Ireland-Piper and Crowe on Whistleblowing, National Security, and the Constitutional Freedom of Political Communication @drjoncrowe

Media Law Prof Blog

Danielle Ireland-Piper and Jonathan Crowe, both of Bond University School of Law, have published Whistleblowing, National Security and the Constitutional Freedom of Political Communication at 46 Federal Law Review 341 (2018).

Let Us Constitute Together

Media Law Prof Blog

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

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Austin on Communications Intermediaries and Constitutional Constraints

Media Law Prof Blog

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.

Norton on Remedies and the Government's Constitutionally Harmful Speech

Media Law Prof Blog

Norton, University of Colorado School of Law, is publishing Remedies and the Government's Constitutionally Harmful Speech in ConLawNOW (2018). Helen L. Here is the abstract. Although governments have engaged in expression from their inception, only recently have we begun to

Adjusting Constitutional Interpretation To New Technologies

Media Law Prof Blog

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

Wiener on Constitutional Legitimacy of Media Law and Policy in the 21st Century @AsafWien

Media Law Prof Blog

Asaf Wiener, Tel Aviv Faculty of Law, has published Constitutional Legitimacy of Media Law and Policy in the 21st Century: Bridging the Ideological Divide of Free Speech Jurisprudence.

Bambauer on Paths or Fences: Patents, Copyrights, and the Constitution @dbambauer

Media Law Prof Blog

Bambauer, University of Arizona College of Law, is publishing Paths or Fences: Patents, Copyrights, and the Constitution in the Iowa Law Review. Congressional power over patents and copyrights flows from the same constitutional source Derek E.

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

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

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

The Constitution and the Regulation of the Internet

Media Law Prof Blog

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.

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

Media Law Prof Blog

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

Media Law Prof Blog

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.

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

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

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

Stone on Canadian Constitutional Law of Freedom of Expression @stone_adrienne

Media Law Prof Blog

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.

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

Media Law Prof Blog

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.

Listening To Others: The Constitutional Basis of Corporate Speech

Media Law Prof Blog

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

Balancing Free Speech With Other Constitutional Values

Media Law Prof Blog

Alexander Tsesis, Loyola University (Chicago) School of Law, is publishing Balancing Free Speech in volume 96 of the Boston University Law Review (2015). Here is the abstract. This article develops a theory for balancing free speech against other express and

MALCOLM X ON THE CONSTITUTION

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Researchers May Challenge the Constitutionality of the CFAA “Access” Provision as Applied to Web Scraping

New Media and Technology Law

In a preliminary decision, a district court held that the plaintiffs have standing and allowed their as-applied constitutional challenge to the CFAA to go forward with regard to the activity of creating fictitious accounts on web services for research purposes. Employing a bot to crawl a website or apply for jobs may run afoul of a website’s ToS, but it does not constitute an access violation when the human who creates the bot is otherwise allowed to read and interact with that site.

Zick on The Dynamic Free Speech Clause: Free Speech and Its Relation To Other Constitutional Rights @WMLawSchool

Media Law Prof Blog

Timothy Zick, William & Mary Law School, has published Introduction to The Dynamic Free Speech Clause: Free Speech and Its Relation to Other Constitutional Rights (Oxford Univ.

@TerrenceHart: Does the ACCESS to Recordings Act violate the Constitution’s Takings Clause? — Artist Rights Watch

Music Technology Policy

Unlike the CLASSICS Act and the approach recommended by the Copyright Office, the ACCESS to Recordings Act falls far short of Constitutional requirements and would likely open the federal government up to liability for takings claims. via @TerrenceHart: Does the ACCESS to Recordings Act violate the Constitution’s Takings Clause? “I do believe that the intellectual property that you create is just that.

CONSTITUTIONALLY PROTECTED INK?

KWIKA Entertainment Law Blog

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently heard arguments in a case brought by a tattoo artist against the City of Hermosa Beach (a Los Angeles beach community) claiming that the City’s ban on tattoo parlors violated his free speech rights under the First Amendment. The artist, Johnny Anderson, asserts that his tattoos are visual [.].

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

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

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

Data Privacy Law and the Constitution

Media Law Prof Blog

Louis, School of Law, is publishing Why Data Privacy Law Is (Mostly) Constitutional, in the forthcoming Neil M. Neil M. Richards, Washington University, St. Richards, Intellectual Privacy (Oxford University Press, 2014). Here is the abstract. This essay argues that privacy

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

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

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

DUI laws and the Constitution

The Legal Satyricon

by Charles Platt Florida has joined the growing list of states that are raising revenue by stopping drivers at random (not with probable cause) and forcing everyone to be breathalyzed–on the understanding that if anyone refuses, a judge on-site will issue a warrant authorizing the cops to take a blood sample by force, if necessary. [.]. Flori-duh off topic

Trump risks violating Constitution with foreign business | MSNBC

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Trump risks violating Constitution with foreign business | MSNBC

The Constitution on Skid Row - NYTimes.com

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

The Constitution on Skid Row - NYTimes.com

Constitutional Crisis in Slow Motion - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Constitutional Crisis in Slow Motion - The New York Times "Donald Trump will destroy this entire country — its institutions and its safeguards, the rule of law and the customs of civility, the concept of truth and the inviolable nature of valor — to protect his own skin.

Freedom of Speech, Search Engines, and the Indian Constitution

Media Law Prof Blog

Ujwala Uppaluri, The West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, has published Freedom of Speech & Google Search: Preliminary Notes for India. Here is the abstract. This Working Paper introduces the issues that search engines raise under Article 19(1)(a) of

The Constitutionality of False Statements of Fact

Media Law Prof Blog

Mark Tushnet, Harvard Law School, has published 'Telling Me Lies': The Constitutionality of Regulating False Statements of Fact as Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. Using recent decisions dealing with the constitutionality of the Stolen 11-02. Here is the abstract.

Amazon argues Constitution protects your chats with Alexa - CNET

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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

Landrigan on the Constitutional Protection of Protests Outside Australian Abortion Clinics

Media Law Prof Blog

Mitchell Landrigan, University of Technology Sydney, is publishing Protests Outside Abortion Clinics Constitutionally Protected Speech? in volume 41 of the Alternative Law Journal (2016). Here is the abstract. This article focuses on whether, by banning anti-abortion protests in safe access

Gelber and Stone on Constitutions, Gender, and Freedom of Expression: The Legal Regulation of Pornography @KGelber @stone_adrienne

Media Law Prof Blog

Katharine Gelber, University of Queensland, and Adrienne Stone, Melbourne Law School, are publishing Constitutions, Gender and Freedom of Expression: The Legal Regulation of Pornography, in Research Handbook on Gender and Constitution (Helen Irving and Ruth Rubio-Marin, eds.)

Podcast: Can We Constitutionally Implement Stop and Frisk?

Media Law

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.

Geller and Stone on Constitutions, Gender, and Freedom of Expression: The Legal Regulation of Pornography @stone_adrienne

Media Law Prof Blog

Katharine Geller, University of Queensland, and Adrienne Stone, Melbourne Law School, are publishing Constitutions, Gender and Freedom of Expression: The Legal Regulation of Pornography, in Research Handbook on Gender and Constitution (Helen Irving and Ruth Rubio-Marin, eds.)

The History and Purpose of The U.S Constitution's Second Amendment

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

The Constitution of the United States was adopted as an agreement between thirteen sovereign States to form a federal government. The first ten amendments to the Constitution were adopted on 12/15/1791, after being passed by Congress and ratified by a two-thirds majority of the States. The plaintiff in Heller challenged the constitutionality of the Washington D.C.

Strasser on Incitement, Threats, and Constitutional Guarantees: First Amendment Protections Pre- and Post-Elonis

Media Law Prof Blog

Mark Strasser, Capital University Law School, has published Incitement, Threats, and Constitutional Guarantees: First Amendment Protections Pre- and Post-Elonis at 14 University of New Hampshire Law Review 163 (2016).

“Arrogance at its Worst: The Constitutional Fallacy Underlying the DOJ 100% Licensing Decision

Music Technology Policy

By Chris Castle.

Site Seeks to ‘Democratize’ Constitutional History

Media Law

A new website, launched in a beta version last month, seeks to democratize access to source materials of the Constitution so that anyone can more easily research and learn from the history that led to its creation, ratification and amendments. represents a major redesign and relaunch of the site of the Constitutional Sources Project, a Washington, D.C. The website is a free online library of more than 19,000 source documents related to the Constitution.

Lying is Constitutionally Protected (Sort of).

The Legal Satyricon

I just hate to see First Amendment cases lost in the shuffle. And since the opinion for his case was released only hours before the Healthcare Decision, poor Xavier Alvarez is in a room full of crickets. But it’s an important case that should not be ignored. Alvarez, or more commonly known as the Stolen [.]. First Amendment

Child Porn Statutes, Legal Sexual Activity, and the Constitution

Media Law Prof Blog

Jon Still has published his Comment, Old Enough to Have Sex, but Too Young to Film It: Are Prosecutors Violating Constitutional Rights by Prosecuting Legal Sexual Activity under Child Pornography Statutes? Are prosecutors violating individuals’ constitutional Here is the abstract.

Donald Trump's Indifference to the Constitution - The Atlantic

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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

MHP: Obstacles to equality enshrined in state constitutions | MSNBC

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

MHP: Obstacles to equality enshrined in state constitutions | MSNBC