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In Memory of RBG

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/126. RBG IN MEMORIAM STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN LAWSUIT DENIED CERT SPINAL TAP SETTLES. One-sentence aside) SPINAL TAP SETTLES.

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The Cost of Evil: How Facebook Ripped Off @zoecello’s Fans

Music Technology Policy

On Sunday I discovered a fake Facebook event advertising a non-existant livestream for one of my covid-canceled concerts. My fans and I reported the scam. Facebook replied that the event does not violate their community standards & suggested users change their news feed settings pic.twitter.com/7AMvWb0zvP — Zoe Keating (@zoecello) September 1, 2020.

Arbel on Slicing Defamation by Contract @ProfArbel

Media Law Prof Blog

Yonathan A. Arbel, University of Alabama School of Law, has published Slicing Defamation by Contract at Chicago Law Review Online (2020). Here is the abstract. In considering the problem of fake news, many debate the merits of expanding media liability

Legal Marketplace Priori Legal Raises $6.3M; Exclusive LawNext Interview with the Founders

Media Law

Priori Legal , a marketplace for in-house legal teams to find and hire outside counsel, is today announcing that it has raised $6.3 million in a Series A financing.

Kavanaugh Fixes Error in Election Opinion After Vermont Complaint - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh made a correction to a concurring opinion after Vermont officials pointed out that he mistakenly said the state had not changed its election rules. After Vermont officials complained, Justice Brett M.

It’s A Leak: Google’s Double Super Secret European Lobbying Order of Battle Against a Level Playing Field

Music Technology Policy

According to two separate sources, Google’s secret attack plan against Europe’s planned Digital Services Act has leaked.

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Lemley on Disappearing Content @marklemley

Media Law Prof Blog

Mark A. Lemley, Stanford Law School, has published Disappearing Content. Here is the abstract. One of the great advantages of digital content has been that for the last forty years, people have had access to whatever content they want whenever

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Walmart pulls firearms from store shelves amid fears of possible unrest

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United States v. Google: Public Access To First Status Conference

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The first hearing is scheduled for Friday 10/30/20 at 10 am ET. You can dial in to listen only (you will be muted) on the court’s public access line at (877) 848-7030, access code 321-8747. News from the Goolag US v. Google 2020 Antitrust Case Google Antitrust Investigation US v. Google Hearings

The Stories That Haven’t Gotten Enough Coverage In 2020 l FiveThirtyEight

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Intapp Drives Nail In Coffin Of On-Premises Software, Goes All Cloud

Media Law

Even as many law firms have stubbornly stuck with on-premises software to run their practices, the last few years have seen a decided shift towards the cloud.

New Partnership Unites Integreon’s Services with SirionLabs’ AI CLM Tech

Media Law

In a recent episode of my LawNext podcast , I interviewed the founder of SirionLabs , Ajay Agrawal , about how his company is aiming to disrupt the field of enterprise contract lifecycle management through the use of artificial intelligence technology.

Jared Kushner Faces Backlash Over Comments Considered Racist | Morning J.

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Discovery Company EDDCloud Rebrands As PLUSnxt, Partners with RelativityOne

Media Law

EDDCloud, a Los Angeles e-discovery software and services company, is announcing today the change of its corporate name to PLUSnxt , a rebranding intended to reflect the company’s recent technology innovation and rapid growth.

IP Software Company Alt Legal Kicks Off Its First Conference with News of New Features and Partnership

Media Law

The trademark docketing software company Alt Legal kicked off its first conference, Alt Legal Connect , today, with a keynote by founder and CEO Nehal Madhani in which he announced new features for the product and a new partnership to better support international trademark docketing.

Asylum: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

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On LawNext: Nicole Morris on Emory Law’s Innovative TI:GER Program

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How America Bungled the Plague | NYT Opinion

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‘It doesn’t have to be this way’: Chris shares his thoughts before Election Day

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‘It doesn’t have to be this way’: Chris shares his thoughts before Election Day

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Major Expansion for Legal Analytics Company Gavelytics with New Features and Coverage

Media Law

Gavelytics , a company that launched in 2017 to provide insights on judges through data analytics, has introduced a major expansion of its product, adding analytics on law firms, lawyers and litigants, expanding coverage to 10 states with 20 targeted by December, and adding a searchable database of some six-million litigation briefs. This new version, dubbed Gavelytics 2.0,

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Mary Trump: Psychiatrists know what’s wrong with my uncle. Let them tell voters. - The Washington Post

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My Highlights You haven’t highlighted anything yet When you select text while you’re reading, it'll appear here. Mary Trump: Psychiatrists know what’s wrong with my uncle. Let them tell voters.

Opinion | Trump Has Made the Whole World Darker - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"There is no escaping it: America is on the ballot on Tuesday — the stability and quality of our governing institutions, our alliances, how we treat one another, our basic commitment to scientific principles and the minimum decency that we expect from our leaders.

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Trump Won't Let Covid Stop His Campaign, Keeps Mike Pence On The Trail A.

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Infection of Pence Aides Raises New Questions About Trump’s Virus Response - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

" From the beginning, the president has turned mask wearing and other preventive measures into a loyalty test. He and his aides have taken the same approach inside the White House. A coronavirus testing site in Chicago.

Opinion | Trump’s Army of Angry White Men - The New York Times

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Opinion Trump’s Army of Angry White Men This group will continue to fight for Trump and he knows that. By Charles M. Blow Opinion Columnist Credit.Anna Moneymaker for The New York Times This election will test the country’s core. Who are we? How did we come to this?

GOP former prosecutors blast Trump, endorse Biden - The Washington Post

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"President Trump is joined at a White House news conference by Attorney General William P. Twenty former U.S.

Opinion | The Trump administration’s covid-19 message: You’re on your own. Try not to die. - The Washington Post

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Eugene Robinson President Trump at a rally in Lititz, Pa., on Monday. Alex Brandon/AP) There are many, many reasons Americans should vote Trump out of the White House, but perhaps the most urgent is his refusal — or perhaps his inability — to face the reality of covid-19. This election is literally a choice between life and death. Why have we lost approximately 225,000 lives to covid-19, more than any other nation on Earth?

'It’s an unbelievable situation': Pro-bono groups lead efforts to reunite migrant families separated by Trump administration

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It’s an unbelievable situation': Pro-bono groups lead efforts to reunite migrant families separated by Trump administration

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Trump and Brett Kavanaugh Telegraph Their Plan to Steal the Election: A.

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Opinion | Amy Coney Barrett and the Republican Party's Supreme Court - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"The quest to entrench political conservatism in the country’s highest court comes with a steep cost. By The Editorial Board Oct.

Tunis G. Campbell fought for Black voting rights in Georgia Senate after Civil War - The Washington Post

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He fought for Black voting rights after the Civil War. He was almost killed for it. By Jess McHugh washingtonpost.com 5 min "From the floor of the Georgia Senate, Tunis G. Campbell could see the glint of firearms.

In Florida, voters of color and young voters have had ballots flagged for possible rejection at higher rates than others

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" As Floridians rush to vote in the presidential election, mail ballots from Black, Hispanic and younger voters are being flagged for problems at a higher rate than they are for other voters, potentially jeopardizing their participation in the race for the country’s largest battleground state.

See Trump-era racism exposed as many voters focus on ousting Trump

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See Trump-era racism exposed as many voters focus on ousting Trump

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Republicans closely resemble autocratic parties in Hungary and Turkey – study | US news | The Guardian

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"The Republican party has become dramatically more illiberal in the past two decades and now more closely resembles ruling parties in autocratic societies than its former centre-right equivalents in Europe, according to a new international study.

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Barrett Set to Be Confirmed to Supreme Court - The New York Times

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26, 2020, 8:11 a.m. 2020 Election Live Updates: Barrett Set to Be Confirmed to Supreme Court The confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett could sway voters in key Senate contests.

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