Mon.May 13, 2019

Franks on Fearless Speech @ma_franks

Media Law Prof Blog

Mary Anne Franks, University of Miami School of Law, is publishing Fearless Speech in volume 17 of the First Amendment Law Review (2019). Here is the abstract. The American conception of free speech is primarily defined as the freedom to

Where Was the Board? Some Thoughts on Potential Legal Issues in Pledge Music “Administration” Bankruptcy–Artist Rights Watch

Music Technology Policy

[This post first appeared on Artist Rights Watch ]. We’ve had a lot of questions about what is going on with the Pledge Music crowdfunding platform which appears to be either on its way or already in a bankruptcy filing according to reports.

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Onit Aims to Conquer the Corporate Market with Acquisition of SimpleLegal

Media Law

How Does Donald Trump Keep Getting Away With It? | The Nation

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"Hint: From Congress to the courts, people keep treating Trump like a “normal” president. It’s time to stop. By Elie Mystal Today 8:35 am Every day, President Donald Trump or his minions say something stupid, wrong, or demonstrably false. Most days, these people threaten to take illegal actions.

LawNext Episode 39: An Exclusive Look at LegalZoom’s New Project to Develop Better Contracts for Small Businesses

Media Law

This week on LawNext, we get to reveal a project that could change the face of contracting for small businesses worldwide. The global online legal services company LegalZoom — through its research affiliate Pulse Global Services Ltd.

Green New Deal: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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Video Looking at the Basics of the Online Public Inspection File and Quarterly Issues Programs Lists

Broadcast Law Blog

Looking for a brief explanation of the online public inspection file and Quarterly Issues Programs List , and how they will be viewed in connection with the upcoming license renewal cycle – including the potential fines for violations of the rules? The Indiana Broadcasters has just released this video of me discussing those issues available here.