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Google’s Fair Use, Warhol’s isn’t… or is it?

Gordon P. Firemark

The Latest episode of my Entertainment Law podcast, Entertainment Law Update, is now available for your enjoyment. Listen here, or subscribe and download in your favorite podcast listening app. Show notes are located at www.entertainmentlawupdate.com/132.

BYU Law Students Develop Web Resource To Address Flaws In Expungement Process

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Eight students in the LawX legal design lab at BYU Law have developed an online resource, called Goodbye Record , that is designed to address flaws in the process for expunging criminal records in Utah and potentially other states as well.

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Smith on Copyright Silencing @CathaySmith

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Cathay Smith, University of Montana School of Law, has published Copyright Silencing at 106 Cornell Law Review Online 71 (2021). Here is the abstract. This essay highlights a practice I call “copyright silencing,” which is the use of copyright to

Online Dispute Resolution Service FairClaims Takes On AAA and JAMS with New Offering

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The online dispute resolution service FairClaims is taking on established commercial arbitration services such as JAMS and the American Arbitration Association with a new offering that it says will resolve disputes far faster and at a fraction of the cost.

Honesty in Our Favor: HFA Loses Attempt to Exit Eight Mile Style Case–What implications for MLC?

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The Uniform Commercial Code defines “good faith” as “ honesty in fact and the observance of reasonable commercial standards of fair dealing.” ” Spotify was sued by Eight Mile Style and Martin Affiliated, two publishers that control rights in some of the early Eminem repertoire, including Lose Yourself. Remember that earlier this year, Spotify announced with great fanfare that Lose Yourself was streamed over 1 billion times on the platform.

‘A Coming of Age for Legal Tech’: Exclusive Interview with CEO Jack Newton on Clio’s $1.6B Valuation

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The legal technology company Clio this morning announced a Series E investment of $110 million at a valuation of $1.6 billion, making it the first law practice management company to achieve so-called unicorn status and one of only a small number of legal tech companies overall to achieve that status.

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RCFP Seeks Pro Bono Director For New Media Law Network @rcfp

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The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press is accepting applications for a Pro Bono Director to run a media law network to support local journalists. More information about the position and the newly established media law network here

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New details emerge about investigation into Giuliani

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VC Tim Draper Invests $1M In Blockchain-Based Dispute Resolution Platform

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Billionaire venture capitalist Tim Draper , known for early investments in companies such as Twitter, Skype and DocuSign, has invested $1 million in seed capital in Jur , a blockchain-based dispute resolution platform founded in Switzerland.

Tadeg and Shiferaw: Reflections on Ethiopia's Media Law Reform

Media Law Prof Blog

Mesenbet Assefa Tadeg, Addis Ababa University School of Law, and Solomon Shiferaw, Program Officer, International, Media Support (IMS)-Fojo Ethiopia, have published Reflections on Ethiopia's Media Law Reform. Here is the abstract. Freedom of expression and the media is a lifeblood

May Regulatory Dates: Auction Applications for AM and FM Construction Permits for New Radio Stations, New DTS Rules, License Renewals and More

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May is somewhat lighter on broadcast regulatory dates and deadlines than some recent months, but there are still dates to note. Among other things, the FCC will begin the process of auctioning 140 construction permits for new AM and FM radio stations across the country.

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Washington Post: Giuliani Disregarded U.S. Intel Fears That He Was Being.

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Top 3 Ways To Help Your Law Firm Save Money

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Do you feel like your law firm is hemorrhaging money? Maybe it is and you don’t even realize it. Take the time to evaluate how your firm operates and identify how you can help stop the bleed. Top three ways to save: 1) Don’t duplicate effort or function.

Panezi on A Public Service Role For Digital Libraries: The Unequal Battle Against (Online) Misinformation Through Copyright Law Reform and the Emergency Electronic Access to Library Material @PaneziArgyri

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Argyri Panezi, IE Law School; Stanford PACS Center, Digital Civil Society Lab, is publishing A Public Service Role For Digital Libraries: The Unequal Battle Against (Online) Misinformation Through Copyright Law Reform And The Emergency Electronic Access To Library Material in

FCC Rules for All-Digital AM Radio Become Effective – Will There Be a Flood of Applications?

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The FCC’s order adopted in late October authorizing AM stations to voluntarily convert to operations in a fully-digital mode became effective yesterday when the approval of its information-collection obligations under the Paperwork Reduction Act was announced in the Federal Register.

Biden's First 100 Days

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Asia-Pacific Legal Association Partners with Theorem LTS to Launch Membership Portal and Legal Tech Marketplace

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The Asia-Pacific Legal Innovation and Technology Association (ALITA) and legal tech startup Theorem LTS have partnered to develop and launch ALITA’s new online membership portal.

ICYMI: Legaltech Week Roundtable for April 23, 2021

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In case you missed it, here is the video of yesterday’s Legaltech Week journalist’s roundtable. This week’s top stories: 4:32 ? – Dating App for Lawyers (Selected by Joe Patrice). 7:22 ?

This Week in Regulation for Broadcasters: April 17, 2021 to April 23, 2021

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Here are some of the regulatory developments of significance to broadcasters from the last week, with links to where you can go to find more information as to how these actions may affect your operations. At the FCC’s regular monthly Open Meeting, the Commissioners voted to adopt new rules mandating sponsorship identification of foreign government-provided broadcast programming. The new rules require on-air and public file disclosures when programming is supplied by a foreign governmental entity.

Why I Got Arrested in Ethiopia!

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How It Works: Ironclad’s Contract Lifecycle Management Platform

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Fenster on Stanley Fish's The First: How to Think About Hate Speech, Campus Speech, Religious Speech, Fake News, Post-Truth, and Donald Trump @UFLaw

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Mark Fenster, University of Florida College of Law, has published Transparency and the First at 14 FIU L. 713 (2021). Here is the abstract. In his book The First: How to Think About Hate Speech, Campus Speech, Religious Speech

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Effective Date Set for New Rules on TV Distributed Transmission Systems (Single Frequency Networks) – An Assist in the Roll-Out of Next Gen TV 

Broadcast Law Blog

In January, the FCC adopted new rules for Distributed Transmission Systems (DTS) for TV broadcasters (the FCC’s order is available here ). Last week, the rules were published in the Federal Register, setting the effective dates of these new rules as May 24, 2021 (except as they apply to Class A TV, LPTV and TV translators, where new rules are subject to further review by the Office of Management and Budget under the Paperwork Reduction Act before they become effective).

Biden’s plans are ‘once in a lifetime’ chance to end global tax abuse, says OECD boss Ángel Gurría says international deal is within striking distance and could be signed this summer

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Biden’s plans are ‘once in a lifetime’ chance to end global tax abuse, says OECD boss “Ángel Gurría says international deal is within striking distance and could be signed this summer Richard Partington Ángel Gurría is secretary-general of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

As Everlaw Kicks Off First Conference, It Reports Record Growth for its Cloud E-Discovery Platform

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The cloud-based e-discovery and litigation platform Everlaw today kicks off Illuminate 2021 , its first industry conference, and as it does, it is reporting a year of record growth.

The CDC’s New Mask Guidelines Make No Sense | The Daily Show

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Reflecting on the Color of My Skin

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udge Declines Immediate Release of Video in North Carolina Shooting, joining in with the “law enforcement coverup of a man shot by police in the back of the head.

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Judge Declines Immediate Release of Video in North Carolina Shooting April 28, 2021, 1:35 p.m. ET 14 minutes ago “Andrew Brown Jr. was killed last week by sheriff’s deputies. Demonstrators gathered in support of Andrew Brown Jr. in Elizabeth City, N.C., on Tuesday.

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DC officer Fanone: Difficult hearing elected officials whitewash the Cap.

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Fauci on new CDC outdoor mask guidance: More of a reason to ‘get vaccinated’

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Biden Announces Fully Vaccinated People Do Not Need Masks In Small Outdo.

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'Acquisition And Retention Of Illegitimate Power’: AG Holder On GOP Gerr.

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How police and politicians undermine civilian oversight of law enforcement - Washington Post

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This is America, a nation built on and maintained by genocide.

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'He choked me out': Others detail allegations of abuse by officer who knelt on George Floyd Multiple people who had run-ins with Chauvin before the deadly encounter have accused him of using excessive

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He choked me out': Others detail allegations of abuse by officer who knelt on George Floyd Multiple people who had run-ins with Chauvin before the deadly encounter have accused him of using excessive force.

Howard University President, Cornel West Discuss Move To Dissolve Classi.

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This was a disappointing discussion because none of the participants directly addressed the real issue of what is classic and what is foundational.

Roll the tape: What evangelicals are hearing from some pastors about Covid 19. How can an evil tree bear good fruit?

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