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It’s Criminal, I Tell Ya!

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/113. Yamashita v. Scholastic Inc., 17-1957 (2d Cir.

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We are Not Blind to the Harsh Economic Realities of Streaming: An Interview with an Indie Publisher

Music Technology Policy

[Following is an interview with a reader who is an independent publisher about how they view the future for songwriters and independent publishers in the streaming upside down world to the right of the decimal place. The publisher requested to remain anonymous.]. Chris Castle/MTP : I want to ask you about challenges in the streaming reality for an independent publisher.

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Ninth Circuit: Montana Statute Prohibiting Political Robocalls Violates First Amendment

Media Law Prof Blog

In Victory Processing v. Fox, the 9th Circuit has ruled that a Montana statute prohibiting political robocalls runs afoul of the First Amendment, holding while the government may regulate the time, place, and manner of such calls, it may not

Fastcase Acquires NextChapter, the Cloud-Based Bankruptcy Platform

Media Law

It is quite literally the next chapter for the cloud-based bankruptcy platform NextChapter , as legal research company Fastcase today announces that it has acquired the Columbus, Ohio, company.

Bombshell Whistleblower Report: A 'Promise' By Trump? - The Day That Was.

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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The Coming Crisis: #SayNoToZoe on CASE Act Threats

Music Technology Policy

The new copyright small claims court legislation (The CASE Act) passed the House Judiciary Committee, but not without thuggery from Rep. Zoe Lofgren and the Internet Association.

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Justice Department Sues Edward Snowden Over His Failure To Submit Manuscript of New Book for Pre-Publication Review

Media Law Prof Blog

The U.S. Department of Justice is suing Edward Snowden, claiming that the publication violates the non-disclosure agreement he signed as an employee of a company that contracted with the NSA and was also an employee with the CIA. Under these

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Speaker Nancy Pelosi On Indicting A Sitting President : NPR

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Pelosi is playing a nasty game with the American people. She is not as ignorant as she pretends to be. She is trying to placate the public knowing full well the law she is proposing is unconstitutional. "In

FCC Establishes First Two Innovation Zones

Media Law Prof Blog

From an FCC press release: FCC ESTABLISHES FIRST TWO INNOVATION ZONES New York City & Salt Lake City Projects Empower Advanced Wireless Technology and 5G-Ready Network Experimentation -- WASHINGTON, September 16, 2019—The Federal Communications Commission today announced the creation of

Alexander on the Legacy of Schenck and Abrams in Free Speech Jurisprudence

Media Law Prof Blog

Larry Alexander, University of San Diego School of Law, is publishing Inciting, Requesting, Provoking, or Persuading Others to Commit Crimes: The Legacy of Schenck and Abrams in Free Speech Jurisprudence in the SMU Law Review. Here is the abstract.

Kahn on Mask Bans as Expressions of Memory Politics in the United States

Media Law Prof Blog

Robert Kahn, University of St. Thomas School of Law (Minnesota), has published Mask Bans As Expressions of Memory Politics in the United States. Here is the abstract. Mask laws have a lengthy history in the United States, one primarily, but

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LawNext Episode 53: Longtime Orrick Chair Ralph Baxter on Innovating Law Practice

Media Law

Ralph Baxter spent nearly a quarter century as chairman and CEO of Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe, leading its growth from a regional San Francisco law firm specializing in municipal finance to one of the world’s largest firms with offices worldwide and a diverse array of practices.

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At $1.1 Billion, 2019 Is A Record Year for Legal Tech Investments — And It’s Only September

Media Law

For the first time last year, annual investment in legal technology companies reached $1 billion. This year, legal tech investments have already surpassed that, totaling at least $1.1 billion to date — a record for annual investment in legal technology, and with three months still to go before year end. I surveyed investments in legal technology this year and found a total of $1,095,215,968 invested to date.

Failure To Impeach Has Consequences!

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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Litigation Finance Startup Legalist Raises $100 Million to Fund Lawsuits

Media Law

Legalist , a San Francisco-based litigation finance company started by two Harvard University dropouts and advised by retired 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Richard Posner, has just raised $100 million, which it will use to fund plaintiffs in 100-200 commercial cases over the next two years.

Jamelle Bouie - Assessing the Third Democratic Presidential Debate | The.

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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Full Frontal’s Second Annual Brett Kavanaugh Remembrance Act | Full Fron.

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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Another Day, Another $50M Invested in A Legal Tech Company

Media Law

The digital ink is barely dry on my post yesterday recapping a record year in legal tech investments , and today there is news of another — in fact a further investment in a company already on my list for an investment earlier this year.

Meet the Rich: The Koch Brothers | Full Frontal on TBS

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Discount Code for LawSites Readers for Clio Cloud Conference

Media Law

A conference that has consistently been one of the best for legal professionals interested in learning how to better manage their practices and use technology is the Clio Cloud Conference.

Integreon Launches Service for Rapid Response to Cyber Incidents

Media Law

Of the challenges a company faces in the wake of a cyber incident, one of the most critical is identifying the individuals affected by the breach and developing a notification list.

Trump Impeachment Teach-in with Reps. Pramila Jayapal and Jamie Raskin

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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Climate scientist says lifestyle changes aren't enough, policy changes n.

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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Brett Kavanaugh Fit In With the Privileged Kids. She Did Not. - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"Deborah Ramirez had the grades to go to Yale in 1983. But she wasn’t prepared for what she’d find there. A top student in southwestern Connecticut, she studied hard but socialized little. She was raised Catholic and had a sheltered upbringing.

The Well-Documented Case of Trump’s Undocumented Employees | Full Fronta.

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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Pelosi, What Up and Impeach Trump. Your Stupidity Is Forcing All Of Us To Live In The Twilight Zone. History Will Rightly Judge You Harshly.

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

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Trump Pressed Ukraine’s Leader as Giuliani Pushed for Biden Inquiry - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

" Trump Pressed Ukraine’s Leader as Giuliani Pushed for Biden Inquiry President Trump told reporters that he did not know who was behind the whistle-blower complaint against him, adding, “I just hear it’s a partisan person.” Doug Mills/The New York Times WASHINGTON — President Trump repeatedly pressed the Ukrainian president in a phone call to talk with his personal lawyer Rudolph W. Giuliani, who had been urging the government in Kiev for months to investigate former Vice President Joseph R.

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Whistle-Blower’s Complaint Is Said to Involve Multiple Acts by Trump - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Whistle-Blower’s Complaint Is Said to Involve Multiple Acts by Trump - The New York Times

House investigator confronts Trump aide under oath for lying on MSNBC

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

House investigator confronts Trump aide under oath for lying on MSNBC

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Harris: Trump White House choreographed 'sham' Kavanaugh hearing

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Harris: Trump White House choreographed 'sham' Kavanaugh hearing

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Will Biden's 'tone-deaf' answer on reparations hurt standing with black voters?

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Will Biden's 'tone-deaf' answer on reparations hurt standing with black voters

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