defamation suit against Eddie... admitting the suit was BS and pinning the blame on his dumb management.Brando tells us he was hoodwinked into filing his $50 million…

Three States Sue 5-Hour Energy Makers For False Advertising

Oregon, Washington and Vermont have filed lawsuits against the makers of the energy drink 5-Hour Energy for making “deceptive” marketing claims. More states are expected to follow. The defendants in the cases are Living Essentials, which...Show More Summary

Court Rules Against EFF In DOJ FOIA Lawsuit... But Mainly Because ODNI Already Declassified Most Of It

14 hours agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

We've joked about how James Clapper and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) like to claim that the various documents they've been declassifying and releasing in the post-Snowden era are decisions they've made out...Show More Summary

Conor Oberst -- Drops Lawsuit Against 'Rape' Liar

14 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity :

Bright Eyes singer Conor Oberst is letting the chick who falsely accused him of rape walk away clean -- he's decided to drop his $1.2 million lawsuit.According to court docs filed Friday... Conor dismissed the suit against Joanie Faircloth 4…

Cigarette Maker RJ Reynolds Ordered to Pay Wife of 36-Y-O Cancer Victim $23.6 Billion; Company Vows to Fight Verdict

The widow of a 36-year-old chain smoker who died of lung cancer 18 years ago was awarded record punitive damages of more than $23 billion by a Florida jury in a lawsuit against cigarette-making giant the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company last Friday, but the company has vowed to fight it.

Chris Kluwe will file lawsuit against Vikings on Wednesday

The former NFL punter will begin his legal offensive this week. Chris Kluwe will officially file his lawsuit against the Minnesota Vikings on Wednesday, the former punter's attorney told the Pioneer Press on Monday. Clayton Halunen,Show More Summary

A Small Latin American Country’s Battle Against Big Tobacco

Uruguay is trying to uphold its anti-smoking policies in the face of a high stakes lawsuit -- and Big Tobacco is hoping the country won't be able to afford to keep fighting. The post A Small Latin American Country’s Battle Against Big Tobacco appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Newswire: Conor Oberst no longer suing the woman who accused him of rape

Conor Oberst has dropped his libel lawsuit against Joanie Faircloth, the woman who accused Oberst of rape before later retracting the charge. Last week, Faircloth issued a statement recanting her accusation in an XO Jane comment thread,...Show More Summary

Sony Music Fights Lawsuit Alleging Cheating of 'American Idol' Stars

Are artists like Carrie Underwood and Kelly Clarkson getting their share of money from Spotify, iTunes and the music industry's fight against piracy? read more

Lawsuit Seeks Millions In Red-Light Camera Ticket Refunds

Matthew Falkner filed the lawsuit last Thursday seeking class-action status against Redflex Traffic Solutions and Redflex Holdings, its Australian parent company. [ more › ]

Conor Oberst Drops Lawsuit Against Rape Accuser

Late last year, a woman named Joanie Faircloth left a comment on the website XOJane accusing Conor Oberst of raping her, claiming the Bright Eyes frontman assaulted her and took her virginity 10 years earlier, when she was 16. Oberst released a statement denying her accusation, and then he filed a federal libel lawsuit against [...]

A.M. Links: U.S. Builds Case Against Russia Over Malaysian Jet Attack, Death Toll Climbs in Gaza, Florida Jury Awards $23.6 Billion in Smoking Lawsuit

yesterdayNews : Reason

The Obama administration says hat an “enormous amount of evidence” links both Ukrainian separatists and Russian forces to the missile attack that brought down a Malaysian Airlines jet over eastern Ukraine. The MH 17 crash site, meanwhile,...Show More Summary

Bad News Bear: Chicago Cubs Sue “Billy Cub”

The fur is flying in Chicago after the Chicago Cubs, my home team, filed a lawsuit against John Paul Weier, Patrick Weier and three other unidentified individuals who are all dressing up as “Billy Cub” and taking pictures outside of Wrigley Field. As many know, I am a diehard Cubs fan but I have been […]

Florida Jury Awards $23.6 Billion to Smoker's Widow

A Florida jury awarded a widow $23.6 billion in punitive damages in her lawsuit against tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. Cynthia Robinson claimed that smoking killed her husband, Michael Johnson, in 1996. He began smoking at age 13 in 1973 and was just 36 when he died of lung cancer. Show More Summary

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