Nearly three years ago, Netflix took the binge-watching public by storm with its 10-part true-crime documentary, Making a Murderer, which raised doubts about the convictions of Steven Avery and his nephew Brendan Dassey for the 2005 murder of 25-year-old Teresa Halbach in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin.
Author Stephen Elliott has sued writer Moira Donegan over the creation of the “Shitty Media Men” list, a crowdsourced Google spreadsheet that names more than 70 men as alleged perpetrators of sexual misconduct, including workplace harassment and rape.
Nicki Minaj has given four-time Grammy winner Tracy Chapman one reason to sue her, according to a copyright infringement lawsuit filed in a California federal court.
Raise your hand if you were among the millions of Facebook users who were suddenly logged out of your account this past week. Yep, my hand is up, and if yours is, too, you should be interested in a class action suit filed in California on behalf of the 50 million users whose personal information or PII, including “names, email address, recovery email accounts, telephone numbers, birthdates, passwords, and security question answers,” was exposed.
After Elon Musk apologized for his tweet calling Vernon Unsworth, a Brit who took part in the Thai-cave rescue this past summer, a “pedo guy,” the Tesla CEO emailed Buzzfeed, called him a “child rapist” and wrote, “I f*cking hope he sues me.” Wish granted!
One of the most critical but often neglected aspects of the #MeToo movement is the importance of male allies in the fight against sexual assault and harassment. Well, now we have what could be the first lawsuit filed by a #MeToo ally.
Attorney Michael Avenatti's "60 Minutes" interview is the latest installment in his media blitz against President Donald Trump and his personal lawyer, Michael Cohen.
If you are a Twitter user who had been blocked by President Donald Trump, congratulations! You may soon be able to @ him again.
Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler has sent a cease-and-desist letter to Donald Trump requesting that the president stop using their 1993 hit song “Livin’ On The Edge” at campaign events.
Two years after Kim Kardashian West was gagged, restrained and robbed at gunpoint in a Paris hotel room, her insurance company has filed a lawsuit against her former bodyguard to recover the $6.1 million it paid out for her stolen "one of a kind jewelry" and other items.
The lawyer for a man who claims he was assaulted by three men employed by rapping couple Cardi B and Offset is asking a New York judge to extend the period of time to serve Cardi B with a lawsuit over the altercation.
Usher is asking a Georgia court to dismiss a lawsuit by Laura Helm that alleges he knowingly infected her with the herpes simplex 2 virus (HSV-2). Usher claims he owed Helm no “duty of care” and that she knew of the risks of unprotected sex.
Visual artist Juan Marco Montes recently sued Live Nation and C3 Presents for copyright infringement over works he had licensed for specific Lollapalooza events over a three-year period. Montes alleges that although the license covered only Chicago, IL and Santiago, Chile festivals, the concert promotion companies used his work to publicize other events, as well as on merchandise. Montes claims those usages were outside the scope of the license and also beyond the license’s time period.
Last summer, Eminem applied for a trademark for his clothing line E13, and things were going smoothly until the United States Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) asked anyone objecting to the registration to please stand up (please stand up).
Homeland Security is seeking a contractor to compile a list of both professional journalists and "top media influencers," which would likely include bloggers and podcasters, and monitor the "sentiment" they're putting out in public.