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How Songwriters Get Screwed by Cheese and Pies

Music Technology Policy

For some reason, there’s a focus at the moment on songwriter royalties and in particular for streaming royalty rates. Notice that I said “rates” not “share” or the one I find particularly irritating, “share of the pie.” Let us be clear—there is no “pie” there are only “rates”. Or should be. Let’s investigate why. To frame this idea (speaking for the U.S.

LawNext: AltaClaro’s Abdi Shayesteh on Developing ‘Rocket Fuel for Legal Skills Training’

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Legal technology company AltaClaro describes itself as “rocket fuel for legal skills training. It uses a unique experiential framework based on education science, with mock transactions and live feedback, all done online.

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Miller on Defending Free Speech @JMfreespeech

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Judith P. Miller, University of Chicago Law School, has published Defending Speech Crimes on the University of Chicago Legal Forum, 2020. Here is the abstract. The First Amendment is supposed to provide important protections against criminal prosecutions for speech crimes

Southwest Airlines Sues to Stop Web Scraping of Fare Information

New Media and Technology Law

On January 14, 2021, Southwest Airlines Co. Southwest”) filed a complaint in a Texas district court against an online travel site, Kiwi.com, Inc.

Uncle Sugar is Back, Baby, Because That’s Where the Money Is

Music Technology Policy

In News from the Goolag, the well-known Cypriot and former Googler Eric “Uncle Sugar” Schmidt is back in town. .

PinHawk Legal and Professional Newsletters Acquired By Law Business Media

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PinHawk LLC , the company that publishes an assortment of free and paid electronic newsletters for the legal and professional services markets, has been acquired by Law Business Media, publisher of Corporate Counsel Business Journal , In-House Ops and In-House Legal Tech.

Hudson on The Fighting Words Doctrine: Alive and Well in the Lower Courts @DavidLHudsonJr1

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David L. Hudson, Jr., Belmont University College of Law, is publishing Essay: The Fighting Words Doctrine: Alive and Well in the Lower Courts in volume 19 of the University of New Hampshire Law Review (2020). Here is the abstract.

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Out on the edge of darkness, there rides the peace train

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Bloomberg Law Offers Free Research to Legal Services and Pro Bono Lawyers

Media Law

Bloomberg Law is helping lawyers provide legal services to the poor by offering free access to its legal research service to legal services and pro bono attorneys. Last week, Bloomberg Law said that it is providing free access to all grantees of the Legal Services Corporation (LSC).

Fagan on Two-Sided Social Media and Bad Faith Political Speech @EDHEC_BSchool

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Frank Fagan, EDHEC Business School, is publishing Two-Sided Social Media and Bad Faith Political Speech in volume 29 of Research in Law and Economics (2021). Here is the abstract. The First Amendment affords protection to political speech on the basis

Maddow Calls Out Rand Paul Over Civil Rights Act

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Lexis+ Gets Litigation Analytics for Data-Based Insights on Courts, Judges and Counsel

Media Law

LexisNexis has enhanced its Lexis+ premium legal research platform with the addition of litigation analytics, which provide data-driven insights into judges, courts, attorneys and law firms, in both federal and state courts.

Rand Paul outraged by the wrong part of Biden's inaugural address

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Rand Paul outraged by the wrong part of Biden's inaugural address Rand Paul heard Joe Biden denounce political extremists, and for reasons he did not explain, the senator took offense.

Free Roundtable Today: The Top Stories in Legal Tech and Innovation

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Every Friday at 3 p.m. Eastern time, a panel of legal tech journalists and bloggers convenes to hash out the week’s top developments in legal technology and legal innovation. Best part: It’s free to attend and you can contribute your thoughts through the chat. Join us today.

Crimes The Capitol Rioters Committed

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Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock sworn into Senate

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Kamala Harris becomes first female vice president

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Joe Biden Sworn In As The 46th President Of The United States | MSNBC

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Gil Scott-Heron: We Beg Your Pardon

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Moving Day

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Martin Luther King Jr.: "My dream has turned into a nightmare"

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Dr. Fauci Calls In To Discuss Covid-19 Vaccine And More | The Joe Budden.

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How to (Literally) Drive the Coronavirus Away

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How to (Literally) Drive the Coronavirus Away "What’s the transmission risk inside a car? An airflow study offers some insight for passengers and drivers alike.

The Impeachable Offense that No One is Talking About #shorts

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The Washington Post Reports 13 Police Officers Suspected Of Role In Riot.

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Which Side

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Former NYPD detective examines Capitol Police officer Eugene Goodman’s a.

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The Filmmaker as Historian: Sam Pollard and ‘MLK/FBI’

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

The Filmmaker as Historian: Sam Pollard and ‘MLK/FBI’ “Whether working on his own projects or others like “Eyes on the Prize II” and “4 Little Girls,” the multihyphenate artist has built a monumental career examining America.

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Biden unveils 'wartime' strategy; Fauci feels liberated

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Biden unveils 'wartime' strategy; Fauci feels liberated

Army falsely denied Flynn’s brother was involved in key part of military response to Capitol riot

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Proof of a conspiracy in the January 6rh 2021 Capital attack "The Army falsely denied for days that Lt. Charles A. Flynn, the brother of disgraced former national security adviser Michael Flynn, was involved in a key meeting during its heavily scrutinized response to the deadly assault on the U.S. Capitol. Charles Flynn confirmed in a statement issued to The Washington Post on Wednesday that he was in the room for a tense Jan. 6 phone call during which the Capitol Police and D.C.

Kamala Harris sworn into history - The Washington Post

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Kamala Harris sworn into history - The Washington Post

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McConnell says Capitol rioters were 'provoked by the president' and 'fed lies'

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McConnell says Capitol rioters were 'provoked by the president' and 'fed lies'

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Pelosi says any lawmaker who helped insurrectionists could face criminal prosecution

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Pelosi says any lawmaker who helped insurrectionists could face criminal prosecution

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Giuliani Won’t Represent Trump at Impeachment Trial After All. Darn skippy, he will probably be a defendant in future criminal proceedings arising out of the same facts.

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Giuliani Won’t Represent Trump at Impeachment Trial After All By DANIEL POLITI JAN 18, 2021 4:16 PM Rudy Giuliani, personal lawyer of President Donald Trump, looks on during an appearance before the Michigan House Oversight Committee in Lansing, Michigan on December 2, 2020.

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‘Trump said to do so’: Accounts of rioters who say the president spurred them to rush the Capitol could be pivotal testimony - The Washington Post

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‘Trump said to do so’: Accounts of rioters who say the president spurred them to rush the Capitol could be pivotal testimony By washingtonpost.com A man from Kentucky told the FBI that he and his cousin began marching toward the U.S. Capitol last week Dec. 6 because “President Trump said to do so.”

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Trump and Justice Dept. Lawyer Said to Have Plotted to Oust Acting Attorney General - The New York Times

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Trump and Justice Dept. Lawyer Said to Have Plotted to Oust Acting Attorney General By KATIE BENNERnytimes.com8 min Trying to find another avenue to push his baseless election claims, Donald Trump considered installing a loyalist, and had the men make their cases to him.

Prospect of Pardons in Final Days Fuels Market to Buy Access to Trump - The New York Times

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Bribes For Pardons? Prospect of Pardons in Final Days Fuels Market to Buy Access to Trump By nytimes.com The president’s allies have collected tens of thousands of dollars — and potentially much more — from people seeking pardons.