Sat.Oct 19, 2019 - Fri.Oct 25, 2019

20 Questions Sidebar: “Frozen Mechanicals” and The Importance of Advocacy

Music Technology Policy

There is a certain Truman Show aspect to songwriter royalties–the government sets the royalty rates, not arms length negotiation.

Kendrick on The Book Has Two Faces: Trevor Ross's Writing in Public @lckendrick @uvalaw

Media Law Prof Blog

Leslie Kendrick, University of Virginia School of Law, is publishing The Book Has Two Faces: Trevor Ross's Writing in Public: Literature and the Liberty of the Press in Eighteenth Century Britain in Critical Analysis of Law: An International & Interdisciplinary

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Breaking: ABA Journal Names New Publisher/Editor

Media Law

The ABA Journal has a new publisher and editor-in-chief, according to sources familiar with the hiring. He is John O’Brien , a journalist who has held a number of reporting and editing roles in the Chicago area.

Republicans Can’t Defend Trump’s Corrupt Abuses of Power: A Closer Look

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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UK Official Investigating PledgeMusic Directors, Asks the Public for Information

Music Technology Policy

Don’t believe the headlines–just because there’s no money for artists from the PledgeMusic bankruptcy does not mean that the story is over. It just means that justice is going to take longer.

Elau on the Laws Impacting on Freedom of Expression in Uganda, 2019 @elauemm

Media Law Prof Blog

Emmanuel Elau, Uganda Christian University Faculty of Law, has published The Laws Impacting on Freedom of Expression in Uganda, 2019. Here is the abstract. Freedom of expression in Uganda is a fairly contentious area. The Constitution of Uganda, 1995 provides

Clio Announces 35 New Integration Partners, from AppearMe to ZorroSign

Media Law

Jack Newton, the cofounder and CEO of practice management company Clio , describes his vision for the company as becoming the operating system of law — a point he reiterated yesterday during his keynote that opened the Clio Cloud Conference in San Diego.

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Warrantless Retrieval of Electronic Automobile Data Held to Be Unreasonable Search – Ruling Points to Private Nature of Digital Data Collected in Today’s World

New Media and Technology Law

The Georgia Supreme Court ruled that the retrieval of electronic automobile data from an electronic data recording device (e.g., airbag control modules) without a warrant at the scene of a fatal collision was a search and seizure that implicates the Fourth Amendment, regardless of any reasonable expectations of privacy. Mobley v. State , No. S18G1546 (Ga. 21, 2019)).

Westling on Whether Deep Fakes Are a Shallow Concern @jeffreywestling

Media Law Prof Blog

Jeffrey Westling, R Street Institute, has published Are Deep Fakes a Shallow Concern? A Critical Analysis of the Likely Societal Reaction to Deep Fakes. Here is the abstract. Deep fakes, a class of AI generated audio-visual materials designed to appear

At #ClioCloud9, Clio Announces New Features and a New Mobile App

Media Law

At the Clio Cloud Conference in San Diego today, Clio announced new features for its practice management platform and a new app for mobile devices.

Opinion | Why Did Republicans Storm the Capitol? They’re Running Out of Options - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"Why Did Republicans Storm the Capitol? They’re Running Out of Options By The Editorial Board Oct. 23, 2019 As more testimony is disclosed, it becomes clearer that President Trump’s only defense against impeachment is to distract from the facts. Around 10 a.m.

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USPS Issues Stamp In Honor of Gwen Ifill

Media Law Prof Blog

Via Judy Woodruff and Kevin Madden, the United States Postal Service announces that it is issuing a new Forever Stamp honoring the late journalist Gwen Ifill. More here from the USPS website

Schragger on Unconstitutional Government Speech @UVALaw

Media Law Prof Blog

Richard Schragger, University of Virginia School of Law, has published Unconstitutional Government Speech as Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2019-56. Here is the abstract.

Kendrick on Miami Herald v. Tornillo: Freedom of Speech for Whom? @lckendrick @UVALaw

Media Law Prof Blog

Leslie Kendrick, University of Virginia School of Law, is pubblishing Miami Herald V. Tornillo: Freedom of Speech for Whom? in Painting Constitutional Law (forthcoming). Here is the abstract. This piece is part of a forthcoming volume entitled Painting Constitutional Law

Republicans Storm Impeachment Hearing After Bombshell Testimony: A Close.

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Chaos as Republicans storm impeachment inquiry deposition - YouTube

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Chaos as Republicans storm impeachment inquiry deposition - YouTube

Ukraine Envoy Testifies Trump Linked Military Aid to Investigations - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Today's testimony seals the deal. WASHINGTON — William B. Taylor Jr.,

Lindsey Graham defends Trump's 'lynching' tweet

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'It's where we come from': the River People in Mexico left without a river | Environment | The Guardian

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"They are called the River People, but they no longer have a river. Inocencia González is the traditional tribal elder of the Cucapá – the River People – in northern Mexico.

Democrats Slow Impeachment Timeline to Sharpen Their Public Case - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Finally some common sense, public hearings.

The lost river: Mexicans fight for mighty waterway taken by the US | Environment | The Guardian

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"The temperature is rising toward 45C (113F) as young brothers Daniel and Dilan Rodríguez skip towards a bridge over the Colorado River in the Mexican border town of San Luis Río Colorado. But there is no water flowing through the channel of one of the world’s mightiest waterways.

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Adam Schiff REVEALS shocking Evidence about Barr's treason acts to help.

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Impeachment Process, Lukewarm Coffee

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I'll do everything I'm required to do by law': Pompeo on whether he will testify | ABC News This interview illustrates the central importance of the First Amendment to the US Constitution. "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances."

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LSC’s $4.2M in Technology Grants Illustrate How Tech is Driving Access to Justice

Media Law

For all the talk about using technology to enhance access to justice, it puts things in perspective to see tangible examples. One of the best sources of such examples is the annual set of Technology Initiative Grants awarded by the Legal Services Corporation. Established in 2000, the TIG program distributes grants annual to LSC-funded legal aid organizations around the country.

BYU’s LawX Partners with Wilson Sonsini and SixFifty to Tackle Asylum through Design Thinking

Media Law

I have written a number of times here about the innovative LawX lab at BYU Law , in which students use design thinking to tackle issues in access to justice. The lab has already produced two notable applications: SoloSuit , an award-winning online tool to help self-represented people who have been sued for debt, and Hello Landlord , an online tenant-landlord communication tool designed to reduce evictions.

Free Webinar Tomorrow: Why Self-Service Is Critical To The Future Of Legal Departments

Media Law

Tomorrow at 1 p.m. Eastern time, I am moderating a free webinar, Why Self-Service Is Critical To The Future Of Legal Departments , sponsored by Everlaw and Above the Law. We will look at how legal departments, in the face of heightened client expectation, are exploring self-service technologies in order to provide services more efficiently and at lower cost, without compromising on quality.

(3) Duke Ellington - Liberian Suite - Dance No. 1 (1947) - YouTube

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

(3) Duke Ellington - Liberian Suite - Dance No. 1 (1947) - YouTube

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McConnell says he didn't tell President Trump the Ukraine call was 'innocent'

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

McConnell says he didn't tell President Trump the Ukraine call was 'innocent

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See impeachment smoking gun go off: aide says Trump led bribery plot

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Opening Statement of Ambassador William B. Taylor – October 22, 2019 Mr. Chairman, I appreciate the opportunity to appear today to provide my perspective on the events that are the subject of the Committees’ inquiry. My sole purpose is to provide the Committees with my views about the strategic importance of Ukraine to the United States as well as additional information about the incidents in question. I have dedicated my life to serving U.S.

Trump's 'worst day' yet: Reagan aide says new evidence make Trump 'impeachable'

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Trump's 'worst day' yet: Reagan aide says new evidence make Trump 'impeachable

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Turning point? Key Republicans open to impeaching Trump

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Amidst Trump’s top Republican ally, Lindsay Graham, saying he would support impeachment if more evidence of a quid pro quo was revealed, President Trump is begging for his GOP allies to be ‘tougher’ and ‘fight’ against impeachment. Reason Magazine’s Matt Welch argues Graham’s ‘wobbling’ comments about impeachment are ‘significant’ and show signs of ‘possible weakness’ within the party’s stance on impeachment. Turning point? Key Republicans open to impeaching Trump

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'Phony emoluments clause': Trump belittles Article I, Section 9, Paragraph 8 of U.S. Constitution

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Phony emoluments clause': Trump belittles Article I, Section 9, Paragraph 8 of U.S. Constitution