Topic: Lawsuits

I’m Worried About Khloe And Lamar, Because They Might Get Sued Over A T-Shirt

Iâm Worried About Khloe And Lamar, Because They Might Get Sued Over A T-Shirt

I’m kind of worried about Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom, because all they want to do is try their hand at business and charity and whatnot, and they just keep getting into trouble. The latest issue involves a T-shirt, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, and the Statue of Liberty. Sort of. Khloe and Lamar have a clothing line called “Rich Soil” that sells a T-shirt (the one Khloe is wearing above) with an emblem that suspiciously resembles the logo New York’s Department of Agriculture uses to identify food that has been grown in the state. More »

Why You’re Being Fired

Why You're Being Fired

The termination of a dental assistant in Iowa has been upheld in a ruling by the state’s Supreme Court. After more than ten years’ employment at James Knight’s dental practice, Melissa Nelson has been let go “because her boss and his wife felt [she] was a threat to their marriage.”

This sets an interesting precedent! What other reasons can you get fired for in Iowa now, do you think? More »

Lady Gaga Doll’s Product Description Somewhat Insulting To Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga Doll's Product Description Somewhat Insulting To Lady Gaga

As you may have heard, Lady Gaga was recently sued for $10 million by MGA Entertainment, the company with whom she’d been collaborating to produce a Lady Gaga doll. (She won.) The details of the dispute are probably interesting to first year entertainment law students, but this is a blog about fashion and beauty, so let’s talk about the mildly insulting paragraph about Gaga’s looks that came out as an inadvertent side effect of this lawsuit. More »

Disqualified Transgender Contestant Now Suing The Miss Universe Pageant

Disqualified Transgender Contestant Now Suing The Miss Universe Pageant

When Ashley reported last week that Miss Universe Canada had disqualified finalist Jenna Talackova because they discovered that she was born male, I sensed it might be a good opportunity to challenge the rules of that backwards, antiquated institution and bring awareness to transgender rights at the same time. As it turns out, Ms. Talackova agrees, as she’s suing the Donald Trump-controlled institution for discriminating against transgender women. More »