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John Lennon

Subject: Music

B. John Winston Lennon, 9 October 1940, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, d. 8 December 1980, New York City, New York, USA. John Winston Ono Lennon has been exhumed in print more ...

Harassment

Harassment   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to American Law

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Law
Length:
1,285 words

...in wait for their victim, vandalizing property, and, more recently, sending threatening e-mail messages. Celebrity stalking victims, who are often stalked by strangers, get the most press coverage but comprise a small minority of such incidents. Some celebrities, including John Lennon , singer Selena, and actress Rebecca Schaeffer , have been murdered by their stalkers. Non-celebrity stalking victims are primarily young, adult women. Stalkers are primarily male, and their victims tend to be women with whom they have been in intimate relationships. Stalking...

Edgar, Hoover, J.

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Athan Theoharis

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Political and Legal History

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics, Law, History of Law
Length:
537 words

...targeted individuals and organizations. The subjects of FBI investigations ranged from Communist Party activists to Eleanor Roosevelt , the actor Rock Hudson , the author Ernest Hemingway , the baseball star Mickey Mantle , the poet Allen Ginsberg , and the rock star John Lennon . Furthermore, Hoover authorized a series of programs that targeted civil rights and radical organizations for the explicit purpose of discrediting and neutralizing them. Hoover particularly sought to discredit Martin Luther King Jr ., by circulating information about...

Counsel, notable

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The Oxford Companion to the High Court of Australia

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
Law
Length:
4,433 words
Illustration(s):
3

... 1908 , was also a notable advocate, though his health failed early. Initially he, too, appeared mostly as a junior—to Gavan Duffy in Peacock v The King ( 1911 ), to Irvine in R v Bernasconi ( 1915 ), and frequently to Starke. But by 1917 , he was appearing on his own. In Lennon v Scarlett & Co ( 1921 ), he appeared as leading counsel opposed to Latham and Robert Menzies ; and in Horne v Barber ( 1920 ), he led Dixon—though in later cases, after Dixon became a KC, those roles were reversed. Menzies described the elder Cussen as ‘one of the great...

Film

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Encyclopedia of Human Rights

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Social sciences
Length:
10,059 words

.... Insdorf, Annette . Indelible Shadows, Film and the Holocaust . 3d ed. Cambridge, U.K., and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2003. Text on Holocaust films, including useful annotated filmography. Just Vision Web site. http://justvision.org . Lennon, Helen . “A Witness to Atrocity: Film as Evidence in International War Crimes Tribunals.” In Holocaust and the Moving Image: Representations in Film and Television since 1933 , edited by Toby Haggith and Joanna Newman , pp. 65–73. London and New York: Wallflower, 2005....

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