A guilty verdict in a Virginia Federal Court for illegal file sharing–apparently the first criminal conviction tried before a jury.
Yoko Ono et al. have sued the makers of the movie Expelled:No Intelligence Allowed (featuring Ben Stein) for allegedly wrongfully using the John Lennon song Imagine. The movie producers are defending on the basis of fair use.
I recently read a short interview with Ben Stein published in a financial magazine. His responses were clever, economical, and enlightening.