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Why TV Shows About the Supreme Court Tank

This post first appeared on Appellate Daily . ABC has tried. CBS has tried. Now, NBC is trying-to launch a drama series about the Supreme Court, that is. The ABC and CBS experiments failed and the latest, NBC's Outlaw , looks doomed as well. Why don't Supreme Court TV shows work? The Supreme...

Judge Clears 'Housewives' Firing Lawsuit For Trial

LOS ANGELES - (AP) A judge says Nicolette Sheridan's wrongful termination lawsuit over her firing from "Desperate Housewives" should go to trial. With the actress looking on, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Elizabeth White said Tuesday there were issues a jury should decide about whether...

DLA Piper: California Federal Court Finds 1st Amendment Does Not Preclude Sporting Event Participants From Asserting Right-of-Publicity Claims Against Broadcasters

By Matt Ganas | On April 11, 2014, a California federal court issued a First Amendment ruling that has potentially significant implications for broadcasters in the sports-media industry. Specifically, the Northern District of California’s Judge Claudia Wilken held that “the First Amendment...