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The Trouble with Tunes – approaches to using music in podcasts (Podcast Movement 2019)

Gordon P. Firemark

Thursday afternoon, I'll be presenting my talk at Podcast Movement in Orlando.

Must Read Guest Post by @kerrymuzzey: YouTube’s Latest Deceptive Tactic

Music Technology Policy

Fifty Ways To Litigate Star Trek Issues @dkluft

Media Law Prof Blog

This post, originally published at the Trademark & Copyright Law Blog.by David Kluft, is a little dated, but it's entertaining. Fifty ways to litigate Star Trek issues! Maybe he'd be willing to update? There's a Star Trek: Discovery plagiarism lawsuit

ABA Votes to Urge Legal Profession to Address Emerging Legal and Ethical Issues of AI

Media Law

The American Bar Association’s House of Delegates, its policy-making body, voted this week to approve a resolution urging courts and lawyers to address the emerging ethical and legal issues related to the usage of artificial intelligence in the practice of law.

Gordon Firemark named among the Best Lawyers in America

Gordon P. Firemark

Entertainment Attorney Gordon Firemark. For the fourth year in a row, Gordon Firemark has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America for his work in Entertainment Law – Theater. “I'm grateful for this recognition.

Texas Bar Section Announces Nominations are Open for the Cindi Lazzari Artist Advocate Award — Artist Rights Watch

Music Technology Policy

We’re pleased to help get out the word that nominations are open for the Cindi Lazzari Artist Advocate Award for “heroes and heroines” involved with artist advocacy in all Texas communities. For Texas readers, there’s info below about how to nominate.

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District Court Dismisses Arpaio Defamation Suit Against New York Times

Media Law Prof Blog

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has dismissed Joe Arpaio's defamation suit against the New York Times. In a short ruling, Judge Amit P. Mehta held that the plaintiff failed to allege sufficient facts "that plausbily establish

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What Is Israel Trying to Hide? Reps. Tlaib & Omar Blocked from Taking Of.

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Recent Rulings Highlight Limits of CDA Immunity in Products Liability Cases against E-Commerce Platforms

New Media and Technology Law

In early July, an appeals court ruled that Amazon should be considered a “seller” of goods under Pennsylvania products liability law and subject to strict liability for consumer injuries caused by the defective goods sold on its site by third-party vendors. Oberdorf v. Amazon.com , No. 18-1041 (3 rd Cir. July 3, 2019)).

CBS and Viacom Plan Merger Under Shari Redstone's Leadership

Media Law Prof Blog

Via the New York Times: CBS and Viacom have announced that they will merge, bringing the two media conglomerates back into a massive corporation that hasn't existed for years. Shari Redstone, who is in charge of both companies, has been

LexisNexis Reengineers CourtLink, Its Docket Research Product

Media Law

LexisNexis Legal & Professional is today unveiling a major reengineering of its CourtLink federal and state docket research product that moves it to the Lexis Advance platform and that gives users more options for searching dockets while reducing the steps involved in doing so.

The Great Land Robbery: How Federal Policies Dispossessed Black American.

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Sunstein on Falsehoods and the First Amendment @CassSunstein

Media Law Prof Blog

Cass R. Sunstein, Harvard Law School, has published Falsehoods and the First Amendment. Here is the abstract. What is the constitutional status of falsehoods? From the standpoint of the First Amendment, does truth or falsity matter? These questions have become

FCC Issues Fines For Misuse of Emergency Alert Tones

Media Law Prof Blog

The FCC has fined three different networks for misusing the emergency alert tones in conjunction with broadcast. It hit ABC with a $395,000 penalty for use of the tones on the Jimmy Kimmel show during an October 2018 comedy sketch

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Shikhiashvili on Online Copyright Infringement and Intermediaries' Liability Under the US and the EU Law @ChicagoKentLaw

Media Law Prof Blog

Lia Shikhiashvili, Chicago-Kent College of Law-Illinois Institute of Technology, has published The Same Problem, Different Outcome: Online Copyright Infringement and Intermediaries’ Liability Under the US and the EU Law. Here is the abstract. The protection of copyright owners’ rights online

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Friday Roundup: So Much News, So Little Time, Not to Mention #ILTACON19

Media Law

So much legal technology news, I can barely keep up with it all, thanks in part to the fact that Sunday is the start of ILTACON , the annual conference of the International Legal Technology Association. Here are some of the week’s headlines. Litera acquires Doxly.

Litera’s Acquisition of Doxly: I Speak with the CEOs on What’s Ahead

Media Law

As I wrote here earlier , Litera yesterday announced that it has acquired Doxly , a four-year-old company founded by a former biglaw partner to manage the legal transactions process. I have just had a phone call with the CEOs of the two companies and can provide more details. First, to sum up the news. the document technology company Litera Microsystems has acquired Doxly, a platform designed to manage the transaction-closing process from end to end.

Bernie Sanders slams Israel's ban of Muslim Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib.

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Pelosi is ‘Original Villain’ Who Opened Door for Trump’s Attack on Four Congresswomen - Khmer Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

“She’s been very disrespectful,” Luqman said of Pelosi, adding that the four congresswomen gave the speaker “too much” deference in the beginning. Pelosi, she was the foil in this story. She was the original villain. She opened the door for this, knowing how Trump is a media manipulator.

Ahead of #ILTACON19, Levit & James Finalizes Its Pay-Per-Document Pricing for Best Authority

Media Law

Software company Levit & James, Inc. today announced the formal release of a pay-per-document licensing option for the latest version 5.0 of its Best Authority, a Microsoft Word add-in that automatically finds and marks all the legal citations in a brief and generates a table of authorities.

Rep. Ayanna Pressley Will Only Refer To Trump As "The Occupant"

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Trump Is Reversing Obama's Nondiscrimination Legacy - The Atlantic

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

" Today, the Trump administration made another major move in its effort to walk back President Barack Obama’s contested legacy on non-discrimination policies.

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How This Citizen Stopped ICE From Arresting 2 Immigrants | NowThis

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“Give Us Your Rich”: Immigration Reporter Says Trump Admin Changing “Who.

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Join Me for A Legal Media Panel at #ILTACON19

Media Law

If you are attending ILTACON 2019 , the annual conference of the International Legal Technology Association, next week, consider joining me and other legal technology journalists for a panel discussion on the state of the industry. Moderating the panel is Gina Passarella , editor-in-chief, ALM Media.

Joe: Trump's New Immigration Rule A Slippery Slope | Morning Joe | MSNBC

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In Advance of #ILTACON19, CloudNine Rolls Out Upgrades Of Its E-Discovery Technology

Media Law

Prepare for an onslaught of legal technology announcements, as ILTACON 19 , the massive annual conference of the International Legal Technology Association, is set to begin Sunday in Orlando.

Sources: Epstein's cell not monitored night of apparent suicide

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2020 Democrats call out Trump for ‘fanning’ racism

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Tapper: Why no charges against businesses in ICE raids

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Opinion | Joaquin Castro’s Tweet Was Not Doxxing - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"We can’t misuse the charge in an effort to suppress protected speech. Nossel is the chief executive officer of PEN America. Representative Joaquin Castro of Texas at a hearing on Capitol Hill last month.

Opinion | I Fear the Deaths in El Paso Won’t Change Anything - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"EL PASO ­— “I don’t know why he took my boy’s life,” Dora Lizarde said. Her grandson Javier, 15, was the youngest victim of last weekend’s massacre, killed by a bullet to the head. Fifteen years old; he still had so much time to live,” Ms. Lizarde told me in an interview this week. “I

Opinion | Liberals for Inequality - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"This article is part of David Leonhardt’s newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it each weekday. My colleague Binyamin Appelbaum recently went to a meeting of the Montgomery County Council in suburban Maryland.

Strange how some anti-abortion activists are happy to separate kids from parents | Arwa Mahdawi | World news | The Guardian

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"The cruelty is the point Immigration officials arrested almost 700 undocumented workers at a Mississippi food processing plant on Wednesday in the largest single-state workplace raid in US history.

How the El Paso Killer Echoed the Incendiary Words of Conservative Media Stars

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

" By Jeremy W. Peters , Michael M. Grynbaum , Keith Collins , Rich Harris and Rumsey Taylor Aug 11, 2019 Language like “invasion” and the “replacement” of Americans has increasingly become a regular part of Fox News broadcasts, Rush Limbaugh shows and other prominent conservative media. By Jeremy W. Peters, Michael M. Grynbaum, Keith Collins, Rich Harris and Rumsey Taylor Aug. 11, 2019 Tucker Carlson went on his prime-time Fox News show in April last year and told his viewers not to be fooled.

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