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Blank on City Speech

Media Law Prof Blog

Yishai Blank, Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law, is publishing City Speech in volume 54 of the Harv. Here is the abstract. Cities speak. A rich array of expressive activities, city speech, surrounds us. Cities topple confederate

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Artist Rights Watch COUNTDOWN TO MODERNITY (11/23): Key Dates and Accomplishments for the Mechanical Licensing Collective Under the Music Modernization Act

Music Technology Policy

As best we can tell from the outside looking in, this chart has the dates for key events in the critical path to launch for the Mechanical Licensing Collective as required by the Music Modernization Act. We have called the chart the “Countdown to Modernity.” ” Recall that the Register of Copyrights gets to pick the entity to operate as the Mechanical Licensing Collective.

This Blog’s 16th Birthday is Sweet Indeed

Media Law

After 16 years, I guess I’m finally eligible to get my blogger learner’s permit. It was 16 years ago this week, on Nov. 19, 2002, that I launched this blog. The original purpose was to “post news and reviews of Web sites of interest to the legal profession.” ” Since then, I’ve expanded to cover legal technology generally, including social media and ethics. I’ve had some companies tell me this blog was responsible for launching their sales.

The Long, Entwined History of America First and the American Dream | The Nation

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"Whenever Trump and his allies rally around that phrase, pundits have been quick to point out that it originated in the isolationist movement before the Second World War.

Green on Counterfeit Campaign Speech @WMLawSchool

Media Law Prof Blog

Rebecca Green, William & Mary Law School, is publishing Counterfeit Campaign Speech at 70 Hastings L.J. 3 (2018). Here is the abstract. We are entering an era in which computers can produce highly-sophisticated fakes of people doing and saying things

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Agenda for FCC’s December Meeting – Start of Next Quadrennial Review of the Ownership Rules and Elimination of License Posting Requirement

Broadcast Law Blog

The agenda for the FCC’s December 12 open meeting is to be released today. As has become customary, the Chairman yesterday blogged about the issues to be considered at the meeting. For broadcasters, there are two matters of interest. The first will be the initiation of the next Quadrennial Review of the FCC’s ownership rules.

Firm Central Practice Management Bookends a Banner Year with the Launch of Built-in Accounting

Media Law

At launch in 2013, Firm Central was a solid user friendly, cloud-based matter management software.

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Cindy Hyde-Smith Stumbles In Senate Debate | All In | MSNBC

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Why Big Law Is Taking On Trump Over Immigration - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"Corporate lawyers at Paul Weiss, a prestigious Manhattan law firm, often spend their days scouring the fine print of client documents and government regulations. But for the past few months, they have been on a different search.

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The Midterms And The Permanence Of Eurocentrism

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Trump WH Rattled By Rare Rebuke From Chief Justice John Roberts | The Be.

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Ilhan Omar - Fighting for a Better Life for All Americans | The Daily Show

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Trump on Saudi crown prince: "Maybe he did, maybe he didn't"

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Authoritarianism: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

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Stacey Abrams: 'Democracy failed' in Georgia governor race. Welcome back to the 1880s.

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Startups: Deadline is Friday for ABA TECHSHOW Startup Alley Competition!

Media Law

Hate to ruin your Thanksgiving, but if you have not yet entered to compete for a spot in the third-annual Startup Alley at ABA TECHSHOW , this is your last chance — the deadline is Friday, Nov. The competition offers startups a shot at being one of 15 companies that will be selected to receive exhibit space in a special Startup Alley within the exhibit hall at TECHSHOW, the American Bar Association’s annual legal technology conference, which is taking place in Chicago Feb.

Interview to Zoraida. Afrocolombiana from Medellin

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Do you need an ID to buy a box of cereal, as Donald Trump said? Of course not | PolitiFact

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Full Speech: Stacey Abrams Ends Candidacy For Georgia Governor. We are back in the 1880s-1890s. Voter Suppression has been the American way all but fifty years of this country's history. | NBC News

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As Federal Courts Urge Caution On Docket Services, Vendors Respond

Media Law

Companies that provide services for accessing federal court dockets were caught off guard last week when a number of federal courts began sending notices to attorneys urging them to exercise caution when using such services. Some vendors said that the caution did not apply to them, while others said they were taking steps to address the concern.

LawNext Episode 19: NetDocuments CTO Alvin Tedjamulia on Helping Lawyers Learn to Love the Cloud

Media Law

?. When Alvin Tedjamulia cofounded NetDocuments in 1998 as the first cloud-based platform for document and email management, few lawyers had any concept of what it meant to work in the cloud. Today, NetDocuments has grown to become one of the leading DMS systems in legal, counting some of the world’s leading law firms and corporations as its customers.

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From Russia with Legal Tech: My Report from the Skolkovo LegalTech Conference in Moscow

Media Law

I spent part of last week in Moscow, where I spoke at the Skolkovo LegalTech conference. I discovered that Russia has a vibrant emerging market of legal tech startups, several of them incubated within the Skolkovo Innovation Center, the massive, government-funded tech incubator where the conference was held. But I also found that adoption of these emerging technologies by legal practitioners is lagging. Law firms and courts alike have been slow to adopt legal technologies.

Comment Dates Set on FCC Proposals to Change Clear Channel AM Interference Protection Standards

Broadcast Law Blog

The FCC last month released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking suggesting a lessening of the interference protections afforded to Class A AM stations – what are commonly known as the “ clear channel ” stations. That NPRM was published in the Federal Register today setting a deadline for filing comments on the FCC’s proposals of January 22 and a deadline for reply comments of February 19. We summarized the FCC’s proposals here.

Another Caution on Social Media – Be Careful What You Share

Broadcast Law Blog

Can retweeting or sharing someone else’s content get you into trouble? Possibly, based on news reports of a recently filed lawsuit seeking damages for defamation from a cable TV host who retweeted a twitter photo suggesting that someone has made racially derogatory comments.

FCC Fine for Premature Construction of Radio Station – Don’t Construct New Facilities Without FCC Permission

Broadcast Law Blog

The FCC has for decades prohibited the “ premature construction ” of broadcast stations – constructing new stations or new facilities for existing stations prior to the issuance of an FCC construction permit. In recent years, fines for such activities have been rare. But, last week, the FCC issued a Notice of Apparent Liability proposing to fine an LPFM station licensee $5000 for making changes in its station without prior FCC approval of its pending construction permit application.

Behind political curtain, immigration policy changes

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Behind political curtain, immigration policy changes