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PostPosted: November 11th, 2014, 7:16 pm 
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LAWSUITS AFTER AN AUTHOR'S DEATH ARE NOTHING NEW
Battle Over Maurice Sendak's Book Collection Sparks A Lawsuit

http://wunc.org/post/book-news-battle-o ... ks-lawsuit
"In the more than two years since Maurice Sendak died, a dispute has simmered over the celebrated author and illustrator's wishes for the works he left behind. Now, the fate of that personal library will be settled in court..."

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Who Gets Your Book(s) When You Die? - Yet Another Case of Heirs Fighting Over an Author's Copyrights
http://writersweekly.com/the_latest_fro ... 82012.html

I REPEAT -IN MY OPINION, MOST INTERNSHIPS ARE LEGAL SLAVERY
Australia challenges unpaid internships

http://www.illawarramercury.com.au/stor ... e/?src=rss
"Australia, much like the United States, is about to test just how much employers can ask young workers to do without paying them before facing fines for breaching Australia's labour laws."

(ALLEGEDLY) PHOTOCOPYING 11,000,000 PAGES FROM 7,000 WORKS FOR INCLUSION IN PACKETS FOR STUDENTS? SURE SOUNDS LIKE COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT TO ME!
$4 Million Class Action Lawsuit Against Universite Laval for Copyright Infringement
http://www.marketwired.com/press-releas ... 966249.htm
"Copibec has filed a motion in Quebec Superior Court for authorization to launch a class action on behalf of thousands of authors and publishers from Quebec, the rest of Canada and other countries around the world because their copyright protected works have been copied without permission by Université Laval."

ATTORNEYS DON'T ALWAYS GIVE GOOD ADVICE!
Author of Bin Laden book sues ex-attorneys

http://www.eptrail.com/estes-park-news/ ... -attorneys
"A former Navy SEAL who wrote a book describing the raid that killed Osama bin Laden sued his former lawyers Wednesday for malpractice, saying they gave him bad advice that tarnished his reputation, cost him his security clearance and caused him to surrender much of the book's income to the government..."

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Did Your Lawyer Say, "You Can't Be Sued?" BEWARE!

http://writersweekly.com/the_latest_fro ... 72014.html

IF HE CAN'T PROVE HE LOST BUSINESS, HE WON'T WIN THIS CASE
Trump lawyers demand trial in defamation case

http://www.pentictonwesternnews.com/ent ... 48217.html
"Lawyers for real estate mogul Donald Trump urged a judge on Monday to allow his defamation case against a journalist to go forward, saying the writer damaged his reputation by contending he is not a billionaire."

THIS STORY MADE ME SMILE. GAG ORDER ISSUED AGAINST A PUPPET?!
South African puppeteer to challenge gagging order

http://www.aol.com/article/2014/11/10/s ... lp00000058
"Chester Missing's broad brown face is familiar on South African television where he is known for provocative, funny comments on politics and racial issues. Missing asks South African politicians questions that few others would dare.
Now he has been gagged by a court order to stop challenging a white singer. Chester Missing is a puppet."


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