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real housewives of new york
HOLLYWOOD June 11, 2024
That’s NBCU’s surprising legal rebuttal to the Leah McSweeney lawsuit. And, even more remarkably, there’s actually some precedent for the argument.
nfl Minnesota Vikings v Kansas City Chiefs
SPORTS June 4, 2024
After a decade of twists and turns, the league is facing down a 10-figure lawsuit that could also allow teams to cut their own deals with streamers, reshaping the business forever. Can the NFL afford to take that risk?
when they see us
HOLLYWOOD June 4, 2024
A last-minute deal made perfect sense for the streamer, which will donate $1 million to avoid a trial over Ava DuVernay’s “When They See Us.” But why did Linda Fairstein, who had so much leverage over Netflix, walk away?
Lina Khan
FASHION May 20, 2024
Lina Khan’s ivory tower antitrust outfit is going to war with the fashion industry under an untested legal theory that there is such a thing as the “accessible luxury handbag” market—and that Tapestry’s $8.5 billion merger with Capri will destroy it. Industry insiders say Khan doesn’t have a clue.


judge judy
MEDIA May 13, 2024
America’s favorite TV jurist is suing A360 Media, publisher of In Touch Weekly and The National Enquirer, over a Menendez murder trial mix-up. “It’s unconscionable,” she says, “and will be expensive.”
carlos watson
MEDIA May 6, 2024
News and notes from the legal frontier: Ozy Media heads to court, Triller comes up short, and Clare Locke hunts fees. Plus: Can Drake and Kendrick Lamar sue each other for defamation?
hunter biden
WASHINGTON April 30, 2024
News and notes from the legal frontier: Hunter’s retort to Fox, a new definition of revenge porn, and a Bryan Freedman twist.
donald trump
HOLLYWOOD April 22, 2024
As the first Trump criminal trial kicks off in Manhattan, the largest questions loom: Can prosecutors claim to know Trump’s state of mind? Can they convince the jury that a payoff to a porn star qualifies as criminal election interference? And why, at the end of the day, the lawyering will make the difference.


david boies
SILICON VALLEY April 15, 2024
The plaintiffs who sued Google aren’t receiving a penny, but the law firms who represented them are looking at a historic billion-dollar bonanza over the company’s “incognito” mode scandal. David Boies, one of the lead attorneys, says more 10-figure paydays are coming.
ali movie will smith
HOLLYWOOD April 8, 2024
Twenty years ago, films by Scorsese, Soderbergh, and Michael Mann collectively grossed half a billion dollars at the worldwide box office. This month, Lionsgate and Content Partners are getting dragged into court over their share of the pie.
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