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Special Episode: Iancu v. Brunetti (USSC deals with FUCT trademark)

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 [link]. Here's what we talked about. Iancau v. Brunetti-SCOTU S. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - The post Special Episode: Iancu v. Brunetti (USSC deals with FUCT trademark) originally appeared on Entertainment Law Offices of Gordon P. Firemark.

Frohock on The Law as Uncopyrightable @frohock_c

Media Law Prof Blog

Christina Frohock, University of Miami School of Law, is publishing The Law as Uncopyrightable: Merging Idea and Expression Within the Eleventh Circuit’s Analysis of 'Law-Like' Writing, in volume 73 of the University of Miami Law Review (2019). Here is the

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For Solo and Small Firm Lawyers, Earnings Drop, Gender Gap Persists

Media Law

A survey of earnings of solo and small-firm attorneys in the United States finds that the average attorney’s compensation dropped last year, while a wide gender gap persists.

Chris Cuomo TURNED Ivanka Trump into a FOOL for Her Stupidity becomes a.

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New California Court Decisions Showcase Robust CDA Immunity

New Media and Technology Law

Three recent court decisions reaffirm the expansive immunity awarded to online providers that host third-party content under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (“CDA”), 47 U.S.C. § 230(c): California’s Superior Court decision in Murphy v. Twitter, Inc. , CGC-19-573712 (Cal. Super. June 12, 2019), and the Northern District of California’s decisions Brittain v. Twitter, Inc. , 19-00114 (N.D. June 10, 2019), and Fyk v. Facebook, Inc. , 18-05159 (N.D. June 18, 2019).

Mass Shootings, U.S. Society, and the Media @center4inquiry @BTRadford

Media Law Prof Blog

From Benjamin Radford and the Center for Inquiry (CFI): a three part series on mass shootings, U.S. society, and the media. Part 1: How Common Are Mass Shootings? Part 2: Who Are Mass Shooters? Mass Shooter Demographics Part 3: Mass

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The First (or Second?) Legal Blog Turns 20 Today

Media Law

Congratulations to Walter Olson, whose popular blog on reforming the American civil justice system, Overlawyered , turns 20 today. The blog, which Olson notes is “often named the oldest law blog,” published its first post on July 1, 1999. I’m not sure about the “often named” part of his comment, but I do know that I once named Olson first in a post back in 2007, Who Was the First Legal Blogger?

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More on CBD – FDA Taking Comments on the Production, Sale and Marketing Through July 16

Broadcast Law Blog

We have written several articles (see our articles here and here ) about the regulation of CBD and the risks inherent in the broadcast of advertisements for these products. CBD is in a legal limbo, as the Farm Act of 2018 took hemp products with less than.3% THC off the list of prohibited drugs on Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act, but the production of these products is still subject to rules that have not yet been written by the USDA.

Bosland on Restraining "Extraneous" Prejudicial Publicity

Media Law Prof Blog

Jason John Bosland, University of Melbourne, Centre for Media and Communications Law, is publishing Restraining 'Extraneous' Prejudicial Publicity: Victoria and New South Wales Compared in volume 41 of the University of New South Wales Law Journal (2018). Here is the

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Who Owns the Law? SCOTUS Case Could Shape Innovation in Legal Research

Media Law

May a state assert copyright in the publication of its legal materials? That is the issue presented in a case that the Supreme Court will review next term. Its outcome could shape the future of innovation in legal research and the public’s right of access to the laws that govern them.

'Happy hunting!' Immigration agents swapped cheery messages about raids, records reveal | US news | The Guardian

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"US immigration officials planning countrywide raids targeting thousands of undocumented immigrants wrote cheerful messages about the potential arrests, wishing one another “Happy hunting!”, jokingly calling the initiative “Operation Super Epic Mega”, and saying the work was “fun”, records show.

FCC Adopts Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Review EEO Rules

Broadcast Law Blog

When the FCC initiated its most recent EEO audits , we mentioned that the Commission was planning a rulemaking to review the effectiveness of its EEO rules for broadcasting and multi-channel video operators. The FCC’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking seeking to review these rules has now been released.

ICYMI: Data Protection and Privacy: The Internet of Bodies (Hart, 2018) @hartpublishing

Media Law Prof Blog

ICYMI: Data Protection and Privacy: The Internet of Bodies (Ronald Leenes, Rosamunde van Brakel, Serge Gutwirth, and Paul De Hert, eds., Hart Publishing, 2018). Here from the publisher's website is a description of the book's contents. The subjects of Privacy

‘Nothing Prepares You for the Inhumanity of It’

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"At a visit to Border Patrol facilities this week, the freshman congresswoman Madeleine Dean of Pennsylvania met weeping women and exchanged notes with detained children.

Opinion | The Immigration Crisis Is Corrupting the Nation

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"By The Editorial BoardJuly 1, 2019 Border agents who demeaned migrants on Facebook have exacerbated a grim situation.

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Inside the Secret Border Patrol Facebook Group Where Agents Joke About Migrant Deaths and Post Sexist Memes — ProPublica. America The Fascist State

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"The three-year-old group, which has roughly 9,500 members, shared derogatory comments about Latina lawmakers who plan to visit a controversial Texas detention facility on Monday, calling them “scum buckets” and “hoes.” ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power.

Ocasio-Cortez visits border facility: 'I was not safe'

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Florida jury convicts cop in on-duty shooting for first time in 30 years

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The Battle for School Busing | Retro Report | The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

'I Know Law Bro.': Man Chased Away Cop Who Had Illegally Detained A Y.

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Warehouses: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

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Alabamians Defend Arrest of Woman Whose Fetus Died in Shooting

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"PLEASANT GROVE, Ala. — In the days since police officers arrested Marshae Jones, saying she had started a fight that resulted in her unborn baby getting fatally shot, the hate mail has poured in. “I I will encourage all U.S.

Biden Is Lying About His Opposition To Busing

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Ilhan Omar Trans Dance Party Celebration

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Biden letters reveal he resisted this desegregation tactic. Exclusive letters obtained by CNN show Joe Biden resisted mandated busing to desegregate schools during his time in Congress. CNN's Jeff Zeleny reports.

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Trump Jr. sparks 'birther conspiracy' of Kamala Harris

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Senator Kamala Harris V. Joe Biden Draws Criticism And Praise. | The Las.

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How US Meddling in Central America Created the Modern Day Border Crisis.

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Sen. Kamala Harris: Joe Biden And I Just Have A Difference Of Opinion |.

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Elena Kagan Wrote a Powerful Condemnation of the Court’s Gerrymandering Decision

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Joe Biden’s record on school desegregation busing, explained - Vox

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"The second round of the first Democratic primary debates on Thursday included a revealing — and at times tense — discussion of race between several candidates. But a defining moment was when Sen.

Opinion | It’s the Cruelty, Stupid

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"By Charles M. BlowJuly 3, 2019 There are tanks in the nation’s capital and concentration camps on its border. The slide of this nation into a nearly unrecognizable state continues unabated. Donald Trump is recreating America in his own image: an abominable one. He brags about trading valentines with the ruthless North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, saying at a political rally in September: “I was really being tough. And so was he. And we’d go back and forth. And then we fell in love, O.K.?

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Reports show poor migrant conditions are widespread, worse than Trump administration says. And no movement towards impeachment.

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Reports show poor migrant conditions are widespread, worse than Trump administration says

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A Police Shooting Gives the Lie to Buttigieg’s Campaign Narrative. "Black voters are wary of Mayor Pete, for good reasons.

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"Black voters are wary of Mayor Pete, for good reasons. Living and working as a lawyer in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, I have followed the changes that Israel has been making to the laws in force there since the late 1970s.

July Regulatory Dates for Broadcasters – Quarterly Issues Programs and Children’s Television Reports, Renewal Announcements, Copyright Filings, EAS, EEO and More

Broadcast Law Blog

July is an important month for regulatory filings – even though it is one of those months with no FCC submissions tied to any license renewal dates. Instead, quarterly obligations arise this month, the most important of which will have an impact in the ongoing license renewal cycle that began in June (see last month’s update on regulatory dates, here ).

‘Forced busing’ didn’t fail. Desegregation is the best way to improve our schools. Biden Lied In The Debate

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Biden Lied In The Debate Biden Lied In The Debate "While much has been said about the failure of busing, it’s time to move beyond this myth. In one of the most famous examples of court-ordered desegregation, Boston began busing students between white and black neighborhoods in 1974, sparking violent white protests and boycotts by white students. White families fled to the suburbs.

Joe Biden’s record on school desegregation busing, explained - Vox

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"The second round of the first Democratic primary debates on Thursday included a revealing — and at times tense — discussion of race between several candidates. But a defining moment was when Sen. Kamala Harris took former Vice President Joe Biden to task over his recent comments about segregationist senators, as well as his opposition to using federally mandated busing to racially integrate schools in the 1970s. She pointed directly to how it affected her life as a young child.