The allegations against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein have been front and center in the news recently. In this article, you can learn how Weinstein used the legal tool of a nondisclosure agreement (NDA) to help keep accusers silent. Read More.
The OJ Simpson saga has (hopefully) reached its final conclusion. In October 2017, former football star OJ Simpson was released from prison after serving nine out of a possible 33 year sentence. This article provides a history of OJ and his legal problems. Read More.
The return of Linda Hamilton and James Cameron (along with, of course, Arnold Schwarzenegger) likely means that the next Terminator film will be a blockbuster. There are copyright law lessons here as well. Read More.
When music gets licensed, remember that the name of the game is “slicing and dicing rights”. There is no rule book that says a particular licensing deal must go down in a certain way. Private parties instead fight for their individual rights. Read More.
Making a movie involves more than just picking up a camera and filming scenes for future publication. There are important legal considerations to keep in mind before recording anything and releasing it to a general audience. Read More.
This month, the big news out of the late Jerry Lewis’ estate was the decision to disinherit six sons from his will. Jerry Lewis was a legendary performer of epic proportions. His decision provides good lessons that everyone should heed when making a will. Read More.