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9th Circuit, Celebrities, Television

The Ninth Circuit Hearts John Oliver

John Oliver gets cited in an appellate decision.

38 Comments / / Aug 27, 2015 at 10:27 AM
  • Kiwi Camara

    $80,000 Per Song Could ‘Backfire,’ Says K.A.D. Camara

    As we mentioned this morning, K.A.D. (Kiwi) Camara was on the wrong side of the news cycle yesterday. A federal jury ruled that his client, Jammie Thomas-Rasset, violated copyrights on 24 songs she downloaded, and hit her with a whopping $1.92 million judgment — which works out to $80,000 per downloaded song. Camara has achieved […]

    115 Comments / / Jun 19, 2009 at 1:03 PM
  • Solo Practitioners

    Start Up LLP: Creating Your Own Law Firm

    As we mentioned this morning, K.A.D. (Kiwi) Camara was on the wrong side of the news cycle yesterday. A federal jury ruled that his client, Jammie Thomas-Rasset, violated copyrights on 24 songs she downloaded, and hit her with a whopping $1.92 million judgment — which works out to $80,000 per downloaded song. Camara has achieved […]

    1,068 Comments / / Jun 19, 2009 at 12:02 PM
  • Judge of the Day

    Judge of the Day: What’s more [cowardly] than [vandalizing] another man’s automobile?

    A Texas judge has been indicted for keying his neighbor’s Range Rover. The Houston Chronicle reports the possible penalties for criminal mischief in Texas: Woody Ray Densen, 69, could face 180 days to two years in a state jail and a fine of up to $10,000 if convicted. He could also be disciplined by the […]

    80 Comments / / Jun 19, 2009 at 10:10 AM
  • Morning Docket

    Morning Docket: 06.19.09

    * Don’t cheap your Dad on Father’s Day. [Bloomberg] * Allen Stanford has been arrested and indicted. [Los Angeles Times] * The RIAA won big in its file sharing suit. Very big. [Minneapolis Star-Tribune via WSJ Law Blog] * Never ask questions you don’t already know the answer to. Especially on T.V. Especially when a […]

    11 Comments / / Jun 19, 2009 at 8:57 AM
  • Career Alternatives, Job Searches

    Career Alternatives for Attorneys: A Panel Discussion

    The other night, a commenter with insomnia wrote: Is there someone living in Flint, Michigan who will exchange their $18,000 house for my worthless JD? I will even take over the payments from your inflated mortgage. My piece of paper does not even provide shelter for my skinny ass. In exchange you could be a […]

    80 Comments / / Jun 19, 2009 at 1:46 AM
  • Partner Issues

    Partner De-Equitization At Paul Hastings

    Earlier this week, we reported on staff layoffs at Paul Hastings. Since Lehman collapsed, Paul Hastings has been through few rounds of attorney layoffs as well. But Paul Hastings partners haven’t exactly been sitting back and counting cash. Especially younger partners. Above the Law has been able to confirm that a number of partners have […]

    174 Comments / / Jun 18, 2009 at 6:29 PM
  • Non-Sequiturs

    Non-Sequiturs: 06.18.09

    * Lat and Kash put on their black turtlenecks and went to the theater. They’ve written a review for Monetizing Emma. [Dealbreaker] * What’s more scary than law firms outsourcing legal work offshore? How about clients going directly to Indian law firms, obviating the U.S. and U.K. altogether? [Legally India] * Can fashion knock off […]

    27 Comments / / Jun 18, 2009 at 5:27 PM
  • Bar Exams, BARBRI

    Open Thread: How Does Everyone Like Bar/Bri So Far?
    Revised and updated; please see after the jump.

    It looks like there may have been a mini-riot at the Bar/Bri lecture today. Apparently some students felt that the Con Law lecturer wasn’t entirely on top of all the salient issues. We heard from a few of them; here is one report: I’m one of thousands of BarBri students studying for the New York […]

    / Jun 18, 2009 at 4:00 PM
  • Associate Advice, pls hndle thx

    Pls Hndle Thx: Is it Written in the Stars?

    Ed. note: Have a question for next week? Send it in to advice@abovethelaw.com. Dear Above The Law, I am a summer associate at a BigLaw firm in New York. I have no work and I spend my day surfing the net. My assignment coordinator forbade me from getting work from anyone else, but won’t give […]

    92 Comments / / Jun 18, 2009 at 3:11 PM