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Tushnet on the First Amendment and Trademark Registration @rtushnet

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Rebecca Tushnet, Georgetown University Law Center, has published The First Amendment Walks Into a Bar: Trademark Registration and Free Speech, at 92 Notre Dame L. 381 (2016). Here is the abstract. This Article analyzes the First Amendment arguments against

Opinion | Impeach Donald Trump? - The New York Times

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"April 21st, 2019 Chaeles Blow President Trump at a White House event on Thursday. Photo by: Erin Schaff/The New York Times The Mueller report has been released, with redactions of course, and it is a damning document.

Why Artists Should Care About @AGSNYT: How The Times Thinks About Privacy

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The New York Times has started “The Privacy Project” and kicks off the story correctly with an introspective opinion piece from the boss, A.G. Sulzberger. We should do the same.

Mike Whelan of Lawyer Forward Moves to Casetext as Managing Editor

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FCC Releases Proposed Revised Rules for Resolving FM Translator Complaints – Order to be Considered at May 9 Commission Meeting

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The FCC last week released a draft order (available here) in its proceeding looking at revising the procedures to resolve complaints of interference by translators (and certain LPFM stations) to existing FM stations. The draft order proposes many changes to the current process.

@eLAWnora: The EU’s New Copyright Laws Won’t “Wreck the Internet”

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[Excellent work by Eleonora Rosati in Slate on the EU Copyright Directive. This new legislation is important to creators around the world because it applies to the exploitation of all copyrights in Europe, not just European copyrights in Europe.].

Trudeau on "The Simpsons"? Oh, Canada! @meyer_lucas @TheSimpsons

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be a guest character on Sunday's episode of "The Simpsons," but he won't be the voice for his own character. That duty will fall to Lucas Meyer, a reporter for NEWSTALK1010 in Toronto.

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Lawrence's Last Word: Robert Mueller Exposes Sarah Sanders' Lies | The L.

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FCC Releases Notices on Radio License Renewal Process – New Form, New Database and More Scrutiny of the Public File

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The FCC yesterday released two public notices about the procedures to be used in the upcoming radio license renewal cycle. These actions were previewed by the FCC at the NAB Convention last week (see our article here ).

Silbey on Control over Contemporary Photography: A Tangle of Copyright, Right of Publicity, and the First Amendment @JSilbey

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Jessica M. Silbey, Northeastern University School of Law, has published Control over Contemporary Photography: A Tangle of Copyright, Right of Publicity, and the First Amendment at 42 Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts 351 (2019). Here is the abstract

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Beebe and Fromer on Immoral or Scandalous Marks: An Empirical Analysis @Jeanne Fromer

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Barton Beebe and Jeanne C. Fromer, both of New York University School of Law, have published Immoral or Scandalous Marks: An Empirical Analysis. Here is the abstract. This article reports the results of a systematic empirical study of how the

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Haupt on Sex and the First Amendment Through the Lens of Professional Speech @CEHaupt

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Claudia E. Haupt, Northeastern University School of Law; Yale University, Yale Information Society Project, is publishing Sex and the First Amendment Through the Lens of Professional Speech in volume 17 of the First Amendment Law Review (2019). Here is the

Parliamentary Report on the Inquiry Into the Australian Music Industry

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Just released by the House Standing Committee on Communications and the Arts: A report on the inquiry in the Australian music industry. Download it from links available here

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Legal Industry Veteran Sameena Kluck Joins Pro Bono Tech Startup Paladin

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Sometimes news converges in fortuitous ways. Yesterday, I interviewed Felicity Conrad , cofounder and CEO of the pro bono technology startup Paladin , for next week’s LawNext podcast.

Wilson on Brandenburg in an Era of Populism @richardawilson7

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Richard Ashby Wilson, University of Connecticut School of Law, is publishing Brandenburg in An Era of Populism: Risk Analysis in the First Amendment in the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Law & Public Affairs (2019). Here is the abstract.

Travis on The "Monster" That Ate Social Networking? @fiulaw

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Hannibal Travis, Florida International University College of Law, has published The ‘Monster’ That Ate Social Networking? in Cyberspace Law: Censorship and Regulation of the Internet (Travis ed., Routledge 2013). Here is the abstract. This chapter analyzes the privacy, intellectual property

Georgia Lawmakers Introduce Bill To Create Ethics In Journalism Board and Standards To Hold Journalists Accountable For Their Reporting

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Six Georgia state lawmakers think a set of ethical standards for journalists would be an excellent idea, and they've introduced a bill, "The Ethics in Journalism Act," to try to make it so. Coverage from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution points out

End of an Era: Tom Bruce, Trailblazing Director of LII, to Retire after 27 Years

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It is possible that no one was more influential in shaping the universe of online access to legal information than Tom Bruce. Way back in 1992 — a year before the launch of the World Wide Web and when only scraps of legal information could be found on the Internet — Tom and colleague Peter Martin founded the Legal Information Institute at Cornell Law School, with the goal of making the law available to everyone online, for free.

The Perfect Podcast for Mueller-Report Release Day: ‘Talking Feds’

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With the report due out today of the investigation by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III into Russian election interference, there is one podcast I will be watching for its next episode to come out.

LawNext Episode 35: Felicity Conrad, Cofounder and CEO of Paladin

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Felicity Conrad is on a mission to help expand pro bono legal services. The legal technology company she cofounded, Paladin , helps corporations, law firms, law schools and legal service organizations streamline their pro bono programs, with the greater goal of helping them serve more clients in need and help close the gap in access to justice.

Rep. Ted Lieu: If Trump Obstructed Justice, Impeachment Should Be On The.

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Robert Mueller Report: Outline For Prosecution | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

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Joy & Happiness

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Opinion | Mr. Mueller’s Indictment - The New York Times

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“We determined not to apply an approach that could potentially result in a judgment that the president committed crimes,” the report explains, because “fairness concerns counseled against potentially reaching that judgment when no charges can be brought.”

Mueller report lays out ten counts of obstruction of justice committed by Trump but some people believe in a dual system of justice. The4y believe in King Trump the First. I am not one of them.

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Opinion | The Mueller Report and the Danger Facing American Democracy - The New York Times

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"A perceived victory for Russian interference poses a serious risk for the United States.

We Must Impeach Trump!

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Opinion | Mr. Mueller’s Indictment - The New York Times

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"By The Editorial Board, www.nytimes.com April 18th, 2019 The special counsel’s report reveals a pattern of deceit and dysfunction. What comes next is up to Congress. The editorial board represents the opinions of the board, its editor and the publisher.

Trump did conspire with Russians. Mueller expects Congress to impeach Trump. Attorney General Barr lied in his letter.

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What the Mueller report says about that 'compromising tape'

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Trump on Mueller's appointment: I'm F ed

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James Clapper: Mueller report is devastating

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#ImpeachTrump Nancy Pelosi get behind Impeachment proceedings or step aside so we can get a real leader in the House of Representatives who is willing to do their Constitution mandated job.

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Mueller report examines '10 episodes' of potential obstruction by Trump | US news | The Guardian

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Mueller report examines '10 episodes' of potential obstruction by Trump | US news | The Guardian

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LawNext Episode 34: Alternative Legal Models – A Panel Discussion

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Not all law firms are equal. In fact, some of them are drastically different from one another. As technology becomes even more pervasive in the legal industry, the industry is changing and reacting. This week on LawNext, I step aside from hosting duties and present a special live panel discussion from UC Hastings’ legal innovation hub, LexLab.

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Ramy Youssef: I Wish Muslims Prayed On Sundays

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Slams New York Post Cover Attacking Rep. Ilhan.

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