Myanmar Frees Two Reuters Journalists Sentenced Under Official Secrets Act

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The government of Myanmar has released two reporters who had been convicted under the Official Secrets Act. The journalists, who work for Reuters, had been investigating a 2017 massacre of Rohingya villagers, part of what the U.N. calls a genocide

RBG And Clarence Thomas Are Officially at War Over Abortion

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RBG And Clarence Thomas Are Officially at War Over Abortion

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Kahn on Free Speech, Official History, and National Politics

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Thomas School of Law (Minnesota), has published Free Speech, Official History and Nationalist Politics: Toward a Typology of Objections to Memory Laws as U of St. Robert Kahn, University of St.

District Court Finds Massachusetts Statute Prohibiting Secret Recording of Government Officials Violates First Amendment @M_Lambert4612

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A federal district court has ruled that the Massachusetts statute criminalizing secret recordings of non-consenting persons as it applies to public officials violates the First Amendment.

LexisNexis Named Publisher of Official Mass. Reports

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LexisNexis today announced that it has been named official publisher of the Massachusetts Reports, the official publication containing decisions of the Supreme Judicial Court and the Appeals Court. Previously, Thomson Reuters (West) was the official publisher.

Three Trump officials were warned about family separation.

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Those appointees were HHS officials: Scott Lloyd, Steven Wagner, and Maggie Wynne. Three Trump officials were warned about family separation

Judge Officially Confirms Relativity's Reorganization Plan

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The judge's blessing will allow the studio to move forward in releasing 'Masterminds,' 'The Disappointments Room,' 'Before I Wake,' 'Kidnap,' 'Strangers 2' and other films. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Business THR Online Relativity Media

Lisa Bloom Calls Fox News "A Cesspool of Sexual Harassment" in Letter to N.Y. Officials

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The letter - which lambasts ex-CEO Roger Ailes - follows a press conference with Wendy Walsh, who claims she faced retaliation after rejecting Bill O'Reilly. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online

Kormych on The Information Law of Ukraine @nuoua_official

Media Law Prof Blog

Borys Kormych, Odessa Law Academy, has published The Information Law of Ukraine. The paper provides a general overview of the legal regulation of information relations in Ukraine. It focuses on the basic principles and structure of Ukrainian legislation in the

WGA STRIKE OFFICIALLY OVER

Entertainment Litigation Blog

Writers on both coasts officially ratified the WGA's new pact with the major studios. The agreement, accepted by the WGA's ruling board over two weeks ago on February 10, provides writers with concessions on issues that fueled their strike. These concessions include provisions governing writing for "new media" and a compensation structure for content re-used in new media. The three year deal runs through 2011. The writers ratified this new deal with over 90% in favor of the new agreement.

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13TH | Official Trailer [HD] | Netflix

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@LThomasMiller: DOJ RELEASES OFFICIAL WRITTEN RULING REGARDING 100% LICENSING

Music Technology Policy

via @LThomasMiller: DOJ RELEASES OFFICIAL WRITTEN RULING REGARDING 100% LICENSING — Artist Rights WatchNSAI Board President and Songwriter Lee Thomas Miller: “I cannot emphasize strongly enough how ludicrous this DOJ ruling is. The government is wrong on this and I think they know it.

Trump didn't disclose full payments to Cohen in official paperwork

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Trump didn't disclose full payments to Cohen in official paperworkTrump underreported payments to Cohen in disclosures, a potential violation from CNBC.

Official: CBS 'Glass House' Restraining Order Denied

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Read the judge's final ruling allowing ABC to air the reality series despite CBS' claim that it is too similar to Big Brother. read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq. Television Television ABC CBS Big Brother The Glass House

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Usman on Defamation and Redefining the Public Official

Media Law Prof Blog

Jeffrey Omar Usman, Belmont University College of Law, is publishing Defamation and the Government Employee: Redefining Who Constitutes a Public Official in volume 47 of the Loyola University Chicago Law Journal (2015).

Business Owners: Don’t be fooled by official-looking solicitations

Gordon P. Firemark

These official-looking notices from organizations with names like “corporate compliance center&# request a fee and completion of a form to ensure the company’s continued compliance with California Law. At best, these ‘notices’ [.]. California business owners have recently been plagued by phony notices suggesting that they’re in danger of losing their corporate status, or being subjected to fines.

Trump Ordered Officials to Give Jared Kushner a Security Clearance - The New York Times

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"WASHINGTON — President Trump ordered his chief of staff to grant his son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, a top-secret security clearance last year, overruling concerns flagged by intelligence officials and the White House’s top lawyer, four people briefed on the matter said.

Australian official calls for end to 'Hobbit' spat

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Fastcase Officially Launches Its AI Sandbox and Firms that Will Participate

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The post Fastcase Officially Launches Its AI Sandbox and Firms that Will Participate appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. Nearly a year ago, this blog first reported that legal research service Fastcase would launch an artificial intelligence sandbox for law firms — a testing environment where firms would have access to various AI platforms and data sets, as well as be able to bring in their own data.

OFFICIALS PUSH TO BOLSTER LAW ON WIRETAPPING - NYTimes.com

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OFFICIALS PUSH TO BOLSTER LAW ON WIRETAPPING - NYTimes.com WASHINGTON — Law enforcement and counterterrorism officials , citing lapses in compliance with surveillance orders, are pushing to overhaul a federal law that requires phone and broadband carriers to ensure that their networks can be wiretapped, federal officials say. An Obama administration task force that includes officials from the Justice and Commerce Departments, the F.B.I.

Ex-Clinton Official: Arrest Trump AG Barr If He Resists Subpoena | The B.

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It's Official: Suing Over Graffiti Is Fashionable

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A new lawsuit against Roberto Cavalli continues a recent march by street artists to the courthouse read more. The Business Culture Fashion THR Online THR, Esq. Style Roberto Cavalli Business

Audio Offers Gruesome Details of Jamal Khashoggi Killing, Turkish Official Says - The New York Times

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But the consul was present and objected, the official said. “Do You will put me in trouble,” Mr. Otaibi told the agents, according to the Turkish official and a report in the Turkish newspaper Yeni Safak.

Black church fires in Louisiana: Officials give update after arresting a.

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Watch Roots First Official Trailer Clip - Roots | HISTORY

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Watch Roots First Official Trailer Clip - Roots | HISTORY

It’s Official: LinkedIn is Shutting Down CardMunch

Media Law

Well, now it’s official. The post It’s Official: LinkedIn is Shutting Down CardMunch appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. Back in December, I wrote a post questioning whether LinkedIn had abandoned CardMunch, its business card scanning app that used actual humans to transcribe the cards you scan and then connected the contact information to LinkedIn. This week, LinkedIn announced that CardMunch will be shut down on July 11, 2014. In […].

Dept. of Justice Makes a Dramatic Change for Music Licensing Official

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Songwriters and music publishers, as well as the U.S. Copyright Office, have voiced vehement opposition to the mandate. read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq. The Business Business Billboard

Ed O'Neill Officially Joins 'Modern Family' Cast Lawsuit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The actor claims his contract violates California's prohibition on personal services contracts that last longer than seven years. read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq. Television Television Ed O'Neil Modern Family

Official: Charlie Sheen Settles Lawsuit With Warner Bros., Chuck Lorre

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edit@hollywoodreporter.com (Matthew Belloni) The resolution of the $100 million case was reported by THR last week. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television Charlie Sheen Chuck Lorre Warner Bros. Television Two and a Half Men

Now It’s Official: LexisNexis Acquires Lex Machina

Media Law

The post Now It’s Official: LexisNexis Acquires Lex Machina appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. Following up on my earlier post today, Rumor Mill: Is LexisNexis About to Buy Lex Machina?, I have received confirmation from LexisNexis that the acquisition has taken place.

UK Cop Shuts Down Social Media Accounts, Citing Official Pressure

Media Law Prof Blog

A British policeman who, as "Inspector Gadget," has routinely blogged and tweeted his personal opinions concerning official actions has shut down his social media accounts. Others who do the same say they are considering following his lead after their superiors

Megaupload's Kim Dotcom: U.S. Officials Used File-Sharing Site Too

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Eriq Gardner In an interview, Dotcom says his legal team is working to return legitimate data to its users. read more. THR, Esq. Tech Tech Kim Dotcom

Police Union Official Wearing 'I Am Darren Wilson' Wristband Starts Brawl At St. Louis Meeting

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Police Union Official Wearing ''I Am Darren Wilson'' Wristband Starts Brawl At St. Louis Meeting

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ACLU challenges Nevada’s marriage officiant requirements

The Legal Satyricon

DeVoy The ACLU is suing the State of Nevada and Clark County – where Las Vegas is located – over laws that require non-governmental marriage officiants to have a religious affiliation. While anyone can perform a marriage in Nevada, he or she must obtain a certificate to solemnize the marriage based on the [.]. church and state First Amendment religion

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Trump Administration Rules That Nearly 200,000 Salvadorans Must Leave, Officials Say, Trump is a truly evil man - The New York Times

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Trump Administration Rules That Nearly 200,000 Salvadorans Must Leave, Officials Say - The New York Times

Special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice, officials say - The Washington Post

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Special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice, officials say - The Washington Post

Trump administration will stop prosecuting migrant parents who cross the border illegally with children, official says - The Washington Post

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Trump administration will stop prosecuting migrant parents who cross the border illegally with children, official says - The Washington Post : "" (Via

Top Russian Officials Discussed How to Influence Trump Aides Last Summer - The New York Times

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"WASHINGTON — American spies collected information last summer revealing that senior Russian intelligence and political officials were discussing how to exert influence over Donald J. Flynn, a retired general who was advising Mr. Trump, the officials said.

Jeff Sessions Must Resign. NYC officials blast Trump's DOJ for calling city 'soft on crime' | MSNBC

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NYC officials blast Trump's DOJ for calling city 'soft on crime' | MSNBC

Top U.N. Rights Official Denounces Iraqi Executions

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Rights Official Denounces Iraqi Executions BAGHDAD — With increasing regularity, Iraq ’s condemned prisoners are rounded from their cells in groups. One by one, they are led down a hallway to an execution chamber where they are hanged, the sound of the trapdoor reverberating through the cells. There is no advance notice, no last meal, no goodbyes. Top U.N.

It's Official: Aaron McGruder out at Boondocks - The Root

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It''s Official: Aaron McGruder out at Boondocks - The Root This is terrible. Gangsta capitalism at play again.

Georgia Attorney General Won't Defend Election Officials in Lawsuit Over Wiped Electoral Server

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million voters as well as election officials’ passwords were riddled with security vulnerabilities—and that authorities responsible for the databases failed to fix them within six months of being notified. "Worried about whether U.S. elections are vulnerable to outside interference?

2 White House Officials Helped Give Nunes Intelligence Reports - The New York Times

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2 White House Officials Helped Give Nunes Intelligence Reports - The New York Times