Legal Tech in the Heartland, Episode 4: Kim Benjamin, Kansas City, MO

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founder of Missouri DWI & Criminal Law Center , Kansas City, MO. How do solo and small-firm lawyers use technology in their practices? Hoping to provide some small insight into this, I recorded a series of 18 interviews with lawyers, asking them about the technologies and products they use in their work. All 18 interviews were recorded over the course of a single day at the Law Firm 500 conference, held in Lake Las Vegas, Nev., in October 2018.

Rostron and Levit on Information for Submitting Articles to Law Reviews & Journals

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Allen Rostron and Nancy Levit, University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Law, have published Information for Submitting Articles to Law Reviews & Journals. Here is the abstract. This document contains information about submitting articles to law reviews and journals

Teeni-Harari and Yadin on Regulatory Literacy: Rethinking Television Rating in the New Media Age @Sharon_Yadin

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Tali Teeni-Harari and Sharon Yadin, both of the Peres Academic Center, are publishing Regulatory Literacy: Rethinking Television Rating in the New Media Age in volume 88 of the University of Missouri-Kansas City Law Review (2019). Here is the abstract. Rating

Bahadur on Newsworthiness as an Internet-Era Mitigant of Implicit Bias @washburnlaw

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Bahadur, Washburn University School of Law, is publishing Newsworthiness as an Internet-Era Mitigant of Implicit Bias in volume 88 of the University of Missouri Kansas City Law Review (2019). Rory D. Here is the abstract. Current application of the newsworthiness

500,000 coronavirus deaths visualized: A number almost too large to grasp - Washington Post

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Now, the pandemic’s official death toll equals the size of a major city, more than the population of Kansas City, Mo., "A year ago, covid-19 had killed just a handful of people in the United States.

Submitting Articles To Law Reviews, 2015 Edition

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Allen Rostron and Nancy Levit, both of the University of Missouri, Kansas City, have published Information for Submitting Articles to Law Reviews & Journals. Here is the abstract. This document contains information about submitting articles to law reviews and journals

Is the RIAA Chicken Little?

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Carrier, Rutgers University School of Law, Camden, is publishing No, RIAA, It's Not the End of the World for Musicians in the University of Missouri (Kansas City) Law Review (2014). Michael A. Here is the abstract. Technological advances threaten established

Information For Submitting Articles To Law Reviews and Journals--Updated For 2014

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Allen Rostron and Nancy Levit, both University of Missouri, Kansas City, School of Law, have published Information for Submitting Articles to Law Reviews & Journals. Here is the abstract. This document contains information about submitting articles to law reviews and

Submitting Articles To Law Reviews, 2013 Edition

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Allen Rostron, and Nancy Levit, both of the University of Missouri, Kansas City Law School, have published Information for Submitting Articles to Law Allen Rostron and Nancy Levit have updated their information for submitting articles to law reviews. See below.

Submitting Articles to Law Reviews and Journals, 2011

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Allen Rostron and Nancy Levit, both University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Law, have updated their article, Information for Submitting Articles to Law Reviews & Journals. Here is the abstract. This document contains information about submitting articles to law

More, Sir

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Rita Marie Cain, University of Missouri, Kansas City, Bloch School of Management, has published Food Inglorious Food: Food Safety, Food Libel and Free Speech. Here is the abstract. The movie Food, Inc. exposed issues about food production in the United

The Disparaging Trademark Restriction Prohibition

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Jasmine Abdel-Khalik, University of Missouri (Kansas City), School of Law, is publishing Disparaging Trademarks: Who Matters in volume 20 of the Michigan Journal of Race & Law (2015). Here is the abstract. For more than a century, non-majority groups have

The NFL and Socialism

The Legal Satyricon

In an article that isn’t really about politics or economics, the sports page brings a little insight to both: How many people had the moxie a few months ago to predict that not only would the Kansas City Chiefs win the AFC West but that the San Diego Chargers would also not even make the [.].

Newly Updated Charts On Law Review Submission Information

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Allen Rostron and Nancy Levin, University of Missouri (Kansas City) School of Law, Information for Submitting Articles to Law Reviews & Journals. Here is the abstract. This document contains information about submitting articles to law reviews and journals, including the

E.T., What Hast Thou Wrought?

Media Law Prof Blog

Rita Marie Cain, University of Missouri, Kansas City, has published "Embedded Advertising on Television: What Would Don Draper Do?" Here is the abstract. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) uses the term “embedded advertising” to describe both product placement and product

Using IP Laws To Quash Freedom of Speech

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Jill Barton, University of Missouri, Kansas City, has published "Backdoor Censorship: How Media Giants' Copyright Protection Policies Collide with the First Amendment." Here is the abstract. This thesis analyzes an alarming trend among large media companies to use copyright laws

Ruby Receptionists Acquires ProfessionalChats, Expanding Its Offerings Into Online Chat

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virtual receptionist company Ruby Receptionists is today announcing its acquisition of the online chat service ProfessionalChats , a three-year-old company based in Kansas City, Mo. All of the company’s 100-plus employees will join Ruby, while remaining in their Kansas City location. The Portland, Ore.,

U.S. Attorney’s Office Under Investigation After 700 Lawyers Were Spied On in Prison - The Daily Beast

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A court-appointed investigator has found that the United States Attorney’s Office for Kansas is in possession of hundreds of phone and video recordings of communications between attorneys and their clients, inmates at a privately run prison facility in Leavenworth. Attorney’s Office in Kansas City. A U.S. Attorney’s Office is found to have stashed hundreds of calls between inmates and lawyers. A veteran prosecutor says his old colleagues have gone rogue.

Legaler Aid Aims To Tackle The Justice Gap Through Crowdfunding And Blockchain

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Bridges was shot and killed by police in Kansas City in May 2019.

In the Wake of Covid-19 Lockdowns, a Troubling Surge in Homicides - The New York Times

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“People have gotten to the point where they just don’t give a damn,” said a minister in Kansas City, which is on pace for a record number of killings. KANSAS CITY, Mo. — We haven’t relaxed our enforcement posture like some cities,” he said.

Expert Witness Pinpoints Floyd’s Final Breath and Dismisses Talk of Overdose

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Reporting was contributed by Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs and Tim Arangofrom Minneapolis, John Eligon from Kansas City, Mo., Expert Witness Pinpoints Floyd’s Final Breath and Dismisses Talk of Overdose “A pulmonologist told jurors that Derek Chauvin pressed 86.9

Google Meltdown Continues With Missouri Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Subpoenas

Music Technology Policy

According to the Kansas City Star : Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley’s office on Monday issued a subpoena to Google as part of an investigation into whether the tech giant is violating Missouri’s consumer protection and anti-trust laws. One of Google’s worst policy nightmares is that state attorneys general will wake up to their obligation under state laws to protect both consumers and advertisers from Google’s overreach.

Monday Morning JetLawg

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Fan seeks $25,000 from Kansas City Royals for “ hot dog incident.&#. New Nashville home of country singer John Rich accused by neighbors of violating city ordinances. In the news. Costs associated with Tiger press conference will go to him, not taxpayers. The end of the Jayson Williams saga: former NBA player sentenced to five years in prison. Singer Faith Evans sued by documentary filmmaker over home videos of the late Notorious B.I.G.

CBS 46 Atlanta - Carter criticizes administration for direction it's taking U.S.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) At Unity Temple in Kansas City, Missouri, Carter yesterday said he is -- quote -- "disturbed an angry" at what he calls a radical move away from human rights, protecting the environment and defending the separation of church and state. CBS 46 Atlanta - Carter criticizes administration for direction it's taking U.S. Carter criticizes administration for direction it's taking U.S. Nov 12, 2005, 11:01 PM.

CBS 46 Atlanta - Carter criticizes administration for direction it's taking U.S.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) At Unity Temple in Kansas City, Missouri, Carter yesterday said he is -- quote -- "disturbed an angry" at what he calls a radical move away from human rights, protecting the environment and defending the separation of church and state. CBS 46 Atlanta - Carter criticizes administration for direction it's taking U.S. Carter criticizes administration for direction it's taking U.S. Nov 12, 2005, 11:01 PM.

Entertainment Law Update Podcast Episode 34 – Publiciity, Politicians, Godfathers and more…

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The casino, the Golden Nugget, filed a lawsuit against a Kansas City playing card manufacturer claiming that the cards were unshuffled despite being promised to be pre-shuffled. Call us with your feedback: (310) 243-6231. In this Episode: Burberry/Bogart case settled. Marilyn Monroe Estate loses Right of Publicity. Political Campaigns use of music at rallies. Desparate Housewife Sheridan still desperate. SEC Rulemaking to relax ban on general solicitations.

MPAA's Dan Glickman to run for Senate? Sure doesn't sound like it.

Copyrights & Campaigns

Writes Schroeder, "Glickman even thought about hiring a pollster in Kansas, sources say, but never went through with it." (my I would be surprised if he did run," a former Kansas Dem party official told Schroeder. Glickman volunteered that he has not spent much time in Kansas recently, and doesn't even own a home there: "I have not spent an exceptionally high amount of time in the state in the last few years.

Swiss Debuts Forster's Promo Short LX Forty

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Shot at Paramount Studios in collaboration with the Publicis advertising agency, Ping Pong Films, Kansas City's MK12 animation house and music producer Brian Reitzell, the short will not only be posted online but starting in August, will be shown on all long-haul flights. Should directors make short promo films for advertiser money? Norman Jewison confessed at a recent LACMA tribute that the idea of shooting a commercial seemed shameful, somehow. He never did it.

Opinion | Ida B. Wells and the Lynching of Black Women - The New York Times

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Wells protested the lynching in an editorial for The Gate City Press, a black newspaper in Kansas City, Mo. “A Woman Lynched” read a headline in The New York Times on Aug. 20, 1886. A mob had taken “Eliza Woods, colored” from a jail in Jackson, Tenn., and hanged her for supposedly poisoning her employer. The journalist Ida B.

Fox news and correspondent sue Senate candidate over use of news footage in ad

Copyrights & Campaigns

The Kansas City Star described the ad as follows: “You have to show you’re the party of reform,” Wallace says to Blunt in the clip, as it’s replayed on the Carnahan ad. Fox News and its correspondent Chris Wallace have sued the campaign of Senate Candidate Robin Carnahan (D-MO) over her campaign's use of Fox footage in a TV ad attacking her opponent, Roy Blunt (R). As first reported by THR, Esq. ,

Fatal Police Shootings Of Unarmed Black People Reveal Troubling Patterns. This has always been the American way.

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As McCoy slowly awoke, he moved his hand to scratch his chest, according to a report by an expert the city hired to review the shooting. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and the Kansas City, Mo.,

Opinion | ‘Mind Boggling’ and ‘Deadly.’ This Is the Trump V.A.’s Racist Legacy. - The New York Times

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In Kansas City, Mo., Black staff members at the Kansas City V.A. Richard Page-Bey, a Black Vietnam veteran working at the Kansas City V.A., employees in one of the most segregated cities in America: Milwaukee, Wis. ‘Mind Boggling’ and ‘Deadly.’ This Is the Trump V.A.’s s Racist Legacy. “It It needs to be cleaned up right away,” one employee said. Will Denis McDonough, Biden’s pick for V.A. secretary, help repair what’s broken?

'Accomplice' senators who amplified Trump's lies now get a say in his fate | Trump impeachment (2021) | The Guardian

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Accomplice' senators who amplified Trump's lies now get a say in his fate Republicans Josh Hawley, Ted Cruz and others unabashedly endorsed the former president’s assault on democracy David Smith Senator Josh Hawley takes questions during a break in opening arguments in the impeachment trial of Donald Trump, 10 February 2021.

Pitt Chased Wired Cover

Thompson On Hollywood

they nabbed coverage from Perez Hilton , MTV: Hollywood Crush , Us Magazine , PopSugar , X17 Online , The Post Chronicle , Hampton Roads , The Frisky , Towleroad and Kansas City Star. Brad Pitt graces the cover of Wired Magazine's August issue, which just arrived in my morning mail. The mag hits newstands July 21, and will post on Wired.com Thursday night after E.T.'s s broadcast break.)

Federal government has long ignored white supremacist threats, critics say - The Washington Post

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restarted a long-dormant domestic terrorism task force created after the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing. A former Ku Klux Klan leader had just murdered three people near a Jewish Community Center in a Kansas City suburb and yelled “Heil Hitler” as police took him into custody. "On June 3, 2014, Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr.

The Fullest Look Yet at the Racial Inequity of Coronavirus - The New York Times

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Racial disparities in who contracts the virus have played out in big cities like Milwaukee and New York, but also in smaller metropolitan areas like Grand Rapids, Mich., and in many of the country’s biggest cities.

Three Strikes And You’re Out! Or Is It Three Big Contracts And You Strike?

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While both measures are designed to “Robin Hood&# money from large-market to small-market teams, revenue-sharing is more of a direct transaction from one to the other (just think about the money the Yankees generate from televised games alone, as compared to, say, the Kansas City Royals or Florida Marlins), whereas the luxury tax, or competitive balance tax as some call.

A Host of FCC Fines of Over $20,000 for Technical and Tower Issues - And a Presentation on How to Avoid FCC Problems to the Kansas Broadcasters

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Last week, I did a presentation on the issues facing broadcasters at the Kansas Association of Broadcasters annual convention (a copy of the slides from my presentation is available here ). My presentation was preceded by a session conducted by the agent in charge of the Kansas City field office of the FCC, who emphasized the many issues that the field agents discover at broadcast stations that can lead to fines.

The Enablers of Insurrection Should Be Ostracized

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Two of the biggest newspapers in Missouri, The Kansas City Star and the St. The Enablers of Insurrection Should Be Ostracized "A corrupt and seditious president has constructed a system of impunity. But there are still ways to punish those who helped him.

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog - Untitled Article

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Deport these so-called Americans who preach treason,” he told an audience in Kansas City. Offices of the union in more than a dozen cities were raided during the night of November 7, 1919—pointedly, the second anniversary of the Bolshevik coup—and 1,182 people were arrested and interrogated. The Palmer Raids reached their climax on January 2, 1920, with night sweeps in more than thirty cities and towns.

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Dept. of Commerce Issues Report on Runaway Production

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The shoot takes place in Kansas City, Missouri and is directed by Tom WhitJune 4, 2001 Dept. of Commerce Issues Report on Runaway Production Last year Congress asked the U.S. of Commerce to study the impact of runaway productions on the U.S. film industry. The report has now been completed and it findings are no big surprise: the number of films shot abroad for economic reasons increased dramatically from 100 films in 1990 to 285 films in 1998, an increase of 185% over eight years.

Dept. of Commerce Issues Report on Runaway Production

Entertainment Law Resources Blog

The shoot takes place in Kansas City, Missouri and is directed by Tom Whit June 4, 2001 Dept. of Commerce Issues Report on Runaway Production Last year Congress asked the U.S. of Commerce to study the impact of runaway productions on the U.S. film industry. The report has now been completed and it findings are no big surprise: the number of films shot abroad for economic reasons increased dramatically from 100 films in 1990 to 285 films in 1998, an increase of 185% over eight years.

Suspect in Atlanta Spa Attacks Is Charged With 8 Counts of Murder Six of the eight people killed were women of Asian descent, setting off a new wave of outrage and fear.

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John Eligon from Kansas City, Mo.; Suspect in Atlanta Spa Attacks Is Charged With 8 Counts of Murder “Six of the eight people killed were women of Asian descent, setting off a new wave of outrage and fear. Published March 17, 2021 Updated March 18, 2021, 5:42 a.m.