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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/123. GENERIC.COM TRADEMARKS GRANTED LADY ANTEBELLUM VS. LADY A.

Pandemic: NIVA and NITO Join Forces with Senators Cornyn and Klobuchar for the Save Our Stages Act

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In their first at bat in Washington, the National Independent Venue Association (NIVA) and the National Independent Talent Organization (NITO) have hit a home run. Way to go, sluggers! The two newly-created organizations have gotten two senior Senators to come together to co-sponsor the Save Our Stages Act. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) and Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)—two of the good guys–will be introducing the bill to help to protect the live music venues we know are about to be extinct.

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Report Out Today On ‘Zoom Courts’ Raises Privacy and Due Process Concerns

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As the coronavirus crisis closed off physical access to courthouses across the country, many federal and state courts pivoted to conducting their business remotely, including conducting hearings and even trials via videoconferencing and teleconferencing.

Applications Open For UVA Legal Fellowship, First Amendment Clinic, University of Virginia School of Law

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The First Amendment Clinic at the University of Virginia School of Law, in partnership with the Reporters Committee, is hiring a legal fellow for the 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 academic years. The expected start date is August 17, 2020. This is

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What’s the Over/Under on How the US Could Shut Down TikTok the Massive Infringer?

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[ This is cross posted from Artist Rights Watch]. TikTok seems more likely to be shut down in the US with every passing day. How could this actually happen and what would “shut down” actually look like?

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ABA TECHSHOW Reboots As Virtual Conference

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For more than three decades, an annual pilgrimage to Chicago in late winter or early spring has been de rigueur for aficionados of legal technology to attend the American Bar Association’s TECHSHOW , one of the oldest and most-venerable conferences focused on technology in law practice.

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Families in ICE custody may have to choose between separation and prolon.

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Thomson Reuters Quietly Unveils Premium Legal News Service, But Is More To Come?

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Thomson Reuters yesterday introduced Westlaw Today , a premium legal news service driven by its Reuters news division and available only to subscribers of Westlaw and Westlaw Edge for an additional cost.

Featured Resource: Preparing for the LIBOR Phase Out

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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.

Today at 3 ET: The Legaltech Week Live Journalists’ Roundtable, Taking On The Week’s Top Stories

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Join a panel of legal tech journalists today at 3 p.m. Eastern time for our weekly discussion of the top stories in the world of legal technology and innovation. It is free, but you need to register to attend the Zoom webinar. Register here.

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AOC Slams Rep. Yoho In House Floor Speech, Says ‘Having A Daughter Does.

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Legal Tech Design Firm Offers Shared-Risk Product Prototyping for Law Firms

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For law firms, it is becoming increasingly common to develop technology products of their own. Firms view them as additional services they can provide to their clients and additional streams of revenue they can bring into the firm.

US adds more than 900k coronavirus infections in just 2 weeks

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NYPD Commissioner Goes Off On Lawmakers for Police Reform

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"You know, seeing police officers throw temper tantrums over people asking them to try to avoid killing Black people as much as possible only further amplifies the fact that they may not be the right people for this job.

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Coronavirus: Conspiracy Theories: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

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On LawNext: Deloitte Principal Mark Ross on the Big Four Firm’s New Legal Business Practice

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ICYMI: Recording of Friday’s Legaltech Week Media Roundtable

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On Friday, our Legaltech Week panel of journalists convened for another look back at the week’s top stories in legal technology and innovation. If you missed it, you can listen to the podcast version above or watch the full video below.

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Carla Hall: Watermelon is a Protest Fruit!

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Portland mayor: Presence of federal troops is escalating violence

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US breaks daily record for Covid-19 cases 9 times in 1 month

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Stacey Abrams: Georgia Governor’s Action On Masks ‘Proves His Incompeten.

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The Other Madisons review: an astonishing story of a president's black family | World news | The Guardian

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America's early Presidents were rapists. "As As Virginia tobacco planters, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and James Monroe, the first, third, fourth and fifth presidents of the United States, had much in common.

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White House blocks CDC from testifying on reopening schools

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Mayor rips Georgia Gov. Kemp: He doesn't give a damn about us

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Story Hour: Episode 3

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John Lewis, US civil rights hero and Democratic congressman, dies at 80 | US news | The Guardian

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"John Lewis, US civil rights hero and Democratic congressman, dies at 80 Lewis helped Martin Luther King organise the March on Washington in 1963 and once suffered a broken skull at the hands of state troopers Sat 18 Jul 2020 07.28 EDTFirst published on Sat 18 Jul 2020 00.04

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John Lewis remembers 'Bloody Sunday' in Selma

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Remembering Rep. John Lewis, in his own words

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At the 1963 March on Washington, civil rights leaders asked John Lewis to tone his speech down

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At the 1963 March on Washington, civil rights leaders asked John Lewis to tone his speech down Before his death Friday, Rep, John Lewis was the last living speaker at the march where Martin Luther King Jr, delivered his famous ‘I Have a Dream’ address “It was the biggest moment of 23-year-old John Lewis’s life. In just a few minutes, the young civil rights activist would take the podium at the Lincoln Memorial and speak to hundreds of thousands of people gathered on the Mall.

Trump is using federal agents as his 'goon squad', says Ice's ex-acting head | US news | The Guardian

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" T he former acting director of the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, which works under the Department of Homeland Security, has condemned the Trump administration’s handling of protests in Portland by deploying federal agents into the city.

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Camouflaged federal agents have descended on Portland. Trump's DHS is out of control | Trevor Timm | Opinion | The Guardian

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"A remarkable and nightmarish scene playing out in Portland should terrify anyone who cares about the US constitution: unmarked vans full of camouflaged and unidentified federal agents are pulling up next to protesters on street corners, then snatching and arresting them with no explanation.

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