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Aereo Streaming Service Loses To TV Broadcasters In Court Ruling
2014-06-25 12:42:22

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In what is being called a major victory for television broadcasters, the Supreme Court ruled against the video-streaming service Aereo, 6-to-3. The company has been using tiny antennas, a modern take on old-fashioned “rabbit ears,” to stream broadcast television to its subscribers over the Internet. The court ruled that this practice constituted a public performance of copyrighted material – which goes against US regulations....

2014-01-24 20:21:04

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) welcomed the move by the U.S. Supreme Court, January 24, to extend an injunction granted by Justice Sonia Sotomayor, December 31, exempting the Little Sisters of the Poor and others in their lawsuit from the Department of Health and Human Services' contraception mandate while their appeal is pending. "The bishops of the...

2013-07-19 23:02:52

Firm's Appellate Co-Chair Receives Recognition for Dedication and Sacrifice to His Profession and the NAACP Community (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 Akerman Senterfitt today announced that Joseph Hatchett, co-chair of the firm's Appellate Practice, has been honored with the NAACP 2013 Annual William Robert Ming Advocacy Award for his dedication and sacrifice to his profession. The Award is given annually by the NAACP to a lawyer who exemplifies the same spirit of financial and personal...

2013-07-15 23:23:05

Federal panel orders transfer of cases as litigation progresses while Resource4thePeople's national network of attorneys' free consultations remain in place for consumers seeking compensation over allegations of blood-clotting problems from using the NuvaRing contraceptive. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivedrugs/nuvaring.html The latest consumer update was announced today by Resource4thePeople in connection with state and federal...

2013-05-16 23:04:40

Kozinski will speak on electronic privacy and how individuals can avoid governmental violations of privacy. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 The Honorable Alex Kozinski, Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, will speak on "Electronic Privacy" in this headlining event at the Atlas Summit. The Summit will be held June 27-30, in Washington, D.C, at the Capital Hilton Hotel, located at 1001 16th Street Northwest. Digital technology has liberated...

2013-01-11 05:03:38

The complex Administrative Law Judge examination is expected to reopen in 2013; ALJ specialists from The Resume Place, Inc. announce a free webinar with tips for applying. Washington, DC (PRWEB) January 10, 2013 From Social Security appeals, whistleblower fraud, and compensation claims to utility rate findings and animal welfare enforcement proceedings, Administrative Law Judges (ALJs) handle a wide range of cases across federal departments and agencies. Authorized under the Administrative...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'