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Here Comes the New Dark Age: Blanket Licenses for Everything Based on MMA

Music Technology Policy

Cory Doctorow has a post on the EFF’s Deep Thoughts…sorry…Deep Links blog that proposes “A Plan to Pay Artists.” ” MTP readers probably need no further information to know what’s coming next without even reading Mr. Doctorow’s post.

Who Watches the Watchers?

The Legal Satyricon

by Jay Marshall Wolman On May 25, 2020, George Floyd was killed by then-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin during an arrest of Floyd for allegedly using a counterfeit $20 bill to purchase a pack of cigarettes. A 17-year old filmed the arrest and murder, which was then shared and resulted in protests against system racism […].

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Creator of Popular Legal Podcast ‘Gen Y Lawyer’ Joins WordRake in BizDev Role

Media Law

Nicole Abboud-Shayan , the lawyer and legal marketer who founded and hosted the popular podcast, The Gen Y Lawyer , has joined editing-software company WordRake as business development associate, where she will be responsible for helping to drive the company’s growth and support its strategic initiatives.

Conklin on How the Truth Can Be Deceiving: The Way Criminal Justice Headlines Are Misinterpreted @AngeloState

Media Law Prof Blog

Michael Conklin, Angelo State University, is publishing The Truth Can Be Deceiving: How Criminal Justice Headlines Are Misinterpreted in Ne. Extra Legal (March 21, 2020). Here is the abstract. Just as the criminal justice system has a profound effect

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?Kettling? of Peaceful Protesters Shows Aggressive Shift by N.Y. Police - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

" Officers have charged and swung batons at demonstrators after curfew with seemingly little provocation. The mayor said he would review any reports of inappropriate enforcement. Officers surround protesters in Brooklyn on Wednesday before making arrests.

Schauer on Free Speech Overrides @uvalaw

Media Law Prof Blog

Frederick Schauer, University of Virginia School of Law, is publishing Free Speech Overrides in the University of Chicago Legal Forum (2020). Here is the abstract. This paper, prepared for a University of Chicago Law School symposium on “What’s the Harm

Growing Importance of Tech is Top Trend in Legal, But Few Feel Prepared for It, Wolters Kluwer Survey Finds

Media Law

Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. is out today with its second-annual Future Ready Lawyer Survey Report , and its findings underscore the increasing importance of technology in the legal industry, with 76% of legal professionals in the U.S. and Europe saying that is the top trend.

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New Product from AI Contract Management Company LinkSquares Covers the Contract Creation Process

Media Law

Oklahoma Launches Statewide Pro Bono Portal, with Help from Paladin

Media Law

The Oklahoma Access to Justice Foundation , in partnership with the justice tech company Paladin , is today launching a statewide online Pro Bono Opportunity Portal that will connect Oklahomans needing legal help to lawyers and law students through local legal services organizations.

Shockingly Brutal Police Tactics Deployed Nationwide As Protests Unite A.

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Baraka says George Floyd protest in Newark is ?appropriate,' will be attending - nj.com

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

" Newark Mayor Ras Baraka on Saturday supported the George Floyd protest planned later in his city and said the group that is organizing it has been rallying against injustice peacefully for years. People’s Organization for Progress organized a protest for 1 p.m.

What We Want - Ras Baraka (Official Video)

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

James Baldwin's "Black Lives Matter" Speech (1965)

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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Why people around the world are protesting the death of George Floyd

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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The Daily Show - We Can?t Breathe

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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Featured Resource: The Rocket Guide to Working Remotely As A Lawyer

Media Law

Each week, we’re highlighting one of the resources from our recently launched LawSites Resource Center , a library of downloadable content such as ebooks, white papers, case studies and more from experts and vendors in the legal industry.

Northwestern?s Dan Linna On The Need For A Quality Movement In Law

Media Law

How do we evaluate the quality and value of legal services?

To Find More 'Good Cops,' a Few Big Cities Change Their Hiring Process They're putting more emphasis on applicants' emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills.

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

To Find More 'Good Cops,' a Few Big Cities Change Their Hiring Process They're putting more emphasis on applicants' emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills.

Dallas man says he was hit in eye with "non-lethal" police round at Geor.

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Investigator: Ahmaud Arbery hit by truck

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Death of black man in Tacoma police custody ruled a homicide

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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‘This is what happens to us.’ How U.S. cities lost precious time to protect black residents from the coronavirus

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

‘This is what happens to us.’ How U.S. cities lost precious time to protect black residents from the coronavirus “Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins had a hunch.

Webinar: Understanding Legal Technology Competence, with Clio’s Joshua Lenon and Me

Media Law

As the practice of law evolves—and as modern technology becomes ever more prevalent in society—legal professionals have an ever-increasing responsibility to be technologically competent. It’s vital—and, in the majority of U.S.

What Were the Week’s Top Legaltech Stories? Find Out Tomorrow At Our Journalists’ Roundtable

Media Law

The weekly Legaltech Week roundtable of legaltech journalists is back tomorrow for another live recording session. Join us as we recap the week’s top legaltech stories, and shoot us your questions. It is free, but registration is required. Register here.

All four ex-officers charged in George Floyd case

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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War Zone

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See congressman's dire warning about US democracy

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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Tomorrow on Litera TV: Dan Linna, Director of Law and Tech at Northwestern Law

Media Law

Join me tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. ET on Litera TV for a live interview with Daniel W. Linna Jr. director of Law and Technology Initiatives and senior lecturer at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and McCormick School of Engineering.

Joe Biden addresses protesters in Philadelphia after death of George Flo.

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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LawNext: The 10 Most Popular Episodes of May 2020

Media Law

Here are the episodes of my LawNext podcast that got the most listens during May. This reflects episode downloads only during May, not for all time. (By By the way, in the all-time tally, the Richard Susskind interview listed at number six below is now the third most-popular LawNext episode ever.

On LawNext: Vishal Sunak, CEO of AI Contract Management Company LinkSquares

Media Law

Earlier today, I reported on a new product launched by LinkSquares , the Boston-based provider of AI-powered contract management and analysis technology for corporate legal departments.

Kathryn DeBord, Chief Innovation Officer, Bryan Cave, on Innovation During A Pandemic

Media Law

Last week, for my weekly Law Insights program on Litera TV today, I interviewed Kathryn DeBord , chief innovation officer at the law firm Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner. Our 30-minute interview covered a range of topics, including innovation at Bryan Cave and innovation in the midst of a pandemic.

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D.C. protesters don’t want their voices lost in the chaos

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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New Practice Management Platform Debuts; How It Differs from the Others

Media Law

It is rare these days to see the debut of an entirely new law practice management platform, let alone one launching out of the gate with a full array of end-to-end features, and then some. But that is what is happening today with the formal launch of Lexicon.

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Voting by Mail: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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George Floyd, Minneapolis Protests, Ahmaud Arbery & Amy Cooper | The Dai.

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Police appear to target journalists as they cover George Floyd protests

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog