Judge Rules Milwaukee Flouted U.S. Constitution in Response to 'Pokemon Go' Craze

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The city didn't like the prospect of rare flora being trampled by game players. A federal judge warns of censorship. read more. THR, Esq. Business Tech Business THR Online

Donald Trump Claims U.S. Constitution Bars 'Apprentice' Star's Defamation Suit While in Office

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The president believes the Supremacy Clause bars state lawsuits against a sitting president and looks to tackle an issue "not decided" by the Supreme Court in Bill Clinton v. Paula Jones. read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Business THR Online

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U.S. Justice Department Defends Copyright Anti-Hacking Law as "Unquestionably Constitutional"

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The government responds to a lawsuit that looks to enjoin prosecutions of those who circumvent access controls on films, songs and other copyrighted material. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Tech Business THR Online

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The Constitution? There’s a New App for That

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Talk about a living Constitution — here’s one the framers never saw coming. government is marking Constitution Day by launching an official annotated Constitution app that will provide legal analysis and interpretation directly on your iPhone or iPad. The app is a companion […] The post The Constitution? Today, the U.S.

Is Anything Worn By Katy Perry Protected by the U.S. Constitution?

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A high-end Italian apparel brand responds to a lawsuit alleging that a famous street artist's work was ripped off for the singer's Met Gala dress. read more. THR, Esq. Music Music Style Business THR Online

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How Donald Trump's Power Will Be Checked

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Constitution. It starts with the U.S. read more. THR, Esq. Culture Television Culture THR Online

TV Producer Claims Tax Credit Denial Was A Violation of U.S. Constitution

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Eriq Gardner Lawsuit asks, "Why not me?" read more. THR, Esq. Television Television

Julie Hilden On Facebook "Likes" As Constitutionally Protected Speech

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Briefly, the issue presented is whether "liking" a page on Facebook is constitutionally protected speech under the First Amendment. Julie Hilden weighs in on whether Facebook "likes" should get First Amendment protection here. The case is Bland v. Roberts.

44 - Scalia: Constitution does not protect women against discrimination

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Image via Wikipedia 44 - Scalia: Constitution does not protect women against discrimination Justice Antonin Scalia has weighed in on the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution , leaving women's rights activists seething. In an interview with California Lawyer , Scalia said that the Constitution itself does not protect women and gay men and lesbians from discrimination. You do not need the Constitution to reflect the wishes of the current society.

NBC Politics - North Carolina OKs constitutional same-sex marriage ban

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NBC Politics - North Carolina OKs constitutional same-sex marriage ban The forces of ignorance and bigotry won a temporary victory tonight. John H. Armwood

Appeals Court: 'The Hurt Locker' Is Protected By the First Amendment

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Constitution. The 9th Circuit rules that an Iraqi war veteran's lawsuit would violate the U.S. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Television Business THR Online

Daily Mail Trumps Melania’s Lawsuit Over Escort Story

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"It would be unreasonable as a matter of constitutional due process for this Court to exert jurisdiction over MMI or MailOnline in the State of Maryland," writes the judge.

CCR Condemns Reported Sealed Indictment Against WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange | Center for Constitutional Rights

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CCR Condemns Reported Sealed Indictment Against WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange | Center for Constitutional Rights

Does Interference with Someone Filming a Documentary About Police Interaction with Gang Members in Public Violate the Rights Afforded to that Person Under the NJ or the U.S. Constitutions?

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In September 2012, the Appellate Court of New Jersey held that “the right to engage in news gathering for the purposes of creating a documentary concerning a matter of public interest is protected by the First Amendment and the New Jersey Constitution.” Constitution. Citing those provisions, the Court noted that the State Constitution provided broader protection for freedom of speech than the U.S. Constitution.

Austin on Communications Intermediaries and Constitutional Constraints

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Austin, University of Toronto Faculty of Law, is publishing Technological Tattletales and Constitutional Black Holes: Communications Intermediaries and Constitutional Constraints in Theoretical Inquiries in Law. Lisa M.

Let Us Constitute Together

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Google has launched the Constitute Project (not to be confused with the Constitution Project). Units at the University of Texas, the University College, London, the National Science Foundation, the Cline Center for Democracy, and the University of Chicago helped develop. Food and Drin

MALCOLM X ON THE CONSTITUTION

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The Right To Be Forgotten and U. S. Constitutional Law

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Robert Kirk Walker, University of California Hastings College of the Law, has published Forcing Forgetfulness: Data Privacy, Free Speech, and the 'Right to Be Forgotten'. Here is the abstract. Information posted to the Internet is never truly forgotten. While the

Graber on Bottom-Up Constitutionalism: The Case of Net Neutrality

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Graber, University of Zurich, Faculty of Law, has published Bottom-Up Constitutionalism: The Case of Net Neutrality at 7 Transnational Legal Theory 524 (2017). Christoph B.

Graber on Bottom-Up Constitutionalism: The Case of Net Neutrality

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Graber, University of Zurich, Faculty of Law, has published Bottom-Up Constitutionalism: The Case of Net Neutrality at 7 Transnational Legal Theory 524 (2017). Christoph B.

Does the Future of Television Belong to the Device or the App?

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Constitution. This week, the FCC hears reaction to a controversial proposal. The MPAA says it violates the U.S. The WGA is in favor. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Tech Business THR Online

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Beyonce Asks Court to Toss 'Lemonade' Lawsuit

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The star's lawyer argues her visual album and the short film it's accused of mimicking are "a textbook example" of what does not constitute copyright infringement.

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Podcast: Can We Constitutionally Implement Stop and Frisk?

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City of New York striking down the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk policy, the latest edition of Lawyer2Lawyer looks at whether and how stop-and-frisk policies can pass constitutional muster. To help us examine this issue, we have two guests: Sunita Patel, a staff attorney at the Center for […] The post Podcast: Can We Constitutionally Implement Stop and Frisk? In the wake of Judge Shira Scheindlin’s ruling in Floyd v.

Trump risks violating Constitution with foreign business | MSNBC

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Trump risks violating Constitution with foreign business | MSNBC

Stone on Canadian Constitutional Law of Freedom of Expression @stone_adrienne

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Adrienne Stone, Melbourne Law School, is publishing Canadian Constitutional Law of Freedom of Expression in Canada in the World: Comparative Perspective on the Canadian Constitution (R.

Amazon argues Constitution protects your chats with Alexa - CNET

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Such interactions may constitute expressive content that implicates privacy concerns and First Amendment protections," the company's lawyers wrote in a court filing Friday. Amazon argues Constitution protects your chats with Alexa - CNET

Roger Ailes Settlement Could Put 21st Century Fox in Dicey Legal Spot

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Would shareholders agree that paying for Ailes' "personal" problems constitutes best use of corporate money? read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Business THR Online

Constitutional Opportunism Continues with IRFA: Copyright Royalty Judges are Properly Appointed

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But we agree with Intercollegiate that the position of the CRJs, as currently constituted, violates the Appointments Clause , U.S. With such removal power in the Librarian’s hands, we are confident that the Judges are “inferior” rather than “principal” officers, and that no constitutional problem remains. So to say that the judges must be destroyed in order to save them is fallacious: Whatever Constitutional problems existed before July 6, 2012 have been remedied by the D.C.

Con, Con and more Con: Will Lessig’s Constitutional Convention Gut Copyright?

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Google Lessig wants to convene a Constitutional convention marketed under the truly tone deaf name of “ConConCon&# at www.conconcon.org. More on this later, but Google must be pleased. Do you think by any chance he will want to gut the Copyright Clause while he is at it? Stay tuned

Schuster on Public Choice Theory, the Constitution, and Public Understanding of the Copyright System @Prof_Schuster

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Michael Schuster II, Oklahoma State University, is publishing Public Choice Theory, the Constitution, and Public Understanding of the Copyright System in the UC Davis Law Review. Constitution commands that copyright laws must benefit Here is the abstract. The U.S.

Adjusting Constitutional Interpretation To New Technologies

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Yoo, University of Pennsylvania Law School, have published New Technologies and Constitutional Law at Routledge Handbook of Constitutional Law 485 (Mark Tushnet, Thomas Fleiner, and

Asked and Answered: Parody/Satire and copyright infringement.

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Asked & Answered fairuse First Amendment First Amendment to the United States Constitution Parody SatireQ: When does a parody of someone else’s material infringe on their copyright? For instance, having a character use the Vulcan mind-meld in your story.

Alan Dershowitz Warns Of ‘Major Constitutional Crisis’ In FBI Shakeup |.

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The Constitution and the Regulation of the Internet

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Courts and the Constitutional Regulation of the Internet in Internet Law, Fundamental Rights, and Constitutional Adjudication (Graziella Romeo & Oreste Pollicino eds., Molly K. Land, University of Connecticut School of Law, has published A Human Rights Perspective on U.S.

Donald Trump's Indifference to the Constitution - The Atlantic

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That would constitute an abuse of power. Under the Constitution, presidents don’t decide who goes to jail. Donald Trump's Indifference to the Constitution - The Atlantic

Cory Booker SCHOOLS Gorsuch, Republicans On The Constitution

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FX Networks Looks to SLAPP 101-Year-Old Actress Olivia de Havilland's 'Feud' Lawsuit

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Using her name and likeness in a dramatized account of history is constitutionally protected expression, argues the defendant. read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Business THR Online

U. S. Supreme Court Unanimously Rule that GPS Installation and Tracking of a Vehicle Constitutes a Search, But The Justices Disagree on Rationale - Are Lines Being Drawn on Privacy Rights and New Technology?

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Antoine Jones that the Government’s attachment of a GPS-tracking device to a vehicle, and the subsequent monitoring of the movements of that vehicle on public streets, constitutes a search. Despite the unanimous result, the Justices were not in agreement on why GPS installation and tracking constitute a search under the Fourth Amendment. Circuit – that GPS tracking over a month-long period was constitutionally offensive, while tracking over a shorter period might not be.

Donald Trump Claims U.S. Constitution Bars 'Apprentice' Star's Defamation Suit While in Office | Hollywood Reporter

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In all events, the question whether a specific case should receive exceptional treatment is more appropriately the subject of the exercise of judicial discretion than an interpretation of the Constitution.'" (Via.).

Listening To Others: The Constitutional Basis of Corporate Speech

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Thomas Wuil Joo, University of California, Davis, Law School, has published Corporate Speech and the Rights of Others at 30 Constitutional Commentary 335 (2015).