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  • Still Battling

    07/14/2006 10:14:15 AM PDT · by Interesting Times · 76 replies · 1,615+ views
    The Legal Intelligencer Online ^ | July 13, 2006 | Shannon P. Duffy
    A controversial documentary titled Stolen Honor: Wounds That Never Heal, about Sen. John F. Kerry’s anti-Vietnam War activities in the 1970s that was released just before the 2004 presidential election sparked at least five politically charged lawsuits. Now there’s only one. In recent weeks, lawyers for the plaintiffs have dropped three libel suits brought by anti-war veterans who said they were falsely portrayed in the film made by journalist Carlton Sherwood. Sherwood was also hit with a copyright infringement suit in New York that accused him of unfairly including clips from another film and photos from a book. But that...
  • Battle Brews As Porn Moves Into Mainstream

    04/01/2006 5:37:42 PM PST · by Panerai · 304 replies · 6,353+ views
    Breitbrat ^ | 04/01/2006 | David Crary
    The industry's VIPs mingle at political galas and Super Bowl parties. Their product is available on cell phones, podcasts, and particularly the Internet _ there it's an attraction like no other, patronized by tens of millions of Americans. It's pornography. And if you're a consumer, John Harmer thinks you're damaging your brain. Harmer is part of a cadre of anti-porn activists seeking new tactics to fight an unprecedented deluge of porn which they see as wrecking countless marriages and warping human sexuality. They are urging federal prosecutors to pursue more obscenity cases and raising funds for high-tech brain research that...
  • City drops its suit against gun makers

    12/16/2003 6:25:29 PM PST · by neverdem · 14 replies · 51+ views
    The Jersey Journal ^ | Dec 15, 2003 | Jason Fink
    <p>Jersey City has dropped its lawsuit against handgun manufacturers, citing the mounting paperwork associated with the case and what attorneys say are legal deadlines that will be close to impossible to meet.</p> <p>The decision to voluntarily withdraw the suit, which was filed in state Superior Court in Jersey City in March, comes on the heels of dismissals of similar cases both in New Jersey and nationwide.</p>