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Is your Podcast subject to COPPA?

Gordon P. Firemark

Recently, many YouTube creators have struggled with/complained loudly about the platform’s new rules for designating content directed at children. This, of course has led podcasters, too to become concerned and to wonder whether COPPA applies to them.

ALSP Startup Seeks to Disrupt the Hiring, Training and Cost of New Lawyers, While Also Increasing Diversity

Media Law

Few would argue with the proposition that law firm hiring is dysfunctional.

Repost: The American Law Institute’s Restatement Scandal: The Futility of False “Unity”

Music Technology Policy

[Editor Charlie sez: This is a post from 2/6/18 with an update from this week as noted. MTP readers also might want to re-read this post about Spotify lawyer’s gratuitous attack on David Lowery.].

Scottish Parliament To Consider Draft Bill On Defamation

Media Law Prof Blog

The Scottish Parliament is set to consider a draft Defamation bill, the Defamation and Malicious Publication (Scotland) Bill. The drafters intend to codify the treatment of defamation, which is now "spread across several statutes and areas of common law," according

Exclusive: New Video Shows Border Patrol Account of Child’s Death Was No.

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

In Unique Partnership, Two Legal Research Companies to Co-Develop Products

Media Law

In The Godfather Part II , Michael Corleone famously said, “Keep your friends close but your enemies closer.”

Retailer Reminder: FTC Releases Guidance for Social Media Influencers

New Media and Technology Law

With the online shopping season in full swing, the FTC decided that online retailers might benefit from a reminder as to the dos and don’ts for social media influencers. Thus, the FTC released a new guide, “ Disclosures 101 for Social Media Influencers ,” that reiterates its repeated position about the responsibility of “influencers” to disclose “material” connections with brands when endorsing products in online posts.

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Duty of Tech Competence Comes to Canada

Media Law

Ever since 2012, when the American Bar Association amended the Model Rules of Professional Conduct to include a duty of technology competence, adoption has spread across the United States , with 37 states having now formally adopted some version of Model Rule 1.1, Comment 8. But the U.S.

Ravel Cofounder Leaves LexisNexis, Joins Axiom Spin-Off Knowable

Media Law

Nicholas (Nik) Reed was two months out of Stanford Law School when he and classmate Daniel Lewis cofounded the legal research company Ravel Law. Becoming its COO, he helped drive its growth.

Startup Alley Voting Ends Friday; Here Are the Standings So Far

Media Law

Friday is the last day to cast your vote to select the 15 legal technology startups that will participate in the fourth-annual Startup Alley at ABA TECHSHOW 2020.

Chris Hayes On William Barr's ‘Disgusting, Despicable View’ | All In | M.

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Opinion | Black Scholars Are Not ‘Rare Creatures’ - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"LOS ANGELES — In late November, the president of Purdue University, Mitch Daniels, told students that he will soon “be recruiting one of the rarest creatures in America — a leading, I mean a really leading, African-American scholar.” Creatures?” a student asked. Come on.” “It’s

Adam Schiff speaks after House Democrats release impeachment report

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Sex tourism in The Gambia | What Gambians think about sex tourism in the.

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AG Barr Questions Findings From IG Report | Morning Joe | MSNBC. The most crooked Attorney General since John Mitchell during the Nixon Administration. He has lied and perjured himself repeatedly and now this continued thuggery.

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Republican Gangster Conspiracy

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The True Story Behind ‘The Irishman’

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Lawyer Examines Impeachment Defenses (Real Law Review)

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Illegal vs. impeachable: What’s the difference?

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Joe: This case hits the four corners of what founders wrote on impeachment

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Rosa Parks statue unveiled in Montgomery on 64th anniversary of refusing her bus seat | WSB-TV

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Rosa Parks statue unveiled in Montgomery on 64th anniversary of refusing her bus seat | WSB-TV

Why three men spent 36 years in prison for a crime they didn’t commit Alfred Chestnut, Ransom Watkins and Andrew Stewart were exonerated after evidence proved their innocence in what was real-life episode of The Wire

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

“It was an episode straight out of The Wire, complete with police corruption, evidence suppression and wrongful imprisonment. Only, this was reality for three men in Baltimore. For many years, police records containing evidence that cleared three men of murder were sealed off in a white envelope bearing the logo of the police department of Baltimore and the words: “Police Emergency Only: Not to be opened for any reason.”

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Trump cannot be investigated, prosecuted or impeached, even if he shoots someone, the president’s lawyers say - The Washington Post

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"No, the following headline is not from the Onion. “In In court hearing, Trump lawyer argues a sitting president would be immune from prosecution even if he were to shoot someone,” The Post reported Wednesday. This is an even more shocking assertion of executive impunity than it initially seems.

Opinion | The American Health Care Industry Is Killing People - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"Yes, transitioning to a more equitable system might eliminate some jobs. But the status quo is morally untenable. Life expectancy continues to rise in other wealthy countries, but not in the United States, researchers just reported.

Opinion | What Kamala Harris’s Campaign Teaches Us - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"It is worth exploring the election system in this country and who benefits from it. Kamala Harris entered the presidential race with a bang. She announced her candidacy on Martin Luther King Day and not only raised $1.5

Pete Souza on throwing ‘shade’ at Trump

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Opinion | Democrats, Don’t Overreach on Impeachment - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"Like Nixon, Trump is accused of many things. But only one matters. The summer of 1998 was not an auspicious time for me to start work as a young White House lawyer.

What if Democrats Have Already Won Back Enough White Working-Class Voters to Win in 2020? Since the 1980s, Democratic candidates have proven that they can win elections while losing whites without a college degree by a significant margin.

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

‘In September, Cook Political Reports elections guru David Wasserman argued that Democrats would be foolish not to court non-college-educated white voters in 2020. That group may make up 45 percent of the electorate nationwide, he wrote, but it represents a majority of the electorate in key battleground states—Wisconsin, New Hampshire, Michigan, Minnesota, and Pennsylvania—and casts almost half of the ballots in North Carolina.

Impeachment: We're drawing near the endgame — and, man, is it gonna get ugly | Salon.com

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

House Judiciary Committee will begin to frame articles of impeachment this week. Republicans won't go quietly "House Democrats said they planned to move quickly on impeachment and it appears they really meant it. It's hard to believe that the process has come this far in just eight weeks, but Nancy Pelosi and the rest of the House leadership seem determined to get this thing over with as soon as possible, so it's rushing toward completion before we can even catch our breath. (