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Dec 16, 2015

Under Armour Star Wars line now includes women’s and girls’ apparel

After disappointing female fans last month by not offering clothing for women and girls in its latest “Star Wars” apparel line, Under Armour has delivered on a promise to make space thriller-themed items for females. With the “new arrival” label, Under Armour has released five t-shirts designs in women and girls sizes. The line still […]

Nov 3, 2015

Under Armour says they didn’t forget about women in Star Wars collection

“Star Wars” fans can now combine their excitement for the upcoming movie with their workout gear as Under Armour unveiled its line of “Star Wars” apparel today. But that deal only exists for space thriller’s male fans as the Baltimore sports apparel maker is only selling shirts and hoodies in men and boys sizes for […]

Dec 4, 2012

Regulators clear Disney purchase of Lucasfilm

WASHINGTON — Federal antitrust regulators have cleared Disney’s $4 billion deal to buy Lucasfilm, the filmmaking empire behind the “Star Wars” franchise. Notice of the clearance was issued Tuesday. Representatives for The Walt Disney Co. and Lucasfilm Ltd. did not immediately respond to requests for comment. When the deal was announced in October, no formal […]

Oct 30, 2012

Disney buying Lucasfilm for $4.05 billion

LOS ANGELES — Disney is paying $4.05 billion to buy Lucasfilm Ltd., the production company behind “Star Wars,” from its chairman and founder, George Lucas. It’s also making a seventh movie in the “Star Wars” series called “Episode 7,” set for release in 2015, with plans to follow it with Episodes 8 and 9 and […]

Apr 23, 2012

Law blog roundup

It’s Monday but look at the bright side: We don’t have snow (as long as you’re not in Garrett County) and we do have the roundup. — Filmmaking lawyer uses power of deduction to defeat the Internal Revenue Service. — A lawyer with Magic will be the Los Angeles Dodgers new principal owner. — Whom would […]

Mar 27, 2012

Woman acts crazy to avoid jury duty

Remember the time on “30 Rock” when Tina Fey’s character, Liz Lemon, got out of jury duty by dressing up as Princess Leia and pretending she actually thought she was the Star Wars character? “I really don’t think it’s fair for me to be on a jury since I’m a hologram,” Lemon, in full Leia garb, […]

Sep 1, 2011

Superhuman skills for lawyers

From the Associated Press comes this tale of a lawyer from College Park who is apparently so tough he can handle sparking wires on a rain-soaked road without killing himself. I don’t mean to make light of lawyers behaving badly in general, or the charges against Richard Bialczak in particular, because if even half of […]

Jan 13, 2011

Channel your inner geek

I saw a post on Twitter today from the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra touting half-off tickets to its new “Icarus at the Edge of Time” webumentary. Something about science and the Icarus story and music all in one tweet called to me. The performance combines science and music, as physicist and author Brian Greene teamed up with American composer […]

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