Latest Mark Bartholomew Stories

2011-08-10 22:25:24

When Lindsay Lohan Can Intimidate the E*Trade Baby, Free Speech May Be at Risk American courts are significantly expanding the legal rights and privileges celebrities can command over others using their names or likenesses. And a University at Buffalo Law School professor is questioning whether these courts have gone too far. Clearly, says UB Associate Professor of Law Mark Bartholomew, the courts have taken a more liberal interpretation when it comes to celebrities suing others for the use...

Word of the Day
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.