Law 101 - page 2

Dec 16, 2015

Who Should Make Money Off Your Streams? The Copyright Royalty Board’s About to Decide

If you're a musician or rapper who makes money off streams, you BETTER be paying attention to how the money is about to be divided up!!!

Dec 10, 2015

White Student Unions Driven By Fear…If They Are Real…

Lightning rod issues like affirmative action, as well as the protests staged by groups like Black Lives Matter, have some white students feeling threatened.

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Dec 9, 2015

Bill Cosby Keeps Losing and He Hasn’t Been Convicted Of Anything…Yet

“There is virtually no standard by which the media are holding Mr. Cosby’s accusers. Anyone and everyone who wants to file a suit or get on television can be guaranteed fawning coverage."- Bill Cosby's attorney Marty Singer

Dec 6, 2015

“Ballin” and “Stuntin” Could Cost Young Jeezy At Least $75k

Young Jeezy and his lawyers have been busy the past three months – fighting lawsuits. In the past quarter alone (October, November and December), Jeezy has been sued for by an upcoming rapper, as well as gospel legend T.D. Jakes. Well, the rapper can add another allegation of theft to the growing of list of complaints filed against him.

Nov 30, 2015

Fighting Bankruptcy Is Costing 50 Cent A Pretty Penny – Check Out The Invoices

Having to pay off a $28.5 million judgment is a huge task, but as you will see below, fighting the judgements is costing 50 Cent a pretty penny as well. Accountants for the bankruptcy law firm Zeisler & Zeisler are overseeing some of the financial aspects of 50's bankruptcy. The firm recently submitted their invoices to the court in regards to the ongoing case.

Nov 20, 2015

50 Cent Is Tired Of Everyone Being In His Biz, Files Motion To Seal Contracts In Bankruptcy Suit

50 Cent just filed a motion to restrict public access to his business contracts and investment agreements, about his ongoing bankruptcy case.

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Oct 20, 2015

Lamar Odom’s Still Alive and It’s All Because Prostitution Is Legal In Crystal, Nevada

The two sex workers who found Lamar Odom choking on his mucus called 911. Had Lamar been with illegal prostitutes in another state, there's no doubt he would have died.

New Copyright Laws Getting “Blurred” But Students At Loyola Are Staying One Step Ahead

A few weeks ago, Richard S. Busch, the lawyer who won the verdict for Marvin Gaye's family was a guest lecturer at Loyola. He explained the importance of copyrights to Professor Mark Davis' students.

Pope Visit or is it an Experiment in Martial Law?

Philadelphia’s got the Pope coming and the United States Secret Service and the City of Philadelphia have already engaged in blaming and fault-finding for a ridiculous number of ‘what-the-hell-is going- on-here moves designed to guarantee residential torture while creating traffic nightmares where the security ought to be.

Sep 23, 2015

R.I.P. Jimi Hendrix: Accident, Suicide Or Murder? 10 CRAZY Facts

Jimi Hendrix was found in a London flat on this day (September 18, 1970), covered in and choking on his throw up, after ingesting a lethal mixture of sleeping pills and wine. However, you know it is not that simple.

Aug 31, 2015

Attorney For Shooting Victim Says Violence Follows Chris Brown…Take A Look At The Lawsuit

Attorney Says Violence Follows Chris Brown...Take A Look At A Breakdown Of The Lawsuit

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Aug 21, 2015

New Technology Will Monitor Rap and Gang Beef, Thanks To Those “Internet Gangsters”

A project between Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Columbia University is attempting to create the technology that will analyze keywords, phrases and even images and videos from rappers and gangs that are posted on public networks.

Aug 16, 2015

Drake Apologizes To Murder Victims…But Do His Lyrics Reflect A Double Standard?

Drake is finally talking about the shootings at his OVO Fest after-party. On Friday evening, more than 10 days after two people were gunned down in a double homicide that remains unsolved, the rapper broke his silence. In his first statement since the murders, he spoke of the anguish and emotional conflicts he’s experienced.

Aug 6, 2015

Violence Is Nothing New For Drake Or OVO Fest, According To A Lawsuit

Two people were killed at an After Party for OVO Fest. According to a new lawsuit, violence is nothing new for Drake or the club that hosted his party.

Aug 1, 2015

Could “Insight Policing” Have Saved Sandra Bland, Freddie Gray and others?

The disturbing video of the stop and arrest of Sandra Bland highlights once again the excessive and inexcusable use of force by police officers in this country. The 28-year-old’s death in police custody after a routine traffic stop is currently being investigated as a murder.

Jul 29, 2015

Why 50 Cent Won’t Beat The Revenge Porn Rap By Crying Bankruptcy – A Legal Breakdown

Rapper 50 Cent may soon learn that even millions of dollars don’t put him above the law. He may think he can dodge paying for a big debt by filing for bankruptcy, but the ploy probably won’t work.

Jul 14, 2015

Could 50 Cent’s Bankruptcy Filing Be Tossed? Check Out This Expert’s Opinion

When an individual or business files for bankruptcy protection, there is a legal protection against outside litigation that goes into effect immediately and automatically upon the bankruptcy filing. Is Fif using this to protect himself?

Jul 9, 2015

Watch: Suge Knight’s Lawyers Fight For His Freedom and Get Denied

Marion "Suge" Knight recently appeared in court, where his lawyers argued that murder and attempted murder charges against the onetime head of Death Row Records should be dismissed. Suge is in custody after an altercation in the parking lot of a fast-food restaurant, where he ran over two people in his pickup truck as he fled the scene.

Jun 28, 2015

The Top Five List You NEVER Want To Make

The FBI recently announced a variety of international characters that have made their way to the top of the charts - of the United States' most wanted list. The five newcomers to the list are wanted for a variety of scams, including cheating the broken hearted, who were trying to catch their cheating lovers.

Jun 12, 2015

Spike Lee, Trademark Law and The Legal Battle Over The Word “Chiraq”

A man who has filed several trademarks for the word "Chiraq" in the state of Illinois sent a letter through his attorney to Spike Lee's production company demanding that it not use the word as the title of an upcoming film about violence in Chicago.

May 31, 2015

Check Out This Attempt To Extort Whitney Houston

Being a star isn't all it's cracked up to be. Check out these letters to Whitney Houston that the FBI intercepted.

Oct 30, 2014

Rudy Giuliani Used Rick Ross For Defense In Battle For Historical Fiction Against “Real” Noriega

Rick Ross, Freeway Ricky Ross, Rudy Guiliani and Manuel Noriega, in a bizarre lawsuit against Activision!