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2011-04-19 18:05:00

LOS ANGELES, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to efforts by the Prop 8 Proponents to conceal video of the Prop 8 trial from the public, the American Foundation for Equal Rights (AFER) called for the full and unedited release of the Perry v. Schwarzenegger public trial footage. AFER, the City and County of San Francisco, and Media Coalition members including The LA Times, CNN, The NY Times, FOX News, NBC News, and The Associated Press each filed briefs urging the court to...

2011-03-23 11:10:00

BURBANK, Calif. and LAS VEGAS, March 23 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pixel Power, the leading supplier of broadcast graphics systems, today announced plans to reveal ChannelMaster--a new line of all-in-one playout systems for multi-channel broadcast operations-- at NAB 2011, in Booth N2034 of the Las Vegas Convention Center, April 11-14. ChannelMaster systems deliver all the functionality needed to quickly deliver a channel on air--and are the first products of their kind to include sophisticated...

2011-03-15 20:34:00

HOUSTON, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorneys representing Dallas oil and gas entrepreneur Trevor Rees-Jones are announcing plans to appeal a Houston jury verdict awarded to a career business lawyer who claims he was duped into signing a buyout agreement prior to the sale of Chief Holdings LLC. The lawsuit was filed by bankruptcy lawyer D. Bobbitt Noel Jr., a partner in Houston's Vinson & Elkins, who alleged he was misled into signing a $6.5 million buyout agreement two years...

2011-03-14 08:20:00

NORWALK, Conn., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Priceline.com (Nasdaq: PCLN) today announced the launch of a major expansion to its popular Hotel Freebies, a free service on priceline.com www.priceline.com/freebies that lets future hotel guests "mine" priceline.com's extensive global database of published-price hotels for all kinds of valuable hotel freebies like free nights, free breakfast, free parking, room discounts and upgrades. Priceline also announced the addition of a new hotel...

2011-02-23 00:00:42

ParaDocs Motion Support, Inc. (Paradocs), a leading service provider to AMLAW's Top 100 law firms, recently produced a 3,500 page hyperlinked electronic brief (eBrief) with over 70,000 hyperlinks to its supporting authorities and exhibits in less than 4 days. This unusually large eBrief was prepared for a top 10 law firm in an Intellectual Property dispute. ParaDocs' closest competitor would typically take approximately 20 or more days to produce an eBrief of similar size. New York, NY...

2011-02-15 00:02:56

Apple Final Cut Studio training guru, Larry Jordan, is pleased to announce the release of the first ten of more than 60 micro Final Cut tutorials now available at http://www.YouTube.com/user/LarryJordanFCP. Jordan's teaching delivers creative, yet thorough training in Final Cut for professional as well as home users, giving his fans a competitive edge. Oak Park, California (Vocus/PRWEB) February 14, 2011 Larry Jordan, an internationally renowned, Apple Certified Final Cut Studio trainer,...

2011-02-03 14:52:00

On Eve of Judgment, Chevron Resorting to Intimidation Tactics LAGO AGRIO, Ecuador, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chevron's lawyers in Ecuador have threatened the trial judge overseeing the historic environmental trial where the company faces a potential judgment in the billions of dollars, according to court papers made available by the plaintiffs. In a series of recent legal papers, Chevron lawyers Enrique Carbajal and Alberto Racines threatened trial Judge Nicolas Zambrano...

2011-01-21 08:00:00

Court Dismisses Yangaroo Counterclaims in Defamation Case VANCOUVER, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ - Destiny Media Technologies,  Inc. (DSY-TSX, DSNY-OTCBB), is pleased to announce progress in its lawsuit against Yangaroo, John Heaven and Clifford Hunt filed May 4, 2007.  Destiny had claimed CDN$25,000,000 in damages for defamation and injurious falsehood, breaches of the Trademarks Act and Competition Act, and interfering with Destiny's economic interests. Yangaroo had filed a...

2011-01-20 07:15:00

More than 115 Founding Members of Open Allies for Airfare Transparency Include Largest U.S. Travel Sellers, Major Trade Organizations, Corporate Travel Departments from Companies Including Dell, Oracle, News Corp. WASHINGTON, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 115 of the nation's largest travel companies and organizations today launched Open Allies for Airfare Transparency, an industry-wide effort to urge major airlines to share all of their fare and ancillary fee...

2010-12-09 17:02:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Amazon Defense Coalition, which represents Ecuadorian indigenous groups suing Chevron for oil contamination in the Amazonian rainforest, previously reported that a Colorado federal court sanctioned Chevron and its attorneys for asking what the plaintiffs described as "abusive" questioning by Gibson Dunn attorney Andrea Neuman in a deposition of an expert in the Ecuadorians' lawsuit. Gibson Dunn represents Chevron in the case that...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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