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Free Documentary-Legal Workshop

Gordon P. Firemark

Next Thursday, September 17th, I'll again be presenting my free legal workshop for the documentary filmmaking crowd. Legal Do's and Don'ts for Documentary Filmmakers is something you won't want to miss. Click the image above, or visit [link] and Register now.

ABA Issues Ethics Guidance On Lawyers Investing In Alternative Business Structures

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With both Arizona and Utah now allowing nonlawyers to deliver legal services through alternative business structures, the American Bar Association today issued a formal ethics opinion that addresses the question of whether lawyers outside those states may passively invest in an ABS.

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When is an NFT a “Security” And Why You Should Care

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[For a backgrounder on NFTs, listen to the Artist Rights Watch podcast ) and the MTP post on NFTs and union residuals.]. There’s a serious issue of whether an NFT is itself a “security” bringing it within the authority of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The SEC enforces U.S. securities regulations designed to protect investors through disclosures by “issuers” and other market making rules.

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Guiora on Toleration of Free Speech: Imposing Limits on Elected Officials

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Amos N. Guiora, University of Utah, S. Quinney College of Law, is publishing Toleration of Free Speech: Imposing Limits on Elected Officials in the Palgrave Handbook of Toleration (Mitja Sardoc, ed., 2021). Here is the abstract. Tolerance is a

Locast (local TV antenna-to-streaming service) suspends ops after devastating court ruling.

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Locast is a digital app that live streams over-the-air television stations without a cable or satellite TV subscription. The service has a few million users for its expanding offering which Locast currently covers roughly 55% of the US with operations in 36 markets. On August 31, that all changed. a New York federal court granted partial summary judgements in the high-profile copyright case against the service brought by the four major broadcast networks.

Citing Shared Vision for the Future of Law Practice, Clio Acquires Document Assembly Company Lawyaw

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In its second acquisition in six weeks, law practice management company Clio has acquired Lawyaw , a document automation and assembly platform designed for solo, small and mid-sized law firms.

Help @SenThomTillis and Don’t Buy the SOPA Revisionist History

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If you’ve read the book or have seen the movie Friday Night Lights , you’ll remember Charlie Billingsley played by Tim McGraw, the running back father of running back Don.

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This Week in Regulation for Broadcasters:  August 28, 2021 to September 3, 2021

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Here are some of the regulatory developments of significance to broadcasters from the last week, with links to where you can go to find more information as to how these actions may affect your operations.

New SixFifty Product Automates Compliance with China’s Impending Data Privacy Law

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With companies facing a Nov.

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Happy Labor Day: Your Morning Coffee Podcast Covers Streaming Royalties

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As we celebrate Labor Day, it’s good to remember that the idea is to honor American workers. In our industry, that is the songwriters, session musicians, session vocalists, producers, engineers and featured artists.

Conrad on Fake News, Personal Attacks, and Ideological Media Run Amok--It Is Time For Fairness Doctrine 2.0 @FordhamGSB

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Mark A. Conrad, Fordham University, Gabelli School of Business, has published Fake News, Personal Attacks, and Ideological Media Run Amok – It is Time for Fairness Doctrine 2.0. Here is the abstract. From 1949 to 1987, a regulation known as

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The Un-vaccinated Are A Public Menace

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Hanzo Gets $10.5M Investment to Drive Development and Sales of Its Web-Archiving Platform

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Hanzo , a company that helps e-discovery and corporate compliance teams preserve and manage data from enterprise collaboration applications and complex websites, said today that it has secured a $10.5 million investment from Recurring Capital Partners. .

Live Today At 3 ET: The Legaltech Week Journalists’ Roundtable Discusses the Top News in Tech and Innovation

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Our Friday Legaltech Week live journalists’ roundtable is back today at 3 p.m. when a panel of journalists and bloggers discuss the top stories in legal technology and innovation. Attendance is free, but you need to register, which you can do here.

G2 Names Leaders in Contract Lifecycle Management Software

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One of the hottest segments of legal tech is contract lifecycle management, which is becoming an increasingly competitive market with numerous vendors jockeying for their share, and where there has been a spate of notable investments over the past year, including the $100 million funding of Ironclad at a valuation of nearly $1 billion.

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Conrad on Fake News, Personal Attacks, and Ideological Media Run Amok--It Is Time For Fairness Doctrine 2.0 @FordhamGSB

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Mark A. Conrad, Fordham University, Gabelli School of Business, has published Fake News, Personal Attacks, and Ideological Media Run Amok – It is Time for Fairness Doctrine 2.0. Here is the abstract. From 1949 to 1987, a regulation known as

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Least Vaccinated States Lead Spike in Children’s Cases, Leaving Some Hospitals Stretched - The New York Times

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Least Vaccinated States Lead Spike in Children’s Cases, Leaving Some Hospitals Stretched "Sept.

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Blood Brothers: the friendship and fallout of Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali | Documentary films | The Guardian

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The Masked Professor vs. the Unmasked Student At universities, some instructors are finding the return to the classroom a nerve-racking experience. A few have quit — one in the middle of class

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Not requiring masks and requiring vaccine passports is a central case example of gross negligence on the part of administrators and derelict public administrators. Profits are being placed over human lives.

Military Analysis Raises Questions About Deadly Drone Strike in Kabul

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Military Analysis Raises Questions About Deadly Drone Strike in Kabul A preliminary analysis said that it was “possible to probable” that explosives were in the car and that drone operators took only a cursory scan of the courtyard before launching an attack. Published Sept. 5, 2021 Updated Sept.

Southern Republicans Cannot Be Trusted With Public Health

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Southern Republicans Cannot Be Trusted With Public Health Sept. 6, 2021, 5:00 a.m. ET John Moore/Getty Images By Margaret Renkl “Ms. Renkl is a contributing Opinion writer who covers flora, fauna, politics and culture in the American South.

Haiti's Greatest Weapon - The Journey To Citadelle Laferrière ????

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I exist as a human being in GHANA - African American laments

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Judge rules against DeSantis ban on mask mandate

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Judge rules against DeSantis ban on mask mandate

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Justice Department announces lawsuit against Texas over restrictive abortion law

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Justice Department announces lawsuit against Texas over restrictive abortion law

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See how the GOP is openly trying to thwart the Jan. 6 probe

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See how the GOP is openly trying to thwart the Jan. 6 probe

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Prosecutor Ramps Up Criminal Probe Into Trump Election Meddling

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From ‘Ku Kluxism’ to Trumpism

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From ‘Ku Kluxism’ to Trumpism Sept. 5, 2021 “Donald Trump supporters praying at a rally in Tulsa, Okla. last year. Christopher Lee for The New York Times One hundred years ago this week, The New York World began to publish a 21-part explosive exposé on the inner workings of the Ku Klux Klan.

New Texas voting bill deepens growing disparities in how Americans can cast their ballots

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Jim Crow Voting has returned to America as America’s normal form of democracy has returned. jim Crow has existed most of america’s history. Real democracy lasted just over 60 years. New Texas voting bill deepens growing disparities in how Americans can cast their ballots Elise Viebeck 11:16 a.m. EDT Participants in the Georgetown to Austin March for Democracy hold up signs on July 31 in Austin.

New Texas voting bill deepens growing disparities in how Americans can cast their ballots - The Washington Post

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New Texas voting bill deepens growing disparities in how Americans can cast their ballots Elise Viebeck 11:16 a.m. EDT Participants in the Georgetown to Austin March for Democracy hold up signs on July 31 in Austin.