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Whenever Williams had to move, such as the time her landlord died and his family was in a rush to sell the property, she found herself back on the housing market, scrambling to find a decent place for her family to live. She’s had to move eight to 10 times. … [Read more...] about Getting A Section 8 Voucher Is Hard. Finding A Landlord Willing To Accept It Is Harder.
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Can you get around this issue by using the identity of a deceased individual?Unfortunately the answer is no, especially if your advertisement has a national reach. The majority of states apply the law of the decedent’s domicile to determine whether a postmortem right of publicity exists. Some states, like New York, have held that a person’s right of publicity terminates at their death. However, whatever protection may have existed in states that do not recognize postmortem rights or recognize them for short periods of time has been essentially eliminated because two states—Indiana and Washington—have enacted statues that apply their rights of publicity protection to any act or event occurring in their respective state, regardless of the person’s domicile or residence. More distressing, Indiana’s right of publicity statute grants postmortem protection of 100 years after death while Washington grants postmortem … [Read more...] about Rights of Publicity: A Potentially Catastrophic Pitfall for the Unwary Marketer as told by Jordan v. Dominick’s Finer Foods
Last week the Senate Indian Affairs Committee held a hearing to examine how the recent Justice Department decision that opens the door for states to start online gambling systems so long as they do not include sports betting would impact tribal gaming interest. While the tribes seemed split on the issue, there are some who believe that the enactment of a Federal online gambling bill would cripple tribal casinos across the country. It was clear that those who espoused this view, in part, feel threatened by the efforts of “Nevada and New Jersey gaming interests” as their ongoing efforts to legalize Internet poker was described as a “brazen power grab.” The Poker Players Alliance is trying to find a middle ground, and at the hearing they testified that legalized Internet poker, by itself, would not pose much of a threat to tribal gaming because poker currently only accounts for one percent of revenues at brick-and-mortar casinos. Other forms … [Read more...] about Financial Services LEGISLATIVE AND REGULATORY Update February 13, 2012