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Tax Denier Denied: Wesley Snipes Going to Jail for Failing to File Tax Returns

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The decades’ long battle between action star Wesley Snipes and the IRS reached an abrupt conclusion last week when a 3-judge federal appeals court panel upheld Snipes’ three-year prison sentence for failing to file tax returns between 1999 and 2001. In 2008, Snipes was convicted of three misdemeanors in Florida, but was cleared on felony […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

July 22nd, 2010 at 9:49 am

Douglas Divorce Claim Turns on Meaning of Spinoff

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When actor Michael Douglas and his ex-wife Diandra split up over 10 years ago, the Hollywood star probably thought any battles were over once the divorce agreement was signed. But that was until Douglas starred in “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps,” to be released in September. Now Diandra has filed a new court claim alleging […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

July 8th, 2010 at 3:20 pm

Lindsay Lohan v. E*Trade: The Milkaholic Lawsuit

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Have you heard about Lindsay Lohan’s lawsuit against E*Trade? Back in March, Lohan sued the online financial company for $100 million over the “milkaholic” commercial that ran during this year’s Super Bowl. Lohan claims that the commercial, which can be seen in its entirety below, defamed her and violated her right to privacy as it […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

May 12th, 2010 at 10:47 am

Seinfeld’s Wife Cleared in Book Copyright Case (Again)

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The Second Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a trial court ruling that Jessica Seinfeld, cookbook author and wife of comedian Jerry, did not violate the copyright of Missy Chase Lapine, author of “The Sneaky Chef: Simple Strategies for Hiding Healthy Foods in Kids’ Favorite Meals.” A few months after Lapine’s book appeared on shelves […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

April 29th, 2010 at 10:10 am