Fri.Jul 31, 2020

Baade on Not Calling a Spade a Shovel: Crucial Subtleties in the Definition of Fake News and Disinformation @B_Baade @FU_Berlin

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Björnstjern Baade, Freie Universität Berlin, has published Don’t Call a Spade a Shovel: Crucial Subtleties in the Definition of Fake News and Disinformation, published on Verfassungsblog, April 14, 2020. Here is the abstract. There is considerable agreement that false as

As a cop, I killed someone. Then I found out it happens more often than we know | Thomas Owen Baker | Opinion | The Guardian

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" In 2005, I joined the police department in Phoenix, Arizona. I became a police officer for the health insurance and economic security, and because the people I’d looked up to as a working-class kid had told me being a cop was a respectable career.

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Dahl on Intellectual Property: Ownership and Protection in a University Setting @PennLaw

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Cynthia Dahl, University of Pennsylvania Law School, is publishing Intellectual Property: Ownership and Protection in a University Setting in In Academic Entrepreneurship for Medical and Health Scientists (Nalaka Gooneratne, Rachel McGarrigle & Flaura Winston eds., 2019).

We WIll Vote

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ICYMI: My Litera TV Interview with Paladin Cofounder Kristen Sonday

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On Wednesday, I interviewed Kristen Sonday , cofounder and COO of Paladin , a platform that helps legal teams run more efficient pro bono platforms while increasing access to justice, for my Law Insights program on Litera TV.

Nationalist Geographic

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LMA, the Last Holdout to Move to A Virtual Conference, Bites the Bullet

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It was, as far as I can tell, the last holdout among major legal organizations that was still planning an in-person annual conference.

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Michael Brown shooting: officer will not be charged, top prosecutor says | US news | The Guardian

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"The former police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, will not be charged over the killing - a dramatic decision that could reopen old wounds amid a renewed and intense national conversation about racial injustice and the police treatment of minorities.

Morgan Freeman reads Rep. John Lewis’ last words

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Morgan Freeman reads Rep. John Lewis’ last words

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Trump's Election-Delay Idea Unworthy of a U.S. President | National Review

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" P resident Trump outdid himself this morning with a tweet floating the idea of delaying the election. Obviously, this is an incendiary and absurd idea unworthy of being spoken — or even thought — by a president of the United States.

Late-night hosts react to Trump's tweet on delaying the election

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Trump faces rare rebuke from GOP for floating election delay

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NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump repeatedly tests the Republican Party’s limits on issues including race, trade and immigration. On Thursday, he struck a boundary.

PolitiFact | The long history of racism in the US presidency

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Joe Biden stated on July 22, 2020 in a town hall: No U.S. presidents elected before Donald Trump were racist. "At At a town hall meeting, a home care provider spoke to former Vice President Joe Biden about racist rhetoric targeting Asian Americans during the pandemic.