Resources to help during Covid-19 Crisis

Gordon P. Firemark

no, I don't have a secret resource for T.P.). Photo by Martin Sanchez on Unsplash. (no, But here are a few useful links.: ? The Freelancer’s Guide to The CARES Act: New Funds and Benefits (from my friend and client Abbey Woodcock) ? What freelancers need to know about the coronavirus ? ?

Introducing the LawSites Resource Center: A Library of Downloadable Resources

Media Law

Today I am pleased to introduce something new for this blog: The LawSites Resource Center. The Resources link in the navigation bar above will always take you directly to the Resource Center.). Each time you download a resource, this blog makes a little money.

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As Companies Plan for Return to Work, These New Resources Help You Advise Them On the Law

LawSites

As companies plan for safely returning to the office, two new resources — including one that is free — are available to help legal professionals advise them with access to comparative federal and state legal requirements and case law. WK will update the chart’s resources weekly.

Pro Bono Net and Legal Aid Groups Partner To Launch Eviction Resource For N.Y. Tenants

LawSites

At a time when many are predicting a tsunami of eviction cases resulting from the pandemic, the organization Pro Bono Net , in collaboration with several legal aid organizations, has launched TenantHelpNY.org , an online resource designed to help tenants in New York understand their housing rights.

BYU Law Students Develop Web Resource To Address Flaws In Expungement Process

LawSites

Eight students in the LawX legal design lab at BYU Law have developed an online resource, called Goodbye Record , that is designed to address flaws in the process for expunging criminal records in Utah and potentially other states as well.

Launching Today: A Global Directory of Legaltech Products and Resources

Media Law

A website launching today aims to be the most complete global directory of commercial legal technology, listing legaltech tools, consultants, jobs, events, awards, resources and more from throughout the world in a single, unified resource. Resources.

MusicCovidRelief.com explains CARE Act and Other Pandemic Resources for the Music Business

Music Technology Policy

Spend some time on the site and learn about the many cash resources made available by the historic legislation. A host of organizations have come together to create MusicCovidRelief.com , a website that explains the ins and outs of the CARE Act, the pandemic relief bill. link].

Featured Resource: How Firms Maximize Revenue and Reputation through Collaboration

Media Law

This week’s free featured resource in the LawSites Resources center is a downloadable guide to attorney collaboration. What do law firms stand to gain from encouraging collaboration? Why do attorneys often resist this change?

Featured Resource: Medicaid Planning Opportunities for Estate Lawyers

Media Law

LawSites Resources is a library of free whitepapers, webinars, product guides, cases studies, e-books, and more. Each week, I highlight one of the resources available there.

Featured Resource: How To Build A Virtual Law Firm (And Why You Should)

LawSites

On LawSites Resources , this week’s featured resource, How To Build A Virtual Law Firm (And Why You Should) , is a complimentary, on-demand webinar, produced by Clio , that covers how to start and build a virtual firm.

Featured Resource: The Latest Legal Trends Report from Clio

Media Law

The Legal Trends Report is the featured resource this week on LawSites Resources , a library of downloadable content that includes white papers, webinars, product guides, case studies, industry analysis and much more, provided by experts and vendors within the legal industry.

Featured Free Resource: Law Firm Guide to Remote Working

Media Law

This week’s feature resource at the LawSites Resource Center is a free article that provides information on what organizations can do with their document management system and cloud to be able to closely simulate in-office processes.

LexisNexis and Law360 Offer Free Coronavirus Legal News and Resources

Media Law

LexisNexis also launched the Lexis Practice Advisor Coronavirus Resource Kit , designed for U.S. At this point, the resource kit consists of just a small handful of articles, but LexisNexis says it will be continually updating the kit with new resources.

LexisNexis Releases Unique ‘Crowdsourced’ Resource for Commercial Leases

Media Law

LexisNexis today launched a unique “crowdsourced” solution to a problem faced by lawyers who negotiate commercial leases, which is the lack of data on market standards and trends to aid them in lease negotiations.

Featured Resource: Preparing for the LIBOR Phase Out

Media Law

Each week, we’re highlighting one of the resources from our recently launched LawSites Resource Center , a library of downloadable content such as ebooks, white papers, case studies and more from experts and vendors in the legal industry.

Featured Resource: Ultimate Guide to Corporate Legal Case Management Software

Media Law

I noted last week the launch of the LawSites Resource Center , a library of downloadable content such as ebooks, white papers, case studies and more from experts and vendors in the legal industry. Each week, we’ll highlight one of the library’s resources.

Featured Resource: Artificial Intelligence 101: Introducing AI into Contract Management

Media Law

Each week, we’re highlighting one of the resources from the LawSites Resource Center , a library of downloadable content such as ebooks, white papers, case studies and more from experts and vendors in the legal industry.

Wilson Sonsini’s Digital Hub Provides Free Resources for Founders and VCs

LawSites

Designed to provide founders, entrepreneurs and venture capitalists with access to a range of free legal resources and insights, the hub centers around a knowledge bank where the firm’s attorneys provide answers to more than 200 common questions.

Online Resources For Journalism

Media Law Prof Blog

A nice page of online resources for journalism, from the University Libraries, University of Arizona

Wolters Kluwer Releases Comprehensive Free Resource for Navigating Federal and State COVID-19 Laws

Media Law

The tool covers federal resources as well as all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Resources are updated three times a week, on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.

Wolters Kluwer Adds Merger Thresholds Monitor To Its Competition Law Resource

Media Law

Keeping track of them can be labor-intensive and require research across multiple resources. Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.

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Public Resource Loses Copyright Fight to Publish Georgia Code

Media Law

A federal judge in Georgia has ordered Public Resource to remove Georgia’s official statutes from its website, finding that the state of Georgia holds a valid copyright in them and that Public Resource’s publication was not fair use. This is the second loss this year for Public Resource in its efforts to make primary legal […]. The post Public Resource Loses Copyright Fight to Publish Georgia Code appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites.

Featured Resource: Future-Proofing Corporate Data Privacy – Budgeting and Solutions to Address

Media Law

Each week, we’re highlighting one of the resources from our recently launched LawSites Resource Center , a library of downloadable content such as ebooks, white papers, case studies and more from experts and vendors in the legal industry.

Featured Resource: The Key to a Profitable Law Firm in any Economy

Media Law

Each week, we highlight a resource from the LawSites Resource Center , a library of downloadable content such as ebooks, white papers, case studies and more from experts and vendors in the legal industry.

Featured Resource: How Top Lawyers are Winning Cases in Today’s Competitive Environment

Media Law

Each week, we’re highlighting one of the resources from our recently launched LawSites Resource Center , a library of downloadable content such as ebooks, white papers, case studies and more from experts and vendors in the legal industry.

Featured Resource: The Complete Guide to E-Discovery Preservation, 2nd Edition

Media Law

Each week, we’re highlighting one of the resources from our recently launched LawSites Resource Center , a library of downloadable content such as ebooks, white papers, case studies and more from experts and vendors in the legal industry.

Featured Resource: The Rocket Guide to Working Remotely As A Lawyer

Media Law

Each week, we’re highlighting one of the resources from our recently launched LawSites Resource Center , a library of downloadable content such as ebooks, white papers, case studies and more from experts and vendors in the legal industry.

Featured Resource: E-Book On Ensuring Your Accounting House Is In Order

Media Law

Each week, we’re highlighting one of the resources from our recently launched LawSites Resource Center , a library of downloadable content such as ebooks, white papers, case studies and more from experts and vendors in the legal industry.

Cyberspace Resources and International Law

Media Law Prof Blog

Duncan B. Hollis, Temple University School of Law, has published Stewardship versus Sovereignty? International Law and the Apportionment of Cyberspace in Canada Centre for Global Security Studies, Cyberdialogue 2012: What is Stewardship in Cyberspace? Here is the abstract. The 2012

New Site Is Comprehensive Resource for Federal and State Jury Instructions

Media Law

A new website, Trialdex , is a comprehensive resource for finding and comparing federal and state jury instructions. Formally launched yesterday, the site provides a searchable collection all official or quasi-official federal civil and criminal instructions and annotations, as well as an index of 20,000 legal terms, statutes, CFRs and Supreme Court cases referenced in jury instructions. The index includes every reference in a federal instruction or annotation to a U.S.

Featured Resource: Part of an In-House Legal Team That’s Currently Working Remotely? Here’s How to Manage your Matters

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Each week, we’re highlighting one of the resources from our recently launched LawSites Resource Center , a library of downloadable content such as ebooks, white papers, case studies and more from experts and vendors in the legal industry.

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ALM Shuts Down Smart Litigator, Its Web Resource for Litigators

Media Law

The ad was for Smart Litigator, a product launched in 2010 by ALM as a multi-faceted resource for litigators. The post ALM Shuts Down Smart Litigator, Its Web Resource for Litigators appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. Among my dubious claims to fame was having had my over-sized visage plastered on a full-page ad that ran in the New York Law Journal in 2011. The reason I was in the ad was that I […].

Webinar 4/16: Corona Resources: Find the Right Tool for Your Remote Practice

Media Law

If you are suddenly scrambling for the best technology to help you work from home, then consider signing up for this webinar this week featuring a panel of legal tech experts.

A Smart Resource for Smart Litigators

Media Law

Legal media company ALM has rather quietly launched a new Web resource for litigators, Smart Litigator. All of it falls under one of three umbrella categories: Research, Draft & Prepare and Additional Resources. Under Additional Resources, you will find: News. A collection of links to litigation blogs, expert witness information, investigatory tools and other Web resources.

Three More Resources Relating to Judge Profiling

Media Law

The post Three More Resources Relating to Judge Profiling appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. In a post yesterday, In Litigation and Legal Research, Judge Analytics is the New Black, I wrote about three websites that provide data and analytics about judges. Thanks to sharp-eyed readers, I have learned of three other sites with similar missions. Two of the sites were just this week awarded start-up funding through the Knight News […].

Asked and Answered: What can I do if my co-writer bails before the script is finished?

Gordon P. Firemark

Asked & Answered Arts copyright Exclusive right Filmmaking Spec script Writers Resources WritingQ: Last year I hit it off with fellow film-maker and we decided to write a script together. This was the first time I’ve had a partner on a writing project and we were both very eager and excited to produce something. Unfortunately, we began without considering a contract!

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Virtual ‘Growth Summit’ for Legal Tech Startups Monday will Launch New Startup Resource

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Beyond the summit, Chiriboga plans to build the site into a comprehensive resource for legal tech startups on marketing and business development strategies. A free, three-day virtual summit designed to help legal tech startups accelerate growth kicks off Monday, April 1, with tomorrow, March 29, the last day to register.

DOJ Criminal Resource Manual: Bedside reading for YouTube Fans

Music Technology Policy

We will get into this in more detail, but YouTube fans may enjoy reading the handy Criminal Resource Manual published by the United States Departement of Justice (of Google Books fame, among other things). In particular, Chapter 1847 "Criminal Copyright Infringement":"There are four essential elements to a charge of criminal copyright infringement. In order to sustain a conviction under section

Entertainment Law Resources Blog: Copyright Registration Checklist Scripts or compl.

Entertainment Law Resources Blog

Entertainment Law Resources Blog: Copyright Registration Checklist Scripts or compl. : "You can now register your scripts and films over the internet with the electronic copyright office, the ECO system.

Universal Wants MGM's James Bond Lawsuit Rejected As 'Patent Waste of Resources'

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The Aaron Berg spy drama script, "Section 6," is the target of a major studio fight. read more. The Business Movies THR Online THR, Esq. Business

Great resource for IP fans

Music Technology Policy

We're very fortunate to have Professor Doug Lichtman at the UCLA School of Law, and you can experience just how lucky lucky is at Professor Lichtman's podcast site [link]. I highly commend the podcasts to anyone who is serious about intellectual property. Professor Lichtman has a great sense of humor--you can always tell when someone has mastered a subject as they can inject wit into the material. In the words of Gust Avrakotos, there's no reason why this can't be fun

States May Pool Resources to Investigate Google’s Data Collection

JetLawBlog

A number of other states are also concerned, and both states that participated in the call and those that did not are discussing whether to pool their resources for an investigation. Attorneys General from approximately thirty states are discussing whether Google violated any laws when cars used by the company to snap pictures for the Street View service also collected personal information sent over a number of unsecured wireless networks.

Matthew Bender Seeks to Become Amicus in Georgia Copyright Suit Against Public Resource

Media Law

The post Matthew Bender Seeks to Become Amicus in Georgia Copyright Suit Against Public Resource appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. There was a flurry of activity this week in the copyright lawsuit by the state of Georgia against Public.Resource.Org over publication of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated. Both the plaintiff, the state of Georgia’s Code Revision Commission, and Public.Resource.Org filed motions for summary judgment.