Civil procedure

  1. Amy Winehouse Inquest To Be Heard Again

    December 17, 2012 7:56 AM EST Officials in London say the inquest into the death of soul singer Amy Winehouse was overseen by a coroner who lacked the proper qualifications and will be re-heard next month. Amy Winehouse Dead at 27 Camden Council says a new hearing will take pl ...

  2. Amy Winehouse Coroner Resigns Over Qualifications

    February 02, 2012 7:30 AM EST LONDON (AP) - The coroner who oversaw the inquest into the death of singer Amy Winehouse has resigned after her qualifications were questioned, her boss said Wednesday - raising the possibility the investigation may have to be held again. Winehous ...

  3. Amy Winehouse's Final Hours Subject of Inquest

    October 26, 2011 6:30 AM EDT LONDON (AP) - A British coroner will hear about the final hours of Amy Winehouse's life at an inquest into the soul diva's death. The singer, who had fought drug and alcohol problems for years, was found dead in bed at her London home on ...

  4. Amy Winehouse Cause of Death Not Disclosed After Autopsy

    July 25, 2011 7:26 PM EDT LONDON - An inquest into Amy Winehouse's death has been opened and adjourned until October 26, a London coroner said Monday, as a lengthy investigation into the singer's death begins in Britain. Amy Winehouse's 'Back to Black&# ...

  5. EFF Sues UMG Over Prince Video

    July 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Electronic Frontier Foundation has filed suit against Universal Music Group over the label's request that a YouTube video featuring "Let's Get Crazy" by Prince be removed. The video depicts an 18-month old child and a sibli ...

  6. Court Awards k.d. lang $1.9M

    April 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A California court has awarded k.d. lang $1.9 million in a default judgment against her former business manager, Annabel Lapp. The Grammy-winning singer sued Lapp and her Annabel Lapp Group in 2005 , claiming that the business manager misappropria ...

  7. Disa Sues Univision Music

    July 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Claims breach of contract in lawsuit. Claims breach of contract in lawsuit. News ...

  8. IFPI Wins Moscow Piracy Court Case

    July 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Optical disc-maker ordered to pay damages and costs. Optical disc-maker ordered to pay damages and costs. News ...

  9. Musicrypt Sues Destiny Media, Promo Only

    June 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Suit claims patent infringement. Suit claims patent infringement. News ...

  10. Kanye West Sued Over Car Lease Deal

    May 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Suit claims breach of contract. Suit claims breach of contract. News ...

  11. 'Babyface' Files Suit Against Anita Baker

    April 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Claims breach of contract. Claims breach of contract. News ...

  12. Jackson Sued Over Beatles Library Finances

    July 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Prescient Acquisition Group claims breach of contract. Prescient Acquisition Group claims breach of contract. News ...

  13. Lawyers Continue Fight Over Sampling Rights

    June 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT While the fight over how much of a sound recording can be legally sampled continues in the No Limit Films case, the challenge by jazz flutist James W. Newton over alleged infringement by Beastie Boys NEW YORK -- While the fight over how much of a ...

  14. Radio Promoters Accuse Universal Of Racketeering

    April 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Suit claims fraud, trade libel, breach of contract. Suit claims fraud, trade libel, breach of contract. News ...

  15. Supreme Court Sets Date For Grokster Hearing

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST The U.S. Supreme Court announced Jan. 19 that it will hear oral arguments in the MGM v. Grokster case on March 29. A host of entertainment industry and artists' groups supporting the music industry's WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Supreme ...

  16. MPAA Launches Lawsuits Against P2P Pirates

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Body sues 200 to 300 individual infringers. Body sues 200 to 300 individual infringers. News ...

  17. Case Analysis: U.K. Court's Internet Libel Jurisdiction

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT It's not unusual for an American celebrity or other public figure to file a lawsuit for libel in the United Kingdom, rather than in the United States, if there's a legitimate contact with that country It's not unusual for an America ...

  18. Lawsuit Targets Petty's 'Last DJ'

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Action alleges contract breach, fraud. Action alleges contract breach, fraud. News ...

  19. Fat Possum Slams Epitaph With Suit

    August 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Blues label claims contract breach, fraud, more. Blues label claims contract breach, fraud, more. News ...

  20. Clear Channel Files Stern Countersuit

    July 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT $3 Mil. action claims breach of contract. $3 Mil. action claims breach of contract. News ...

  21. RIAA Continues Litigation Campaign With 517 Suits

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 'John Does' joined by 24 named defendants. 'John Does' joined by 24 named defendants. News John Does ...

  22. Apple Corps Wins Motion In Apple Computer Case

    April 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT High Court judge rules that case will be heard in U.K. High Court judge rules that case will be heard in U.K. News ...

  23. WMG Seeks Judgment Against Maverick

    March 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST Action anticipates breach-of-contract suit. Action anticipates breach-of-contract suit. News ...