Judge Won't Let Kesha Escape Dr. Luke Contract

Despite the pop star’s sexual abuse allegations, the judge says it’s not reasonable to “decimate a contract that was heavily negotiated.” On Friday, pop starKesha Rose Sebert and songwriter-producer Dr. Luke (Lukasz Gottwald) squared off in a New York courtroom in a contentious dispute, in which the sanctity of a recording contract is being examined […]

The Arbitration Struggle Continues: One (more) Courageous Judge Stands Up For Workers

The Chinese philosopher Laozi is reputed to have said that a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. A corollary is that a long journey only continues if people are courageous enough to continue it, despite thedaunting odds they may face. A California federal judge recently joined the group of jurists who […]

Judge Clears Cosby’s Sexual Assault Case To Go To Trial

A Pennsylvania judge has ruled that the sexual assault case against Bill Cosby may proceed. The judge rejected a claim that a former district attorney had given Cosby immunity a decade ago. RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST: A judge in Pennsylvania ruled yesterday that a criminal case against Bill Cosby will proceed. He has been charged with […]

"Judge Vance Day should be ousted from job, in part for refusing to marry gays, commission says"

“Court: Arizona judicial candidates can’t seek campaign cash.” The Associated Press has a report that begins, “A federal appeals court has reversed course and now says Arizona can prohibit some candidates for elected judgeships from soliciting campaign contributions or participating in somebody else’s campaign.” And Courthouse News Service reports that “Ariz. Limits on Campaigning Judges […]

Court Allows Graffiti Artist'' s Lawsuit Over Katy Perry'' s Met Gala Dress

On Wednesday, Joseph Tierney, the prominent road musician understood as “Rime,” racked up a remarkable win in the very first round of a claim againsthigh-end Italian clothing brandMoschino andfashion developer Jeremy Scott, running the table in a court’s order (read in complete below). In the suit, Tierney affirms that the accuseds took his […]

Court Rejects Lawsuit Alleging Fox'' s ' New Girl ' Was Stolen from Two Writers

Just prior to New Year’s Day, a government court analyzed their claims of exactly how they went shopping a recommended tv collection entitled Square One, as well as exactly how their manuscript presumably was copied to develop a comedy starring ZooeyDeschanelabout a female relocating in with male roomies. The claim was submitted in […]

Principal Judge Stark Dismisses Parties’ Implied License Claims as well as Defenses Based on Lack of Subject Matter Jurisdiction

By Memorandum Order gone into by The Honorable Leonard P. Stark in S3 Graphics Co., Ltd. v. ATI Technologies ULC, et al., Civil Action No. 11-1298-LPS (D.Del., December 11, 2015), the Court rejected without bias the events declaratory judgment cases as well as affirmative defenses associating to the presence of a suggested permit. The Court […]