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Kozinski Orders Mistrial in Ira Isaacs Obscenity Case

Kozinski Orders Mistrial in Ira Isaacs Obscenity Case

Jun 13, 2008 1:15 PM PDT
The obscenity trial of fetish filmmaker Ira Isaacs has ended in mistrial with the recusal of federal appeals court Judge Alex Kozinski.
Lawyers React to Max Hardcore Verdict

Lawyers React to Max Hardcore Verdict

Jun 13, 2008 12:00 PM PDT
In the wake of Max Hardcore’s conviction on obscenity charges, the adult industry may be dismayed, but legal experts agree that it’s nothing to worry about — yet.
Cybernet Expo Seminars: Day 2

Cybernet Expo Seminars: Day 2

Jun 13, 2008 9:00 AM PDT
Following up on the first day's seminars, the second day of the Cybernet Expo seminar series offered a varied assortment of perennial topics as well as a couple of unique offerings.
Beverly Hills Attorney Fingered Kozinski’s Porn Stash

Beverly Hills Attorney Fingered Kozinski’s Porn Stash

Jun 12, 2008 4:00 PM PDT
Opening arguments were getting underway during the obscenity trial of scat porn producer Ira Isaacs yesterday morning when the Los Angeles Times broke the story that the judge presiding over the case, chief judge of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Alex Kozinski, had published pornographic material on his personal website.
Call for Dancers in Mitchell Brothers Class Action Suit

Call for Dancers in Mitchell Brothers Class Action Suit

Jun 12, 2008 3:30 PM PDT
A legal services company involved in a class action suit against the Mitchell Brothers' O'Farrell Theatre in San Francisco is looking for dancers who worked at the theater between July 1996 and April 2003.
French ISPs to Block Child Pornography Websites

French ISPs to Block Child Pornography Websites

Jun 12, 2008 7:00 AM PDT
French Interior Minister Michele Alliot-Marie has announced plans to use the help of Internet service providers to block websites that offer child pornography and other antisocial material.
Ira Isaacs Obscenity Trial Suspended

Ira Isaacs Obscenity Trial Suspended

Jun 11, 2008 7:45 PM PDT
The obscenity trial of “shock artist” Ira Isaacs has been suspended as questions arose today following a Los Angeles Times report in which the trial judge said he kept sexually explicit pictures and videos on his personal website.
Testimony Starts in Ira Isaacs Obscenity Trial

Testimony Starts in Ira Isaacs Obscenity Trial

Jun 11, 2008 5:30 PM PDT
The federal government’s prosecution of Stolen Car Films / LA Media owner and self-confessed “shock artist” Ira Isaacs began this morning at the federal courthouse in downtown Los Angeles.
Justice Department Trying to Revive COPA

Justice Department Trying to Revive COPA

Jun 11, 2008 2:30 PM PDT
Government lawyers tried Tuesday to revive the Child Online Protection Act, a 1998 law designed to keep online pornography away from children.
Will Judge in Ira Isaacs Obscenity Case Recuse Himself?

Will Judge in Ira Isaacs Obscenity Case Recuse Himself?

Jun 11, 2008 12:00 PM PDT
The judge presiding in the Ira Isaacs obscenity case revealed that he has maintained a website featuring sexually explicit material. The revelation could mean that Judge Alex Kozinski may render himself recused in the case.

LEGAL PERSPECTIVES

The Skinny on the New DMCA Requirement

The requirements under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) have changed, but the sky is not falling. We have, even as a law firm, been hit with an unbelievable amount of spam sent out by law firms... More »

2017 Outlook: Legal Matters Around the Corner

The adult entertainment business’ legal community recently weighed in the top issues that companies and the industry, as a whole, should be concerned about. XBIZ asked industry attorneys to discuss... More »

Fraudulent Brazilian Trademark Registrations Running Rampant

Although you might not think often about protecting your trademark rights in Brazil, you need to — even if you don’t yet have a single Brazilian customer. Scammers are constantly looking for... More »
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