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This is the Only Question for the Next Head of the Copyright Office

Music Technology Policy

At some point in the coming days, there will be an announcement for the new head of the U.S. Copyright Office. I fully expect that everyone will have their litmus test for whether the new person (called the “Register” for historical reasons that have probably outlived their usefulness).

SAG-AFTRA Engages Jonathan Handel as Outside Special Counsel

Digital Media Law

Leaves The Hollywood Reporter; will continue to practice entertainment/tech law; writes at jhandel.news LOS ANGELES (September 8, 2020) – SAG-AFTRA has engaged entertainment/technology attorney and journalist Jonathan Handel as an outside Special Counsel to the union, effective Sept.

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Goodyear on Copyright Liability as a Model for Restricting Fake News

Media Law Prof Blog

Michael Goodyear, University of Michigan Law School, is publishing Is There No Way to the Truth? Copyright Liability as a Model for Restricting Fake News in volume 34 of the Harvard Journal of Law & Technology. Here is the abstract

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With $3.5M Raise, Steno Aims To Disrupt Depositions

Media Law

Pair an accomplished civil litigator looking to rethink depositions with a successful technology entrepreneur who just sold his startup to a larger company, add in $3.5 million in seed funding, and you have a recipe for potentially disrupting how lawyers litigate big cases.

TikTok’s Buyer Just Got Another Problem: Child Facial Recognition Class Action–MusicTech.Solutions

Music Technology Policy

[This post first appeared on MusicTech.Solutions ]. There is a long line of copyright infringement cases that demonstrate how hard it is to right a situation that starts out wrong.

Samuel L. Jackson - Finding His Ancestral Tribe in Gabon | The Daily Soc.

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Breaking: Practice Management Platform MyCase Sold to Private Equity Group

Media Law

The practice management platform MyCase has been sold to a private equity firm, it was announced this morning.

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Former officers charged in George Floyd killing turn blame on each other - The Washington Post

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" MINNEAPOLIS — The four former Minneapolis police officers charged in George Floyd's killing appear to be turning on each other, with each offering significantly different versions of the infamous arrest that acknowledge Floyd should not have been allowed to die that day but also deflect the blame to others.

Fallen Heroes

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Catching Up On The American Legal Technology Awards: Interview with Founders and Update on Winners

Media Law

All this week, the inaugural American Legal Technology Awards has been announcing the winners in eight categories, all designed to honor companies and individuals who are making a difference in law through technology innovation.

‘Greatest presidential felony’: Watergate journalist sounds off on new T.

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Nicola Shaver of Paul Hastings, ILTA’s ‘Innovative Leader of the Year’

Media Law

Nicola Shaver , managing director, innovation and knowledge, at the law firm Paul Hastings , was recently named 2020 Innovative Leader of the Year in the International Legal Technology Association’s Distinguished Peer Awards.

Rochester Police Chief Resigns After Accusations of Cover-Up in Prude Case

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

" Rochester Police Chief Resigns After Accusations of Cover-Up in Prude Case The resignation of the police chief, La’Ron Singletary, came after the state attorney general said she would set up a grand jury in the death of Daniel Prude. By Michael Wilson Sept. 8, 2020, 3:37 p.m.

Black, Native American and Fighting for Recognition in Indian Country - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"Enslaved people were also driven west along the Trail of Tears. After a historic Supreme Court ruling, their descendants are fighting to be counted as tribal members.

Radicalize

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Entity Management Company Athennian Steps Out Of Stealth And Into An $8M (CAD) Series A

Media Law

After three years of quiet growth and development of its cloud-based legal entity management software, the Calgary, Canada, company Athennian is today announcing an $8 million CAD Series A investment, on top of a previously unannounced $2 million CAD seed financing round last year, for total funding of $10 million CAD.

Barr interview gets tense when pressed on mail-in voting. Barr is a criminal, a deceitful liar. He is a worse attorney General than John Mitchel under Nixon.

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Opinion | Gwen Berry: I Raised My Fist in Protest. The Olympics Punished Me. - The New York Times

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The I.O.C. is on the wrong side of history, again. "In In sports arenas around the world , taking a knee is no longer taboo — it’s trending. But there’s at least one place where protesting is still not allowed. The Olympic medal podium.

Schiff: Barr flat-out misled with a 'blatantly false statement'

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The FBI warned for years that police are cozy with the far right. Is no one listening? | Mike German | Opinion | The Guardian

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" " F or decades, the Federal Bureau of Investigation has routinely warned its agents that the white supremacist and far-right militant groups it investigates often have links to law enforcement.

CNN Exclusive interview with Sen. Kamala Harris (part 1)

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Ghana's Ex-President Led Me To The Ambassador Of The African Diaspora!

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The Racist Origins of U.S. Law. aw is and always been about the reproduction of hierarchy. Law is designed to keep the societal power structure and structure in place.

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Fauci says U.S. won't get back to normal until late 2021

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Fauci says U.S. won't get back to normal until late 2021

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Fauci: Downplaying coronavirus threat is 'not a good thing'

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Fauci: Downplaying coronavirus threat is 'not a good thing

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Malcolm X's daughter Ilyasah Shabazz on Black Lives Matter and her father's legacy - CNET

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Malcolm X's daughter Ilyasah Shabazz on Black Lives Matter and her father's legacy As Audible releases Shabazz's memoir, along with The Autobiography of Malcolm X, the activist discusses the importance of structural change. Author Ilyasah Shabazz, daughter of Malcolm X, speaks about the importance of equality ahead of the Audible release of her memoir, Growing Up X.

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2020 is set to mark the end of the hottest 5-year period on record - The Verge

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United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres delivers remarks on climate change and ecology during the official opening ceremony of Lisbon European Green Capital 2020 event, on January 11, 2020 in Lisbon, Portugal. 22020 is on track to be a hell of a year for yet another reason: it will close out the hottest five-year period in recorded history, according to a new report. The average global temperature for that five-year period was 1.1 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial temperatures.

Rochester mayor moves crisis intervention team out of police department after Daniel Prude death

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Rochester mayor moves crisis intervention team out of police department after Daniel Prude death

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Schiff: Barr flat-out misled with a 'blatantly false statement'

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The FBI warned for years that police are cozy with the far right. Is no one listening? | Mike German | Opinion | The Guardian

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

" F or decades, the Federal Bureau of Investigation has routinely warned its agents that the white supremacist and far-right militant groups it investigates often have links to law enforcement. Yet the justice department has no national strategy designed to protect the communities policed by these dangerously compromised law enforcers.

Michael Cohen’s Book Says Trump Held ‘Low Opinions of All Black Folks’ - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

" The president’s former fixer describes him as a mob boss figure who made racist insults, was driven by hatred for President Barack Obama and engaged in underhanded tactics against opponents. Michael D.

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2020 Census: Court Rejects Trump Order to Exclude Undocumented - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"Federal Court Rejects Trump’s Order to Exclude Undocumented From Census By MICHAEL WINESnytimes.com3 min A census site in Greenville, Texas. States with large immigrant populations would have lost congressional representation under the president’s order. A census site in Greenville, Texas.

Woodward tells how allies tried to rein in 'childish' Trump's foreign policy | US news | The Guardian

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"Four days before ordering a drone strike against the Iranian military commander Qassem Suleimani, Donald Trump was debating the assassination on his own Florida golf course, according to Bob Woodward’s new book on the mercurial president.

Nearly all Black Lives Matter protests are peaceful despite Trump narrative, report finds | World news | The Guardian

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" The vast majority of the thousands of Black Lives Matter protests this summer have been peaceful, with more than 93% involving no serious harm to people or damage to property, according to a new report tracking political violence in the United States.

Trump Dismisses His White Privilege In Audio Recording | Morning Joe | M.

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Trump downplayed the coronavirus 31 times in the first three months of 2020

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President Trump Attempts Damage Control After Release Of New Woodward Tapes

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