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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/125. AMC TO TAKE OVER SHUTTERED THEATERS FALL OUT FROM CONSENT DECREES CONTINUES IN APPELLATE RULINGCentury Theater Owner’s Negotiation Tactics Approved.

Goldman on How Section 230 Enhances the First Amendment @ericgoldman

Media Law Prof Blog

Eric Goldman, Santa Clara University School of Law, has published How Section 230 Enhances the First Amendment in the American Constitutional Society Issue Brief (2020). Here is the abstract. This Issue Brief explores how Section 230 interacts with the First

E-Discovery Platform RelativityOne Gets Its Next-Generation Interface, Aero UI

Media Law

A year ago at its annual Relativity Fest user conference, the e-discovery company Relativity announced that this year’s Relativity Fest would feature the introduction of a next-generation user interface for its cloud discovery platform RelativityOne.

Thoughtful Presentations of Terms of Use Crucial for Enforceability

New Media and Technology Law

Many online services feature comprehensive terms of use intended to protect their business from various types of risks.

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Reporters Committee For Freedom of the Press Hiring For Legal Fellow, Other Positions @rcfp

Media Law Prof Blog

The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press is hiring immediately for a new legal fellow position that will expand its capacity to better identify, support, and address the legal needs of journalists of color, newsrooms led by people of

Hands On with Lexis+, New Premium Research Service from LexisNexis That Officially Launches Today

Media Law

Two months ago, LexisNexis announcing its planned launch of a premium legal research service, Lexis+ , which it said would take a bold approach to providing legal research, AI-driven analytics and practical guidance within a unified and fully integrated platform.

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Guest Post: Different Approaches with a Common Takeaway Across Legal Tech Incubators/Accelerators

Media Law

The former founder and CEO of litigation platform Allegory Law, Alma Asay is now an evangelist at Litera , where she serves as a legal technology expert and advisor to Litera clients, helping them to bring innovative ways of thinking and practice to life.

SoloSuit, Utah Startup to Help Debtors, Goes National

Media Law

SoloSuit , the Utah-based legal startup that helps consumers respond to debt collection lawsuits, and that originally emerged from LawX , the legal design lab at BYU Law School , is going national.

New Cloud Deposition Platform Offers Real-Time Transcription, HD Video, and Tagging

Media Law

One area of legal practice that may forever be changed by the coronavirus crisis is depositions, as attorneys who long resisted conducting depositions remotely have been forced to adapt. As more depositions go virtual, more technologies emerge to facilitate remote testimony.

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Casetext Brings AI-Driven Brief Drafting to Employment Law

Media Law

Last February, the legal research company Casetext launched Compose , a first-of-its-kind product that uses artificial intelligence to help create the first draft of a litigation brief in a fraction of the time it would normally take.

Five Startups Named Finalists for Clio’s $100K Launch//Code Contest

Media Law

The law practice technology company Clio this week announced the five finalists that will compete for the title of “Best New Integration” and a $100,000 grand prize in the 2020 Launch//Code developer contest.

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The Legaltech Week Live Journalists’ Roundtable Returns Tomorrow

Media Law

We were off last week, but the Legaltech Week journalists’ roundtable returns tomorrow to discuss and dissect the top news stories of the last two weeks. Join us tomorrow, Sept. 18, at 3 p.m. It’s on Zoom and all free, but registration is required.

Our land was taken. But we still hold the knowledge of how to stop mega-fires | Bill Tripp | Opinion | The Guardian

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"Our land was taken. But we still hold the knowledge of how to stop mega-fires The solution to the devastating west coast wildfires is to burn like our Indigenous ancestors have for millennia Bill TrippWed 16 Sep 2020 06.00

Well-Known E-Discovery Professional George Socha Joins Reveal

Media Law

George Socha , cofounder of the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM), the framework that has guided e-discovery since 2005, and who The American Lawyer named an “ E-Discovery Trailblazer ” in 2013, has joined the global e-discovery company Reveal as senior vice president of brand awareness.

"You're Expected to Apologize For Your Blackness." (Black in London).

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In 48 Hours, Colorado's Wild Weather Sets Records For Both Heat And Snow : NPR

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

" Some Colorado residents woke up to something that felt crazy after sweltering through the Labor Day weekend: snow. This roller coaster forecast was "truly something that I've never seen," says assistant state climatologist Becky Bolinger.

Covid-19 Live Updates: C.D.C. Website’s Controversial Testing Guideline Was Not Written by C.D.C. Scientists

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

" Barely half of Americans say they will get a coronavirus vaccine, a new poll finds, down from 72 percent in May. More than 40 percent of school workers are at high risk for severe cases of Covid-19. RIGHT NOW The total number of reported coronavirus cases globally has surpassed 30 million, according to a New York Times database." Covid-19 Live Updates: C.D.C. Website’s Controversial Testing Guideline Was Not Written by C.D.C. Scientists

2020 election stakes for America explained by Dan Rather

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Family of Tamla Horsford, Who Died Attending a Slumber Party in Georgia, Speak Publicly For the First Time

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"The family of Tamla Horsford, a 40-year-old mother of five, is speaking out for the first time about her mysterious death at a 2018 slumber party in Forsyth County, Ga. Horsford, who was the only Black attendee of the slumber party, was found the next day face down in the backyard of the home. Police ruled her death an accident, stating that, under the influence of alcohol, Xanax and marijuana, she must have fallen from a second-story deck of the house.

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Clayton County deputy on leave as sheriff’s office investigates use of force in online video

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

We have to rid ourselves of these ignorant, and just plain dumb, White racist cops. The average IQ of an American cop is 104. We don't need these slow people carrying guns. In addition, police need to live in the communities they serve. We do not need a dumb, occupying army, which is what we have now in Black and brown communities. Clayton County deputy on leave as sheriff’s office investigates use of force in online video

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Trump Pressed for Plasma Therapy. Officials Worry, Is an Unvetted Vaccine Next? New details of how the president has demanded faster action from health agencies help explain the intensifying concern that he could demand pre-Election Day approval of a vaccine.

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Trump Pressed for Plasma Therapy. Officials Worry, Is an Unvetted Vaccine Next? New details of how the president has demanded faster action from health agencies help explain the intensifying concern that he could demand pre-Election Day approval of a vaccine.

How New York City’s Police Unions Embraced Trump The unions’ leadership is mostly white, suburban and Republican, setting it apart from an increasingly diverse police force and the city itself.

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

How New York City’s Police Unions Embraced Trump The unions’ leadership is mostly white, suburban and Republican, setting it apart from an increasingly diverse police force and the city itself. By Alan Feuer Sept. 14, 2020, 3:00 a.m. ET The leader of the Police Benevolent Association, Patrick J.

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Ex-task force member in new video: Trump only cares about reelection. Duh!

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What Is Critical Race Theory and Why Is Trump Afraid of It?

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"What Is Critical Race Theory and Why Is Trump Afraid of It? His attacks are attempt to reach those who repudiate the symbols and premises of white supremacy but worry that anti-racist advocacy can go “too far.”

Biden’s “Despacito” Outreach & Trump’s Disastrous Town Hall | The Daily.

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Jimmy Kimmel Guest Host Samuel L Jackson Airs Cringe-Worthy Trump Hate.

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Trump Blames “Blue States” For COVID Deaths: A Closer Look,

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Trump officials interfered with CDC reports on Covid-19 - POLITICO

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

The politically appointed HHS spokesperson and his team demanded and received the right to review CDC’s scientific reports to health professionals.

Opinion | Trump’s ‘terrific’ health-care plan is so secret his own health advisers don’t know it exists

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Federal judge temporarily blocks USPS operational changes amid concerns about mail slowdowns, election People gather for a demonstration in support of the U.S. Postal Service outside a post office in Cambridge, Mass., on Aug. Brian Snyder/Reuters) By Elise Viebeck and Jacob Bogage September 17, 2020 at 8:33 p.m. EDT A federal judge in Washington state on Thursday granted a request from 14 states to temporarily block operational changes within the U.S.

Trump contradicts and demeans CDC director

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Trump NO Nos Quiere YouTube

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Opinion | Facebook Has Been a Disaster for the World

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

" How much longer are we going to allow its platform to foment hatred and undermine democracy? By Jamelle Bouie Sept. 18, 2020, 5:00 a.m.

“That’s Their Problem”: How Jared Kushner Let the Markets Decide America’s COVID-19 Fate | Vanity Fair

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

" On the evening of Saturday, March 21, a small group of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs, business executives, and venture capitalists gathered in the White House Situation Room to offer their help to the Trump administration as it confronted a harrowing shortage of lifesaving supplies to battle COVID-19.

Barr Told Prosecutors to Consider Sedition Charges for Protest Violence

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Barr Told Prosecutors to Consider Sedition Charges for Protest Violence “Attorney General William P. Barr was also said to have asked prosecutors to explore whether to bring charges against the mayor of Seattle for allowing a police-free protest zone. By Katie Benner Sept.

F.B.I. Director Warns of Russian Interference and White Supremacist Violence

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

F.B.I. Director Warns of Russian Interference and White Supremacist Violence Testimony by Christopher A. Wray contradicted efforts by President Trump and other officials to downplay the threats. By Zolan Kanno-Youngs Published Sept. 17, 2020 Updated Sept. 18, 2020, 5:09 a.m.