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Songwriters and Publishers Ask the MLC: Where’s my money?

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If anyone connected to The Mechanical Licensing Collective, Inc.

Pandemic-Related Legal Ethics Opinions: A Compendium

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The pandemic has raised a number of ethical issues for lawyers and resulted in the issuance of several ethics opinions addressing those issues.

Bhagwat on Whether Platforms Have Editorial Rights @JournalSpeech

Media Law Prof Blog

Ashutosh Avinash Bhagwat, University of California, Davis, School of Law, has published Do Platforms Have Editorial Rights? at 1 Journal of Free Speech Law 97 (2021). Here is the abstract. Social media today plays a central, albeit vexing and divisive

Looking at the Court Decision Which Led to the Shuttering of Locast’s Retransmission of Local TV on the Internet

Broadcast Law Blog

In recent weeks, decisions of a US District Court judge in the Southern District of New York led to the suspension of service by the Internet streaming company Locast, which built its business on streaming local television stations generally without obtaining the consent of TV stations or the copyright holders in the programs they broadcast.

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Man With Covid Changes Mind About Vaccine Just Before Dying

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On LawNext: Fred Rooney, the Father of Legal Incubators, On Helping Young Lawyers ‘Do Well to Do Good’

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?. The ABA Journal dubbed Fred Rooney the father of legal incubators. He developed the first incubator in 2007 at City University of New York Law School, spawning the launch of some 70 incubators in the years since, many with Fred’s guidance or based on his model.

McGeorge Law Partners with LexBlog to Launch Publishing Portal for Faculty, Staff and Alumni

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There was a time when the central focus of law school publishing was the law review. But over the years, as more law school professors, staff and alumni launched blogs, they have become a more essential medium for keeping up with legal news, trends and critical thinking.

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How It Works: PracticePanther, Cloud-Based Law Practice Management Software

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On this episode of How It Works : PracticePanther , a leading cloud-based law practice management software solution that serves tens of thousands of legal professionals in 170 countries.

Aderant Unveils Benchmarking Tool for E-Billing; First Product from Its Newly Launched Intelligence Group

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Aderant , a global provider of business management software for law firms, is today unveiling a benchmarking tool for law firm billing that is the first product to emerge from the newly minted Aderant Intelligence group. .

The Return of FCC Form 395B?  – The FCC Looks at Reviving Reports on the Race and Gender of Broadcast Employees

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Comments are due on September 30 on the FCC’s Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking looking to bring back some form of the old FCC Form 395B , the Annual Employment Report. That form required broadcasters to report on the racial and gender make-up of their workforce in various employment categories.

This Week in Regulation for Broadcasters:  September 11, 2021 to September 17, 2021

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Here are some of the regulatory developments of significance to broadcasters from the last week, with links to where you can go to find more information as to how these actions may affect your operations.

True Idiot: Ted Cruz Blasted By Voting Expert As He Tries To Trick Her W.

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Ted Cruz asks question at hearing and IMMEDIATELY regrets it

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High Covid Hospitalizations Have Delayed Elective Surgeries - The New York Times

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‘I Just Cry All the Time’: Non-Covid Patients Despair Over Delayed Care "In areas inundated with coronavirus patients, hospitals have postponed treatments and surgeries for people with other serious conditions. 22, 2021 Updated 4:13 a.m. ET Paul McAlvain, 41, at OHSU Hospital in Portland, Ore.,

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It’s Not the Left That’s Causing Biden Problems

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It’s Not the Left That’s Causing Biden Problems Sept. 21, 2021, 5:00 a.m. ET Christopher Lee for The New York Times.” If President Biden’s “Build Back Better” bill dies in Congress, it will be because moderate Democrats killed it.

Their Baby Died in the Hospital. Then Came the $257,000 Bill. A New York family had good health insurance. But the bills for their daughter’s care started showing up and kept coming.

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Their Baby Died in the Hospital. Then Came the $257,000 Bill. A New York family had good health insurance. But the bills for their daughter’s care started showing up and kept coming. 21, 2021, 3:00 a.m.

Their Baby Died in the Hospital. Then Came the $257,000 Bill. A New York family had good health insurance. But the bills for their daughter’s care started showing up and kept coming.

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Their Baby Died in the Hospital. Then Came the $257,000 Bill. A New York family had good health insurance. But the bills for their daughter’s care started showing up and kept coming. 21, 2021, 3:00 a.m.

How This “Untouchable” From India’s Lowest Caste Ended Up At Harvard [FU.

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Randall Kennedy — Say It Loud!: On Race, Law, History, and Culture - with Representitive Raskin. Maybe Randall Kennedy is finally starting to wake up a little from his long willfully naive slumber,

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In Flint, Michigan, effects from the clean water crisis remain - Washington Post

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Afghans Somber but Not Surprised as U.S. Calls Drone Strike a ‘Tragic Mistake’ - The New York Times

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Afghans Somber but Not Surprised as U.S. Calls Drone Strike a ‘Tragic Mistake’ "Afghans expressed a familiar anger at the Pentagon’s admission that an attack killing 10 civilians was a mistake, one of many such errors during the 20-year war. 18, 2021, 11:22 a.m.

Pentagon acknowledges Aug. 29 drone strike in Afghanistan was a tragic mistake that killed 10 civilians.

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Pentagon acknowledges Aug. 29 drone strike in Afghanistan was a tragic mistake that killed 10 civilians. 17, 2021 The US Pentagon finally admits it has been lying for a week about the fatal drone strike in Afghanistan which murdered 10 people including 7 children.

Covid-19 live updates U.S. reported deaths surpass toll of 1918 flu pandemic

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Covid-19 live updates U.S. reported deaths surpass toll of 1918 flu pandemi c A self inflicted wound my willfully ignorant people who are putting the rest of us in danger. People walk through the flags of the 'In America: Remember' public art installation, which commemorates all the Americans who have died due to covid-19, near the Washington Monument on Sept. 19, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Al

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Haitian immigrants gathered at southern border advocated for by Rep. Ilhan Omar

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Haitian immigrants gathered at southern border advocated for by Rep. Ilhan Omar

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Opinion: If Republicans can’t get behind an issue as fundamental as voting, Democrats must push through their bill

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Opinion: If Republicans can’t get behind an issue as fundamental as voting, Democrats must push through their bill Editorial Board Tabletop voting booths are stored at the Allegheny County Election Division's warehouse in Pittsburgh in June 2020. Gene J. Puskar/AP) A group of Democrats has released the Freedom to Vote Act , a substantially pared-down version of the major voting legislation that Republicans successfully filibustered over the summer.

What to know about the FDA's decision on Pfizer booster shots

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What to know about the FDA's decision on Pfizer booster shots

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Trump, Republicans and white evangelicals are forming a powerful trifecta Evangelicalism is not only about a cultural whiteness; it’s also about a political whiteness.

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Trump, Republicans and white evangelicals are forming a powerful trifecta Evangelicalism is not only about a cultural whiteness; it’s also about a political whiteness. Anthea Butler is a professor of religious studies and Africana studies at the University of Pennsylvania.

Mary Trump: 'We Really Dodged A Bullet'

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Haiti Protests Mass U.S. Deportation of Migrants to Country in Crisis Haiti migration officials have asked the United States for a “humanitarian moratorium” even as they receive the first returnees from Texas. “Will we have enough to feed these people?”

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Haiti Protests Mass U.S. Deportation of Migrants to Country in Crisis “Haiti migration officials have asked the United States for a “humanitarian moratorium” even as they receive the first returnees from Texas. Will we have enough to feed these people?” Published Sept. 19, 2021 Updated Sept.

Herd Immunity: Covid Deaths Devouring the South Are No Accident | The Nation

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Herd Immunity: Covid Deaths Devouring the South Are No Accident "For Scott Atlas, as for Republican governors like Ron DeSantis, Greg Abbott, Tate Reeves, and Kay Ivey, the human cost of our shredded public health system is a feature, not a bug.

Deported by U.S., Haitians Are in Shock: ‘I Don’t Know This Country’ Haitians who lived abroad for years have been returned to a country in crisis that they barely recognize — often, they say, without a hearing.

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Deported by U.S., Haitians Are in Shock: ‘I Don’t Know This Country’ Is this Biden or is this Trump? For these brutalized Haitians there is not difference. Just another White man in power with no regards for their humanity or rights.

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Crowded camps, garbage piles, extreme heat: migrants in Texas face unlivable conditions

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Crowded camps, garbage piles, extreme heat: migrants in Texas face unlivable conditions Gloria Oladipo A boy bathes himself with a jug of water at a migrant camp in Del Rio, Texas. Many are from Haiti, fleeing political turmoil after their president’s assassination and earthquake destruction.

Homeland security officials will investigate after images show agents on horseback grabbing migrants, Mayorkas says - The Washington Post

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Homeland security officials will investigate after images show agents on horseback grabbing migrants, Mayorkas says A U.S. Border Patrol agent on horseback tries to stop a Haitian migrant in Del Rio, Tex., on Sept. Paul Ratje/AFP/Getty Images) "Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas traveled Monday to the makeshift camp in Del Rio, Tex.,