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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/113. California Governor signs two controversial bills affecting entertainment and sports BILLIONS LAWSUIT BEATEN BY SHOWTIME ORAL ARGUMENTS HELD in LED ZEPPELIN STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN CASE PARKER V.

Southern Methodist Law Review Forum Open For Responses To Law Review Articles: Engage In the Dialogue! @SMULawReview

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The SMU Law Review Forum is inviting responses to its latest issue, The Free Speech Symposium, or to any specific article in it, from interested readers. The editors have made submission links available here. link] [link

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Arizona Task Force Calls for Wide-Ranging Practice Reforms, Including Eliminating Ban on Nonlawyer Ownership

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Loophole Competition: Is Google’s News’ Richard Gingras the Counterpart of YouTube’s Lyor Cohen? via ArtistRightsWatch

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‘Parasite’ and South Korea’s Income Gap: Call It Dirt Spoon Cinema - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"The title of the scathing new South Korean film “Parasite” refers to the Kim family, destitute basement dwellers who try to climb the social ladder by leeching off the wealthy Park family. While the Kims worry about money, the extravagant Parks worry about poor people’s unpleasant smell.

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LinkedIn Petitions Circuit Court for En Banc Review of hiQ Scraping Decision

New Media and Technology Law

On October 11, 2019, LinkedIn Corp. LinkedIn”) filed a petition for rehearing en banc of the Ninth Circuit’s blockbuster decision in hiQ Labs, Inc. LinkedIn Corp. , 17-16783 (9 th Cir. Sept. 9, 2019). The crucial question before the original panel concerned the scope of Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) liability to unwanted web scraping of publicly available social media profile data and whether once hiQ Labs, Inc. (“hiQ”),

LawNext Episode 55: Utah’s Bold Experiment to Reimagine Legal Services

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In August, a Utah task force on access to justice issued a report that called for “profoundly reimagining the way legal services are regulated in order to harness the power of entrepreneurship, capital, and machine learning in the legal arena.”.

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Situation in Syria: We have now abandoned an ally.

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Just Two Weeks Left to Enter Your Blog in the LexBlog Excellence Awards

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The deadline is Nov. 1 to nominate a blog post for the inaugural LexBlog Excellence Awards , designed to honor exemplary writing on legal blogs. As I explained in an earlier post , these awards are unlike other “best blog” awards.

Webinar Tomorrow: How Law Firms Can Use Lean Methodologies to Grow Profits

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Some of the world’s most efficient and forward-thinking manufacturing companies long ago learned the power of lean methodologies and systems thinking. But how can law firms employ lean thinking and methodologies to grow profits and strengthen client relationships?

After Sale of His Company, Catalyst Founder Forms Foundation to Promote Open Source Software in Law

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Ahead of #ClioCloud9, Freelance Lawyer Platform LAWCLERK Announces New Features

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Monday brings the kick-off of the seventh annual Clio Cloud Conference , and among the companies that will be exhibiting there is LAWCLERK , a legal services marketplace where solo and small-firm attorneys can hire freelance lawyers for short-term projects.

Ransomware Attack Reportedly Hits Practice Management Company, Locking Lawyers Out of their Case Files

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The case management software company TrialWorks was reportedly hit by a ransomware attack, shutting down its platform for at least four days and locking some lawyers out of their case files. According to the TechBento blog, the attack started last Sunday and lasted at least through yesterday.

Rep. Elijah Cummings dies at the age of 68

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Mulvaney Says, Then Denies, That Trump Held Back Ukraine Aid as Quid Pro Quo. "“The acting White House chief of staff undercut the president’s denial of a quid pro quo by saying that military aid was held back in part to prod Ukraine to investigate Democrats.” - The New York Times

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Mulvaney Says, Then Denies, That Trump Held Back Ukraine Aid as Quid Pro Quo - The New York Times

Rudy Giuliani “Should Be Worried” About SDNY Probe | The Last Word | MSNBC

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Transparent Platinum: NetDocuments Conference Marks 20 Years of Leading Cloud Adoption in Legal

Media Law

[Editor’s note: The cloud document management company NetDocuments held its second-annual Elevate conference Oct. 6-8 in Salt Lake City. I was not able to attend, but e-discovery consultant Brett Burney was there and files this report.

'What I've Seen Horrifies Me': NY Fed Insider On Giuliani Criminal Probe.

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Giuliani Role In President Donald Trump Ukraine Scheme Develops New Twis.

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Another Domino Falls: Giuliani Goes From Hunter To Hunted On Impeachment.

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Columbus Day Or Indigenous Peoples' Day? : NPR

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"On Monday in the nation's capital, there is no Columbus Day. The D.C. Council voted to replace it with Indigenous Peoples' Day in a temporary move that it hopes to make permanent.

Hugh Masekela - Colonial Man

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Trading Columbus Day for Indigenous Peoples' Day: For some, an overdue change

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" When Grand Forks, North Dakota, replaced Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples’ Day in July , Courtney Davis Souvannasacd brought her son, Benjamin, with her to the city council chambers to watch the vote. “It’s

Columbus Day - How Is This Still A Thing: Last Week Tonight with John Ol.

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Giuliani and Trump: Bound by Corruption From the Beginning? | The Nation

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"It is a musty notion from a bygone era, but once upon a time the idea that Rudy Giuliani and Donald Trump could be a tag team in search of political dirt on common enemies was as foreign as the Ukrainian soil they now till.

Donald Trump: xenophobe in public, international mobster in private | Robert Reich | Opinion | The Guardian

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"The most xenophobic and isolationist American president in modern history has been selling America to foreign powers for his own personal benefit.

'Dominoes Beginning To Fall': Trump Turns On Giuliani After Impeachment.

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Rudy Giuliani is Under Criminal Investigation. Chickens Are Coming Home.

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Opinion | How Italians Became ‘White’ - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"Congress envisioned a white, Protestant and culturally homogeneous America when it declared in 1790 that only “free white persons, who have, or shall migrate into the United States” were eligible to become naturalized citizens.

Tell Your Pro Bono Story, Get A Cool ‘Mug of Justice’

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Monday marks the start of Pro Bono Week , and to help highlight the good work lawyers do, the legal technology company Paladin will send you a free mug of justice for sharing your story about a pro bono matter you take on during the week. “It’s simple, really, 5.1 billion people lack access to justice,” explains Paladin’s website. “You can help.

Trump Will Host Next G7 Summit at His Doral Resort - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"The emoluments clause, also called the foreign emoluments clause, is a provision of the U.S. Constitution (Article I, Section 9, Paragraph 8) that generally prohibits federal officeholders from receiving any gift, payment, or other thing of value from a foreign state or its rulers, officers, or representatives.

'Dominoes Beginning To Fall': Trump Turns On Giuliani After Impeachment.

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