Outrage has grown after the prize was handed this month to rap duo Kollegah and Farid Bang, who in their song "0815" say their bodies are "more defined than an Auschwitz prisoner". Barenboim, 75, said in a statement that the rappers' lyrics are "clearly anti-Semitic, misogynist, … [Read more...] about Barenboim hands back Echo music award over rap anti-Semitism controversy
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Obtaining a green card (permanent resident status) in the U.S. can be difficult due to long quota delays and the need to maintain a qualifying relationship with an employer or family sponsor. One green card pathway—EB-1-A—is relatively free of both obstacles: quota … [Read more...] about An Extraordinarily Simple Green Card for the Extraordinary Applicant: EB-1-A
Premier League Takes the Pitch in Fight against Pirated StreamsThe United Kingdom's most popular soccer league is using skillful legal tackling to maintain possession of its intellectual property. The Football Association Premier League Limited (the "Premier League") obtained an … [Read more...] about Three Point Shot- April 12, 2017: Premier League Takes the Pitch in Fight against Pirated Streams; Celebrity Trainer Sweats Fitness Studio over Alleged Knockoff Exercise Machine; Online Gambling Operator Returns Serve against Italian Sportswear Company
After Joe Lee Guy was convicted of murder and sentenced to death in Texas for his role in a 1993 convenience store robbery—he had served as an unarmed lookout—attorneys from Minneapolis-based Dorsey & Whitney took up his case on appeal. They had a hard time … [Read more...] about Attorneys for the Damned: ABA Project Marks 25 Years of Providing Counsel to Death Row Inmates
Has Kenneth Feinberg become such a brand unto himself—at once unique and ubiquitous as the nation’s problem solver—that a truck running over him would end forever the Feinberg Way for mass-dispute resolution? Is he sui generis? Answers vary. Feinberg’s … [Read more...] about Master of Disasters: Is Ken Feinberg Changing the Course of Mass Tort Resolution?