Kerr on Aesthetic Play and Bad Intent @GeorgetownLaw

Andrew Jensen Kerr, Georgetown University Law Center, is publishing Aesthetic Play and Bad Intent in Minneosta Law Review Headnotes (2018) (forthcoming). Here is the abstract. Threatening words or images are assumed by American courts to be non-art. But this threshold question of art status is complicated by the evolution of rap and performance art. There is no articulable way to discern art from non-art for these non-textual media, a problem compounded in the unique context of the Internet. In civil litigation we can resort to institutionalist tests like audience reception.…

A Suits Spinoff Is in the Offing @USA_Network

USA has greenlit the Suits spinoff which stars Gina Torres (Jessica Pearson) and will feature the character as a Chicago politician. Aaron Korsh and Daniel Arkin will write and executive produce; Ms. Torres will also be an executive producer on the show.       Suits itself will return for an eighth season, although without Patrick J. Adams (Mike Ross), the now iconic character on whom the first 7 seasons of the show centered. Also gone is (of course) Meghan Markle (Rachel Zane), who will have a much bigger part…

Newcastle announce cuts on 95% LTV products

Newcastle Intermediaries has announced that it has reduced rates across its two-year fixed rate 95% LTV range. According to the lender, the new rates are available from 3.40% with a reservation fee of £199 and a completion fee of £299. Also on offer is a two-year fix at 3.99% with free standard valuation, 10% overpayments per annum and £500 cashback. Both products allow 10% overpayments per annum. Remortgage customers have the option of either cashback or free legal fees. Steve Carruthers, head…

Auction House celebrate record February

Property auctioneer, Auction House, has reported its best February on record, selling 471 lots during the month and raising a total of over £61m. According to the report, the figures are marginally up on last year signaling a buoyant start to 2018 and the continuing appeal of auctions. Roger Lake, founding director, said: “It really has been an exceptional month. Our sellers were wise to act early, and managed to avoid much of the disruption caused around the country by the combination of…

Opportunities to boost rental yields in light of new energy-efficiency rules

We are just a few weeks away from another significant change for residential buy-to-let landlords. From April, they will need to ensure their rental properties have a minimum energy performance certificate (EPC) rating of E before new tenants move in. So it’s vital that landlords are aware of the new rules – particularly because councils will have the power to impose fines of up to £5,000 – and that those who have invested in buy-to-let homes make the necessary action if the property’s energy…

Letting agents advised to ‘consider their business models’ in preparation of fees ban

A service provider to the property industry has urged letting agents to heed the government’s suggestion to ‘consider their business models’ in preparation for the upcoming ban on up-front fees. As part of the draft Tenant Fees Bill, upfront fees charged to tenants by letting agents will be outlawed by April 2019 at the earliest. The ban is here to stay The government’s comments came in response to an online petition which called for a cap on fees instead of a ban.…

What are the top ten dream home features for kids?

A new survey by conducted by home developer, Strata, which quizzed over 2,000 children aged 3-11, has revealed some amazing ideas. Strata asked the participants to describe their perfect home with no restrictions on creativity and imagination (One practical child wanted 12 toilets so he never had to queue – so you get the level of thought put into this).  Top 10 kid’s dream home features: 1. Magic homework room that does the work for you 2. Water slide staircase so…

Top tips on buying an investment property at auction

With thousands of properties already sold this year and popularity growing by the day, more and more people are choosing to buy and sell their properties via the auction room. Recent analysis of the sector has shown that savvy investors are coming to auction rooms to find the ideal rental property and are attracted to the method by the quick completion times, lack of property chain and transparent pricing. If you are thinking of investing in property for the first time or, are…

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