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2020 Year in Review

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/128. AGREEMENT REACHED OVER STREAMING THEATER PERFORMANCES PLATFORM LIABLE FOR USER COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT DUE TO FAILURE TO PAY $6.00.

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Bird is the Word: @Jack the Racketeer Skips Out on @SenThomTillis’s DMCA Hearing

Music Technology Policy

Let’s be honest–Jack Dorsey is a weird guy. He may not be full-blown Howard Hughes no-mani/pedi and urine sample bottles in pentagrams weird, but he’s getting there. Keep an eye on those Vegas hotel sales.

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DISCO Completes $100M Financing, Including Previously Announced $60M

Media Law

The Austin, Tex., based discovery company DISCO said today that it has completed its fourth-quarter financing, bringing total investment in the company to $235 million and valuing the company at $785 million.

Tushnet on The Kids Are All Right: The Law of Free Expression and New Information Technologies @Mark_Tushnet

Media Law Prof Blog

Mark Tushnet, Harvard Law School, has published The Kids Are All Right: The Law of Free Expression and New Information Technologies. Here is the abstract. Recently the literature on free expression has turned to the question, Should the law of

Why the Texas Election Suit Was Doomed (And Why They Filed It Anyway)

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What Is the Intention of Justice? Notice and Stay Down Is the Government’s Responsibility

Music Technology Policy

ARTHUR. Let’s get back to justice…what is justice? What is the intention of justice? The intention of justice is to see that the guilty people are proven guilty and that the innocent are freed. Simple isn’t it? Only it’s not that simple. From … And Justice for All , written by Valerie Curtin and Barry Levinson. Law out of balance is no law at all. I suggest that this imbalance has created another.

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Final Deadline Friday for Startup Alley Applications

Media Law

Pass the word to your favorite legal tech startup. This Friday is the final deadline for applications to compete in the fifth-annual Startup Alley at ABA TECHSHOW. Applications will not be accepted after midnight Pacific time on Dec.

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Who’s voted so far in Georgia’s runoff elections

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Who’s voted so far in Georgia’s runoff elections "By Isaac Sabetai , The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Politics | Updated 1 hour ago Georgia voters are showing no signs of slowing down since the November presidential election. With two U.S.

Garry on The Erosion of Common Law Privacy and Defamation @USDKnudsonLaw

Media Law Prof Blog

Patrick M. Garry, University of South Dakota School of Law, has published The Erosion of Common Law Privacy and Defamation: Reconsidering the Law's Balancing of Speech, Privacy, and Reputation at 65 Wayne Law Review 279 (2020). Here is the abstract

On LawNext: Founder-Turned-VC Jules Miller On Investing In Legal Tech

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Jules Miller knows what it is to be a legal tech entrepreneur. She is a three-time founder, twice of legal tech companies: Hire an Esquire in 2012 and Evolve Law in 2015.

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Freed, but Not Yet Home: Nigeria’s Abducted Schoolboys Meet President

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Freed, but Not Yet Home: Nigeria’s Abducted Schoolboys Meet President "Capitalizing on a rare victory, the Nigerian government publicly displayed the more than 300 boys who had been released, and insisted it had not paid ransom. 18, 2020 Updated 5:27 p.m.

Featured Free Resource: Law Firm Guide to Remote Working

Media Law

Just weeks into 2020, firms had to quickly figure out how they could function and maintain business continuity with remote work.

American LegalNet Seeks Dismissal Of Lawsuit By CourtAlert.com for Theft of Trade Secrets

Media Law

On Today’s Legaltech Roundtable: Panelists’ Picks of the Year’s Top Stories

Media Law

It is our last Legaltech Week journalists’ roundtable of 2020, so as our panelists convene today at 3 p.m. ET, in addition to our usual discussion of the week’s top stories, we’ll also share our picks of the year’s top stories.

2020 Lie of the Year: Coronavirus Disinformation

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'Whose lives matter most?': California's vaccine rollout faces tough questions of equity

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Whose lives matter most?': California's vaccine rollout faces tough questions of equity Sam Levin "Governor Gavin Newsom applauds ICU nurse Helen Cordova as she receives the coronavirus vaccine.

In Its Second Acquisition In A Month, Onit Picks Up Document Automation Company AXDRAFT

Media Law

In its second acquisition in a month, Onit , the Houston company that provides enterprise workflow products for corporations and corporate legal departments, has acquired AXDRAFT , a Y Combinator-backed company whose software automates the creation of routine contracts and legal documents.

Opinion | Metropolitan AME pastor: Our Black Lives Matter sign was vandalized. America must abandon its white supremacist god. - The Washington Post

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"My church will replace our Black Lives Matter sign. Will America replace its racist myth? By William H. Lamar washingtonpost.com The Rev. William H. Lamar IV is the pastor of the Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church in Washington. Do you hear what I hear?

McConnell Congratulates President-Elect Biden On Senate Floor | Hallie J.

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Fmr. Federal Prosecutor: Barr's The Worst AG In My Lifetime | The 11th H.

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Abrams: McConnell Wants To Burn It All Down—And Loeffler, Perdue Hold Th.

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Biden has the electoral college votes (270+) The MAGA traitors have failed to overturn the election.

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Fed up Chris Wallace RIPS top Republican for bogus fraud claims

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Reynen Court Now Lets You Take Legal Tech Products For A Test Drive

Media Law

Reynen Court , the platform that describes itself as the app store for legal technology, has introduced a new feature, appropriately called One-Click Test Drive, that makes it easy for law firms and legal departments to test products without having to buy them or negotiate trial licenses.

Former FDA director says Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine approval was speed.

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ROSS Makes Next Move In Court, Pushing Forward In Fight Against Thomson Reuters Lawsuit

Media Law

In what could be a strategic move to ensure its day in court, ROSS Intelligence made good this morning on its vow to continue fighting Thomson Reuters’ lawsuit against it, partially answering TR’s allegations and filing its own counterclaim against TR.

Watch Joe Arpaio Learn His Pardon Was An Admission Of Guilt | The Beat W.

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AMERICAN SKIN Trailer (2020) Nate Parker Drama Movie

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How Black Americans Were Robbed of Their Land

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New questions emerge about GOP Senator David Perdue's financial dealings

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Anjanette Young on wrongful police house raid: ‘They didn’t care about what was happening to me’

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Anjanette Young on wrongful police house raid: ‘They didn’t care about what was happening to me

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Former CIA and Pentagon Chief of Staff Jeremy Bash: This is an epic national security crisis

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Former CIA and Pentagon Chief of Staff Jeremy Bash: This is an epic national security crisis

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Opinion | Take the deal, Congress. Then immediately start working on the next one.

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Take the deal, Congress. Then immediately start working on the next one. Catherine Rampell Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) walks from the Senate floor to his office in the Capitol on Wednesday. Sarah Silbiger/Bloomberg) "After months of deadlock, lawmakers are inching toward a compromise on another round of fiscal relief.

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Former World Bank President on how healthcare inequality may impact vaccine distribution

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Former World Bank President on how healthcare inequality may impact vaccine distribution

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Rep. Maxine Waters on Coronavirus relief: Sen. McConnell is “absolutely blocking everything”

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Maxine Waters on Coronavirus relief: Sen. McConnell is “absolutely blocking everything

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Empty podium had better Georgia debate performance than Loeffler

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Empty podium had better Georgia debate performance than Loeffler

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Chris Hayes: I'm enraged over America's 'depraved' Covid indifference

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Chris Hayes: I'm enraged over America's 'depraved' Covid indifference

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