Entertainment Law. Legal news and articles for November 30 - 30, 2011

Raffles Entertainment, LLC Announces the Appointment of Raffles van Exel as ...ALM's Law Journal Press Announces Publication of New Book on Legal and ...Stop Online Piracy Act Puts Future of Internet at StakeMilford wins lawsuit over Doc's adult entertainment denialESA spent $1.1M on lobbying feesNew Mobile App Rating System May Be Missing Some TeethFOX Carolina 2135 new laws taking effect Thursday in NCUSA to Debut New & Returning Series for 2012TV on DVD box sets: 'Barney Miller,' morePublic invited to attend DUI enforcement campaignALM's Law Journal Press Announces Publication of New Book on Legal and ...State Law, Scheduling Issues Clash, Draining Nordstroms Party in Braintree of ...Ringling Bros. Settles Largest Fine in Animal Welfare Act HistoryMelco Crown to List in Hong Kong Dec. 7Brookstone Law PC: Banks' Increasing California Foreclosures Means Decreasing ...

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Obama Gives Boost to D.C. Law
U.S. News & World Report (blog)November 1, 2011

Venable's Washington office, which depends on regulatory and government work for 40 percent of its revenue, now helps Southern California-based entertainment and biotech clients with interests that involve federal regulation, investigations, ...more »

“Porky's” Star Wyatt Knight Found Dead of Suicide
NBC ChicagoNovember 3, 2011

Maui law enforcement said they believed the 56-year-old screen star had killed himself. Knight's wife confirmed to entertainment news sites he committed suicide. "I can confirm that Wyatt Knight did in fact end his life on Oct. 25, in Maui, ...more »

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Raffles Entertainment, LLC Announces the Appointment of Raffles van Exel as ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)November 30, 2011

Aaron has starred in multiple TV-Series, more noticeably in Law and Order, Drop Dead Diva and Harry's Law. Quinton Aaron is now represented by celebrity consultant Raffles van Exel/Raffles Entertainment and is currently working on television and film ...more »

ALM's Law Journal Press Announces Publication of New Book on Legal and ...
Business Wire (press release)November 30, 2011

A complete guide for the practitioner, Entertainment Law: Forms & Analysis offers in-depth coverage of both the legal issues and the industry practices that shape all types of entertainment transactions. It is available in print and in an online ...more »

Stop Online Piracy Act Puts Future of Internet at Stake
Corporate CounselNovember 30, 2011

Like many bills the language of the proposed law itself may seem relatively innocuous and reasonable, but the powers it grants to enforcement agencies and the concern that those agencies will abuse those powers fuel most of the criticism. ...more »

Milford wins lawsuit over Doc's adult entertainment denial
Milford Daily NewsNovember 30, 2011

Curran wrote in his ruling that state law does not allow adult entertainment licenses to be grandfathered and, thus, the 2008 bylaw is applicable. Doc's challenged the constitutionality of both versions of the bylaw, according to the decision. ...more »

ESA spent $1.1M on lobbying fees
TG DailyNovember 30, 2011

The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) spent a whopping $1.1 million lobbying Congress, the FCC, the FTC and other government agencies during the third quarter of 2011. According to Bloomberg, the ESA lobbied legislators about a wide variety of ...more »

New Mobile App Rating System May Be Missing Some Teeth
TechNewsWorldNovember 30, 2011

A new rating system from the Entertainment Software Rating Board is aimed at mobile applications, sorting them into various levels of age-appropriateness much like the board's widely adopted ratings system for video games. ...more »

FOX Carolina 2135 new laws taking effect Thursday in NC
WHNS GreenvilleNovember 30, 2011

Entertainment News from AP By GARY D. ROBERTSON AP RALEIGH, NC (AP) - The mother of a pregnant woman killed four years ago says a new law allowing prosecutors to charge someone separately for injuring or killing an unborn child will hold attackers ...more »

USA to Debut New & Returning Series for 2012
World ScreenNovember 30, 2011

The series is from CBS Television Studios and Junction Entertainment, and is executive produced and written by Cormac Wibberley and Marianne Wibberley (National Treasure, Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle). Jon Turteltaub (Jericho, National Treasure) and ...more »

TV on DVD box sets: 'Barney Miller,' more
NewsdayNovember 30, 2011

TV Newsday > Entertainment > TV TV on DVD box sets: 'Barney Miller,' more Published: November 30, 2011 12:06 PM By DIANE WERTS diane@tvworthwatching.com They're the gifts that keep on giving -- TV DVD / Blu-ray box sets that can be watched for hours on ...more »

Public invited to attend DUI enforcement campaign
KOLD-TVNovember 30, 2011

AP Entertainment News Video By Courtney Carlmark - bio | email TUCSON, AZ (KOLD) - Wednesday morning the public is invited to the southeast side of the Tucson Convention Center to learn more about increased DUI enforcement efforts by local authorities. ...more »

ALM's Law Journal Press Announces Publication of New Book on Legal and ...
MarketWatch (press release)November 30, 2011

Law Journal Press, a division of ALM, publishes more than 130 books, in print and in digital online and mobile formats, on a broad range of legal and business topics. Written by leading lawyers and experts and updated regularly, Law Journal Press ...more »

State Law, Scheduling Issues Clash, Draining Nordstroms Party in Braintree of ...
Patch.comNovember 30, 2011

Nordstroms in Braintree has a Cafe Bistro that holds an all-alcohol license, but local regulations do not allow alcohol served there to be brought into the shopping area. On Monday, board member and licensing director Marybeth McGrath said she received ...more »

Ringling Bros. Settles Largest Fine in Animal Welfare Act History
Justice News FlashNovember 30, 2011

The Virginia-based owner of the renowned circus, Field Entertainment, which also owns other acts like Disney on Ice, is not admitting to violating any laws, but rather would like to resolve its differences with the US Department of Agriculture. ...more »

Melco Crown to List in Hong Kong Dec. 7
Wall Street JournalNovember 30, 2011

HONG KONG—Nasdaq-listed Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd. said Wednesday it plans to list its shares in Hong Kong by introduction Dec. 7. Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank will sponsor the listing of the Macau-focused casino-resort operator and ...more »

Brookstone Law PC: Banks' Increasing California Foreclosures Means Decreasing ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)November 30, 2011

... Fla., Brookstone Law, PC is a law firm comprised of attorneys with experience and success in business, corporate and personal finance, employment, entertainment and media, art and museum, intellectual property and real estate law. ...more »

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