February 18, 2007
Statute and Regs Requiring Adult Movie Producers to Keep Records Applies to More Mainstream Media, too. There's an interesting piece here about why even soap operas may be required to keep records in light of 2006 amendments.
Smokers' Claims No Longer Time-Barred. There's an article here about an interpretation of California's statute of limitations as applied to smokers' claims. I teach Remedies, and the decision seems to make sense, given the one action rule and the general prohibition against recovery of speculative damages.
House Democrats: Federal Reporters' Shield Law Needed. Read about the proposed legislation here.