Sat.Apr 27, 2019 - Fri.May 03, 2019

McKenna on Dilution and Free Speech in the U.S.--Reprise @markpmckenna

Media Law Prof Blog

Mark P. McKenna, Notre Dame Law School, has published Dilution and Free Speech in the U.S., Reprise. Here the abstract. This Chapter address the topic of trademark dilution — the additional protection granted to famous trademarks under United States (U.S.

Illinois Bar Launches Site to Aggregate and Highlight Members’ Blogs

Media Law

The Illinois State Bar Association today formally launched Illinois Lawyer Now , a first-of-its-kind bar portal that aggregates content from members’ legal blogs together with original ISBA content.

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20 Questions for New Artists Part 1: Bank Accounts/Tax Returns/Accountants

Music Technology Policy

For the next few weeks, we’re going to post updated sections from the article “20 Questions for New Artists” by Chris Castle and Amy Mitchell which has been posted various places. This doesn’t constitute legal advice, or any intent to form the attorney-client relationship. (If If you miss an installment, try searching this blog for “20 Questions for New Artists” ).

The Coming Subpoena Fights Between Trump and Congress, Explained - The New York Times

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"WASHINGTON — Attorney General William P. Barr defied on Thursday a deadline imposed by a congressional subpoena to provide lawmakers with the full-text Mueller report. President Trump, meanwhile, has vowed to resist “all” subpoenas issued by House Democrats in their oversight investigations.

The UK's White Paper on Online Harms

Media Law Prof Blog

Via the Index on Censorship: the Online Harms White Paper, published by the UK Government's Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport and the Secretary of State for the Home Department. Here is a link to the Executive

Guest Post: Not All Legal Analytics Tools Are Created Equal

Media Law

[Editor’s note: Recently, i had a conversation with Josh Becker , chairman of Lex Machina and head of legal analytics at LexisNexis , about the fast-growing area of litigation analytics. Becker made the case that not all analytics products on the market are created equal.

20 Questions for New Artists Part 2: Performing Rights Society Affiliation

Music Technology Policy

[For the next few weeks, we’re going to post updated sections from the article “20 Questions for New Artists” by Chris Castle and Amy Mitchell which has been posted various places. This doesn’t constitute legal advice, or any intent to form the attorney-client relationship. (If If you miss an installment, try searching this blog for “20 Questions for New Artists”.)]. There is a bit of strategy involved with affiliating with a songwriter performing rights society in the United States.

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Kozak on Canadian Radio Policy and the Moose Jaw Radio Association, 1922-1947 @NadineKozak @AndreaEidinger

Media Law Prof Blog

Nadine Kozak, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, has published Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf? Canadian Radio Policy and the Moose Jaw Radio Association, 1922-1947, 25 Media History 163 (2016). Here is the abstract. Early Canadian radio broadcasting policy privileged

In Memoriam: Richard Zorza, Impassioned Advocate and Blogger on A2J and Legal Tech

Media Law

Richard Zorza once wrote that, after his death, he would continue to blog from hell. I would not be surprised if Richard, who died April 13 at the age of 69, is still blogging somewhere, but I am quite certain it isn’t hell. On my short list of must-read blogs, Richard’s Access to Justice Blog was at the top.

Lipton on Whether Literary Agents Are Really Fiduciaries

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Jacqueline D. Lipton, University of Pittsburgh Law School, is publishing Are Literary Agents (Really) Fiduciaries? in volume 86 of the Tennessee Law Review (2019). Here is the abstract. 2018 was a big year for “bad agents” in the publishing world

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NetDocuments Rolls Out SetBuilder, for Creating Document Sets for Deals, Litigation and More

Media Law

Last November, the document management company NetDocuments announced that it had acquired Closing Room , a deal-management application developed by the Am Law 200 financial services law firm Chapman and Cutler.

Pollicino on Judicial Protection of Fundamental Rights in the Transition from the World of Atoms to the Word of Bits @OrestePoliicino

Media Law Prof Blog

Oreste Pollicno, Bocconi University, Department of Law, has published Judicial Protection of Fundamental Rights in the Transition from the World of Atoms to the Word of Bits: The Case of Freedom of Speech at 25 European Law Journal 155 (2019

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Nancy Pelosi: Not Honoring Subpoenas Is Obstruction Of Justice | MSNBC

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Joe Biden: "I Like Dick Cheney"

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Ilhan Omar Full Speech: Trump’s Attacks on Me Target Women, People of Co.

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Sen. Kamala Harris: A.G. Barr Clearly Intended To Mislead The American P.

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WATCH: Sen. Kamala Harris, Showing Off Prosecutorial Prowess, Puts AG Ba.

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Mueller Objected to Barr’s Description of Russia Investigation’s Findings - The New York Times

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"Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel, leaving Easter services in April. He ended his investigation and delivered his 448-page report to the attorney general in March.Andrew Harnik/Associated Press WASHINGTON — Robert S.

Opinion | A Terrorist Tried to Kill Me Because I Am a Jew. I Will Never Back Down. #ResistanceIsNotFutile - The New York Times

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Opinion | A Terrorist Tried to Kill Me Because I Am a Jew. I Will Never Back Down. - The New York Times

Mom of Charlottesville victim addresses Biden video

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Impeachment is 'absolutely' on the table: Rep. Clyburn

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Impeachment is 'absolutely' on the table: Rep. Clyburn

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LawNext Episode 37: Logikcull Cofounder Andy Wilson on His Mission to Democratize E-Discovery

Media Law

“Our mission is to make discovery instant and accessible for everyone,” says Andy Wilson , cofounder and CEO of the e-discovery technology company Logikcull. “We We believe that quick and affordable access to discovery ? the search for truth ? is a fundamental right to every citizen of Earth.”. Wilson and CTO Sheng Yang launched their cloud-based e-discovery software in 2013 as an adjunct to a data-processing company they had run since 2004.

Fastcase Expands Bankruptcy Collection with American Bankruptcy Institute Publications

Media Law

The American Bankruptcy Institute and legal research company Fastcase today said that they are partnering to make ABI’s catalog of bankruptcy publications available on Fastcase. Fastcase subscribers will be able to purchase access to 33 ABI titles and then have access to them through their accounts on the Fastcase platform. Among the 33 titles available are: Admitting Expert Valuation Evidence Before the U.S. Bankruptcy Courts ($100).

LexBlog and Clio Announce Workflow-Management Integration

Media Law

If you have a LexBlog blog and use Clio to manage your practice, today is your lucky day. The two companies today announced an integration that creates an automatic connection between the contact form on a LexBlog site and the tasks and contacts features within Clio Manage. Clio Manage is what Clio now calls its practice management platform, to distinguish it from its CRM platform, Clio Grow.).

Two Webinars This Week: One On How Firms Buy Tech, Another On Why Lawyers Avoid Tech

Media Law

As it happens this week, I am involved in two separate webinars, but which have overlapping themes. The first, on Thursday at 2 p.m. Eastern time, is, The Great Debate: Are Lawyers Luddites or is Technology to Blame? In this panel, I join Joe Patrice, editor at Above the Law, and Jon Tobin, founder of the innovative law firm Counsel for Creators, to explore why lawyers do not use the technologies that could change their practices for the better.