Scottish-Born Artist Peter Doig Prevails In US Painting Authenticity Court Case
A U.S. judge said Tuesday that a celebrated artist was right when he insisted he didn't paint a work now owned by a retired prison worker, a finding that likely ensures the piece will now be worth a f...
Erin Andrews: ESPN Forced Me To Go On TV And Talk About My Stalker
Fox broadcaster Erin Andrews took the stand today in the trial over her civil suit against the Nashville hotel where she was videotaped undressing through her hotel room peephole. In one of the most f...
New York's Metropolitan Museum Of Art Settles $25 Admissions Fee Lawsuit
The ticket price will be ‘suggested’ instead of ‘recommended’ and signs will advise visitors ‘amount you pay is up to you’ to accommodate all economic levels.
Guy records doctors talking trash during surgery, walks away with $500,000
A man in Virgina was awarded $500,000 from a lawsuit after he inadvertently recorded medical professionals talking about him while he was under anesthesia. The man, who remains unnamed, intended to re...
Heirs of Jewish art dealers sue Germany over art haul sold in Nazi era
The heirs call for the return of the so-called Welfenschatz, or Guelph Treasure - which they claim their ancestors sold under Nazi pressure
Apple is being sued for poaching top auto engineers to build a battery division
Apple has been poaching engineers with deep expertise in car systems, including from Tesla Inc.
Case law
In common law legal systems, a precedent or authority is a principle or rule established in a previous legal case that is either binding on or persuasive for a court or other tribunal when deciding su...
Lawsuit
A lawsuit or (very rarely) "suit in law" is a civil action brought in a court of law in which a plaintiff, a party who claims to have incurred loss as a result of a defendant's actions, demands a lega...
Massachusetts v. United States Department of Health and Human Services
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Werner Erhard and Associates v. Christopher Cox for Congress
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Harry Potter influences and analogues
Writer J. K. Rowling cites several writers as influences in her creation of her bestselling Harry Potter series. Writers, journalists and critics have noted that the books also have a number of analog...
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Swift v. Zynga
Swift v. Zynga is an ongoing class action lawsuit filed in 2009, based on allegedly deceptive ads that ran in Zynga games on Facebook. A motion by Zynga to dismiss the case was denied by the United St...
Interval Research Corporation
Interval Research Corporation was founded in 1992 by Paul Allen and David Liddle. It was a Palo Alto laboratory and technology incubator focusing on consumer product applications and services with a f...
Powell v Moody
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Operation Clambake
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United States v. Nixon
United States v. Nixon, 418 U.S. 683 (1974), was a landmark United States Supreme Court decision. It resulted in a unanimous 8–0 ruling against President Richard Nixon and was important to the lat...
Indeterminacy debate in legal theory
The indeterminacy debate in legal theory can be summed up as follows: Can the law constrain the results reached by adjudicators in legal disputes? Some members of the critical legal studies movement —...
Harbour Litigation Funding
Harbour Litigation Funding or Harbour is one of the UK's first litigation funders (see Litigation Funding (UK)) and one of the largest litigation funders in the world, measured by the size of its inve...
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321 Studios v. Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios, Inc.
321 Studios v. Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios, Inc., 307 F. Supp. 2d 1085 (N.D. Cal. 2004), is a district court case brought by 321 Studios seeking declaratory judgment from the court that their DVD ripp...
Defense of Marriage Act
The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) (Pub.L. 104–199, 110 Stat. 2419, enacted September 21, 1996, 1 U.S.C. § 7 and 28 U.S.C. § 1738C) is a United States federal law th...
Drabble (Harold) Ltd v. Hycolite Manufacturing Co.
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Hart–Dworkin debate
The Hart–Dworkin debate is a debate in legal philosophy between H. L. A. Hart and Ronald Dworkin. At the heart of the debate lies a Dworkinian critique of Hartian legal positivism, specifically, the t...
Nordyke v. King
Nordyke v. King, 563 F. 3d 439 (9th Cir. 2009), is a case in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in which a ban of firearms on all public property and whether the Second Amendment...
Cyprus v. Turkey
Cyprus v. Turkey (2001) (No. 25781/94) is a case raised by Cyprus against Turkey in 1994 and decided on merits by the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights in 2001. It concerns the situa...