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ILTA Reveals Final Attendance Numbers for Its Hybrid ILTACON

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Much uncertainty surrounded attendance at this years ILTACON , the annual conference of the International Legal Technology Association, and the first hybrid version of the conference, as the rise in the Delta variant of COVID-19 cause some to reconsider in-person attendance.

Censorship Without Borders: The Second Great Takeaway

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Let’s be honest–Prince Charles is not the sharpest tool in the shed. But every now and then he gets it right and he couldn’t have been more correct than in his notes on what he called “The Handover of Hong Kong or the Great Chinese Takeaway.”

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The Happiest Episode On Earth

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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/136. APPEALS COURT REVIEWS CASE OVER “BARE NECESSITIES” AGAINST DISNEY QUICK TAKE: INSIDE OUT SPARKS ANOTHER LAWSUIT, THIS TIME IN CANADA SCARLETT JOHANSSON SUES DISNEY OVER SIMULTANEOUS RELEASE JUDGE EVALUATES USE OF 9/11 FOOTAGE IN FILMS.

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Henricksen on Disinformation and the First Amendment: Fraud on the Public

Media Law Prof Blog

Wes Henricksen, Barry University School of Law, has published Disinformation and the First Amendment: Fraud on the Public. Here is the abstract. If one deceives another in a manner that profits the deceiver and harms the victim, it is fraud

LawPay Looks to Expand Beyond Payments, While Staying True To Core Mission, New CEO Says In Interview

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Last month, AffiniPay , parent of the popular legal payments platform LawPay , named Dru Armstrong as its new CEO.

It’s All About the Stock: Tone deaf Spotify Insiders Vote for Stock Buyback to Juice Their Share Price While Congress Questions Streaming Payola — @ArtistRights Watch

Music Technology Policy

Spotify announced a second billion dollar stock buy back last week which means they have $1 billion in free cash that they will spend, not for paying artists, not for paying songwriters, but to juice their stock price and make Spotify insiders and senior employees richer still.

This Week in Regulation for Broadcasters: August 14, 2021 to August 20, 2021

Broadcast Law Blog

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. Two Federal Register notices set dates for changes to the FCC’s EAS rules.

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LawNext: Reregulation of Legal Services – A Panel of Five Leading Experts Discuss

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There may be no more critical issue facing the legal profession than reregulation of legal services.

Giuliani Associate's Guilty Plea Likely Sends Chill Through Parts Of Tru.

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Guest Post: Beating the Alternative – Why The Billable Hour is the Truest Representation of Cost

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The billable hour has been unfairly painted as the villain of law firm pricing, when in fact opacity is the issue. Guest Post By Nicholas d’Adhemar , Founder and CEO, Apperio. A while back I had a contractor out to my home to quote some remodeling work.

Targeting Midsized Firms, Practice Management Platform Centerbase Receives ‘Significant’ Growth-Equity Investment

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Centerbase , a Dallas-based company providing legal practice management software for mid-sized law firms , has received a growth equity investment from Mainsail Partners , a growth equity firm that invests exclusively in fast-growing, bootstrapped software companies.

iManage CEO Neil Araujo: ‘Making Knowledge Work is Why We Exist’

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It has been quite a journey for the document management company iManage. Cofounded in 1995 by Neil Araujo and Rafiq Mohammadi , it was acquired in 2003 by Interwoven for $171 million. In 2009, Autonomy acquired Interwoven for $775 million, and then in 2011 Hewlett Packard purchased Autonomy for $11.1

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Newly Published: Having Your Say: Threats to Free Speech in the 21st Century (J. R. Shackleton, ed., IEA, 2021) @iealondon

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Shackleton, Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA); Westminster Business School; University of Buckingham, is the editor of Having Your Say: Threats to Free Speech in the 21st Century (IEA, 2021). Here is the abstract. Free speech is, with free

The Forceful Removal of Black People From Their Homes In Namibia(Katutura)!

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Europe’s Stolen African Art

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Anti-mask mandate and foolish Georgia Governor Brian Kemp has precipitated a statewide crisis within his utter ignorance and just plain stupidity

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In the South, We Are Fighting Covid. And Our Own Elected Officials.

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In the South, We Are Fighting Covid. And Our Own Elected Officials. 23, 2021, 5:00 a.m. ET David Goldman/Associated Press “By Margaret Renkl Ms. Renkl is a contributing Opinion writer who covers flora, fauna, politics and culture in the American South.

OPINION CHARLES M. BLOW Chocolate Chip Cities

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Chocolate Chip Cities Aug. 22, 2021 Vincent Tullo for The New York Times “The term “inner city” has long been used as a derisive euphemism for Black — poor, blighted and in distress. But many inner cities in the North and West are becoming less and less Black because Black people are moving out.

Afghanistan: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

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Chris Hayes on the GOP response to the Afghanistan withdrawal

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Chris Hayes on the GOP response to the Afghanistan withdrawal

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Sirhan Sirhan, convicted of Robert F. Kennedy assassination, seeks parole with no opposition from prosecutors

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

I will never forget listening to this assassination, live on the radio as I waited for the 1968, California primary results to come in. We were hoping a victory here would clinch the nomination for Bobby Kennedy. Instead we heard Rosie grab the gun. Bobby was shot and died the next day. Sirhan Sirhan, convicted of Robert F.

DeSantis' Covid policy in Florida could backfire

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DeSantis' Covid policy in Florida could backfire Aug. 27, 2021, 5:52 AM EDT / Updated Aug. 27, 2021, 1:22 PM EDT "UPDATE (Aug. 27, 2021, 1:20 p.m. ET): A Florida state judge struck down Gov. Ron DeSantis' ban on mask mandates on Friday, arguing that school districts have the right to set mask policies. Florida Gov.