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A glimmer of good news for theatres, producers and other live-performance operators suffering during pandemic

Gordon P. Firemark

Theatre owners, operators and producers are among those eligible for the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program being administered by the Small Business Administration. The program was created under The Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act, signed into law on December 27, 2020. The program includes $15 billion in grants to shuttered venues.

Making Sense of the New Blanket Mechanical License and the Mechanical Licensing Collective

Music Technology Policy

This post first appeared on MusicTech Solutions. This is a recording of a webinar about the Mechanical Licensing Collective that I did with Abby North and Gwen Seale, sponsored by Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts, Austin Texas Musicians and Austin Music Foundation.

Time to Vote: Pick the Startup Alley Finalists for ABA TECHSHOW 2021

Media Law

We need your vote! You can help pick the legal technology startups that will be selected for the fifth-annual Startup Alley at ABA TECHSHOW 2021. Fifteen companies will be selected to face off in a virtual pitch competition that will be the opening event of this year’s TECHSHOW.

Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press Seeks Senior Staff Attorney @rcfp

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From the RCFP: The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press is currently seeking a Senior Staff Attorney to lead the organization's nationwide amicus practice. This full-time position, based in RCFP's Washington, D.C. office, provides a unique opportunity for an

GOP lawmaker holds town hall amid uproar over conspiracies she's spread. Racist, crazy gun toting, Georgia Republican Congresswoman Majorie Greene must be disciplined.

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Backed By $200M Investment, AI-Driven E-Discovery Companies Reveal and Brainspace Merge

Media Law

In a deal they say makes them the leading AI-powered e-discovery platform, the companies Reveal and Brainspace have merged under the Reveal name, backed by an investment of more than $200 million by investment firm K1 Investment Management , which is taking a majority stake in the company.

In Latest Litigation Gambit, ROSS Files Antitrust Claim Against Thomson Reuters, Alleging Research Monopoly

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Should coronavirus variants and mutations worry you? Everything we know - CNET

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Should coronavirus variants and mutations worry you? Everything we know "Scientists are racing to understand how new coronavirus variants could affect immunity and vaccines. 29, 2021 The coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 has constantly evolved since it was first detected in humans over a year ago.

Pelosi Condemns GOP For Overlooking House Member's Comments | Morning Jo.

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Ocasio-Cortez tweets at Ted Cruz: You almost had me murdered

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On Today’s Legaltech Roundtable: Some Rants and Some Raves

Media Law

On today’s Legaltech Week journalists’ roundtable, we’re adding a new segment: rants and raves.

Sen. Romney Takes On GOP Who Make False Election Claims | Morning Joe |.

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AOC: There Are ‘Legitimate White Supremacist Sympathizers’ At Core Of Ho.

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Sen. Warren on GameStop frenzy: We need clear rules on market manipulation

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Want to Learn Legal Marketing? This New On-Demand Platform Can Help

Media Law

The legal marketing agency Good2BSocial launched a service this week that is designed to provide on-demand training in legal marketing and business development.

Legaltech Moves: Brightflag, Lexicon, dealcloser, Hanzo and Feit

Media Law

Here is a round-up of recent moves in the legal technology world. New Marketing VP at Brightflag.

Reform: Officers Who Detained 6-Year-Old At Gunpoint Sued Under New Law. White terrorist police. The American revolution was fought over less

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The Coup at The DOJ #shorts

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American History, Rebellion & The Media

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Orion Practice Management Adds Integrated E-Payments Powered By LawPay

Media Law

As the pandemic has made it more important than ever for law firms to accept electronic payments, Orion Law Management Systems is announcing today its launch of Orion ePay, a seamless and secure online payment system, powered by LawPay , that enables law firms to allow clients to pay legal fees online by credit, debit or e-check.

Dr. Osterholm: ‘The Very Worst Of The Pandemic Is Yet Before Us’ | Steph.

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Teen son speaks out after telling FBI about father involved in Capitol r.

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New Survey Documents the Increasing Responsibilities of Chief Legal Officers

Media Law

The role and reach of corporations’ chief legal officers continues to expand, with 78% of them reporting directly to their company’s CEO, and their scope of responsibilities expanding, particularly for issues of privacy, cybersecurity, and compliance.

The High-Risk Group Left Out of New York’s Vaccine Rollout - The New York Times

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The High-Risk Group Left Out of New York’s Vaccine Rollout This is a violation of the 8th Amendment to the US Constitution. Virus cases are surging among incarcerated people at prisons and jails. But state officials have not announced when they will be vaccinated. 26, 2021, 3:00 a.m.

New CEO Named for Practice Management Company MyCase

Media Law

A new CEO was named today for the practice management company MyCase , following its $193 million acquisition last September by private equity firm Apax Partners.

‘It’s About Freedom From Fear’: Deportations Loom Despite Biden Executiv.

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Covid Relief Talks Heat Up As Biden Administration Looks To Pass Their $1.9 Trillion Plan | MSNBC

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On LawNext: Was the Pandemic A Tipping Point for Law Firms?

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As we begin to look ahead to a post-pandemic world, what will the legal market look like in 2021 and beyond? Has the pandemic’s impact on law firms resulted in a tipping point that will forever alter law firms and the business of law?

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This is a self-inflicted wound by willfully ignorant people who ignore science, do not wear masks, and socially distance and travel to see friends and relatives against scientific advice. How stupid can people be?

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New Rule: Hello, Douchebags! | Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO)

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Sedition, American Justice & White Privilege

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US man charged with threatening to 'assassinate' Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez | US Capitol breach | The Guardian

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US man charged with threatening to 'assassinate' Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez | US Capitol breach | The Guardian

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The intriguing story of the first and only Black person known to have ever met Hitler in person - Face2Face Africa

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The intriguing story of the first and only Black person known to have ever met Hitler in person Milton S.J. Wright, born in Georgia, pursued his doctorate in economics at the University of Heidelberg, Germany.

You Had It All, Josh

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Congressmember Cori Bush recounts how Marjorie Taylor Greene berated her in Congress: "I moved my office because I'm here to do a job for the people of St. Louis. They deserve that. And what I cannot do is continue to look over my shoulder wondering if a white supremacist in Congress by the name of Marjorie Taylor Greene or anyone else, cause there are others, that they are doing something or conspiring against us."

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South Africa accuses wealthy nations of hoarding vaccines, as study warns of the economic toll for unequal access - The Washington Post

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South Africa accuses wealthy nations of hoarding vaccines, as study warns of the economic toll for unequal access Will a tiger change it's stripes? Erin Cunningham South African President Cyril Ramaphosa visits the coronavirus disease treatment facilities at the NASREC Expo Centre in Johannesburg, April 24, 2020.

After Patrick Key's death, Cobb County school board members refuse to wear masks in honor of teacher - The Washington Post

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A teacher died of covid-19. Asked to wear masks in his honor, school board members silently refused. Utter stupidity in metro Atlanta. Meryl Kornfield Priscella and Patrick Key, both teachers in Cobb County, Ga., pose together. Patrick Key, who taught kindergarten art, died Christmas Day after battling covid-19 for nearly two months. He was 53.