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The Copyright Office Should Set Conflict of Interest Policy for the MMA Musical Works Database

Music Technology Policy

[This post originally appeared in the MusicTechPolicy Monthly Newsletter before the announcement of the MLC vendors.]. Title I of the Music Modernization Act is clear about a few things, one of which is the creation of the “musical works database.”

Some Random Tips for Writing Better Blog Posts

Media Law

Over the last couple weeks, I have read and reread hundreds of posts from legal blogs. My reason for doing this was to screen the entries submitted in the inaugural LexBlog Excellence Awards contest, before sending the finalists off to the judging panel that will select the winners.

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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: STONECIPHER AWARD FOR DISTINGUISHED RESEARCH ON MEDIA LAW AND POLICY

Media Law Prof Blog

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: HARRY W. STONECIPHER AWARD FOR DISTINGUISHED RESEARCH ON MEDIA LAW AND POLICY The Law and Policy Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) seeks nominations for the 2019 Harry W. Stonecipher Award

Mitch McConnell and White House counsel agree to coordinate impeachment trial plans - CNNPolitics

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

McConnell openly says he is fixing the Senate Impeachment Trial. Let's send him a message. Kick the Republican gangsters out of office. "(CNN)Senate

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Are US Trade Negotiating Objectives Regarding Digital Responsibility and Copyright Protection Evolving? (What the 800 Pound Gorilla Really Wants is Important for the Trade Partners of the US) — Hugh Stephens Blog

Music Technology Policy

When you negotiate with the 800 pound gorilla, the gorilla usually gets what it wants. Therefore exactly what it wants can be very important.

Announcing the Winners of the 2020 ABA TECHSHOW Startup Alley Competition

Media Law

The results are in — all 38,715 of them. Readers have been voting to select the 15 legal technology startups that will get to participate in the fourth-annual Startup Alley at the American Bar Association’s TECHSHOW conference, which is Feb. 26 to 29, 2020, in Chicago.

Online Willful Infringement Standard Clarified: Zazzle Jury Award Reinstated

New Media and Technology Law

Recently, the Ninth Circuit reinstated a $460,000 jury verdict against print-on-demand site Zazzle, Inc. Zazzle”) for willful copyright infringement, putting a final stamp (perhaps) on a long-running dispute that explored important DMCA safe harbor issues for online print-on-demand services. Greg Young Publishing, Inc. Zazzle, Inc. , 18-55522 (9 th Cir. 20, 2019) (unpublished).

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As if it weren’t hard enough: @TheFOWShow Covers the Direct Shot Supply Chain Debacle

Music Technology Policy

If you are lucky enough to have an independent record store in your community today (mine is the fabulous Waterloo Records) , you may not realize just how lucky you really are. For an independent record store to have survived the last 20 years is something of a modern miracle. (I I think the Waterloo story should be a Harvard Business School case study, frankly.). It’s also important to realize that physical configurations contributed to 25% of global recorded music revenues in 2018.

Breaking: Fastcase and Casemaker Settle Copyright Litigation over Georgia Regs

Media Law

The two legal research companies Fastcase and Casemaker have settled their three-year legal battle over Casemaker’s claims of copyright in Georgia administrative regulations. In federal court in Atlanta, the two companies jointly filed a stipulated dismissal of the matter.

LawNext Episode 57: Jeroen Plink, CEO, Clifford Chance Applied Solutions

Media Law

Jeroen Plink was named in 2018 as CEO of Clifford Chance Applied Solutions , a subsidiary of the international law firm Clifford Chance that designs and develops software to address clients’ business challenges.

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What That Executive Order Really Means And the debate over whether it will protect Jews and suppress criticism of Israel on campus. “

Local Elections Matter

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Opinion | Donald Trump Wanted Another Roy Cohn. He Got Bill Barr. - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"Donald Trump Wanted Another Roy Cohn. He Got Bill Barr. By Caroline FredricksonDec. 12, 2019 President Trump famously asked, “Where’s my Roy Cohn?”

Opinion | The Party That Ruined the Planet - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"By Paul Krugman Dec. 12, 2019 The most terrifying aspect of the U.S. political drama isn’t the revelation that the president has abused his power for personal gain. If you didn’t see that coming from the day Donald Trump was elected, you weren’t paying attention.

Ocasio-Cortez condemns 'white supremacist sympathizer' Tucker Carlson | US news | The Guardian

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"Thank you, Alexandria for saying what too many mainstream Democrats negligently fail yo do. Ocasio-Cortez condemns 'white supremacist sympathizer' Tucker Carlson Luke O'Neil Thu 12 Dec 2019 11.04

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‘They Saw Him Hanging and Did Nothing’: A Teen’s Agony in Rikers

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

“Nicholas Feliciano was hauled into a holding pen at Rikers Island on the night before Thanksgiving, after a brawl broke out among detainees at the jail. His lip had been gashed and his friend, Alfonso Martinez, had been stabbed.

Top Democrats trounce Lindsey Graham with epic rebuttal at Senate hearing

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The Root's Michael Harriot Sits Down With Pete Buttigieg

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Kamala just issued devastating news for Trump at Senate hearing

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This Is What Racism Sounds Like in the Banking Industry - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"Jimmy Kennedy earned $13 million during his nine-year career as a player in the National Football League. He was the kind of person most banks would be happy to have as a client.

An Update on the LexBlog Excellence Awards

Media Law

In September, we announced a new awards competition for legal blogs — the inaugural LexBlog Excellence Awards , designed to honor exemplary writing on legal blogs — and we issued a call for entries. We said then that we would announce the winners on Dec.

Congress warns tech companies: Take action on encryption, or we will - CNET

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Has Lindsay Graham read the 4th Amendment to the US Constitution? Oh that's right he is Trump's running dog so he does not care what it says.

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Articles of impeachment against President Trump announced

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Trump’s Conduct Poses ‘Clear and Present Danger’ to Fair Elections, Democrats Argue in Impeachment Case - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

" Democratic and Republican lawyers presented competing arguments to the House Judiciary Committee about President Trump’s dealings with Ukraine, as Democrats prepare articles of impeachment against him.

Representative Val Demings Schools AG Barr On Policing Comments | The La.

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Cheerleader Punished for Taking a Knee Is Awarded $145,000 By Derrick Bryson Taylor Dec.

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