I don't talk much about my high school years, typically.I went to high school in Chesterland, Ohio, near Kent State University's Geauga campus. If you've never been to Northeast Ohio, the best way I can describe it is to say that it's a great place to be from.
When is a speech for a student government office disruptive? When it’s effective, at least according to Edmonds-Woodway High School administrators.On Feb.
If you’re the kind of person who pays attention to court opinions about First Amendment lawsuits, you’ll probably remember the 2007 dissent written by Chief Judge Dennis G.
In 2007, Viacom filed a lawsuit against YouTube, seeking a billion dollars in damages for the infringement of Viacom copyrghts in videos uploaded to YouTube by third-party users. On Wednesday, a federal district judge granted YouTube summary judgment, saying the claims were barred by the DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act).
The Attorney General of Tennessee recently opined that the SEC was within its rights to limit media access to college sporting events to those news organizations who were willing to sign away large sections of their intellectual property rights as part of a credentialing scheme.It’s a neat idea, and I’m sure it would be expedient for the SEC if the world really did work that way, but I’m afraid the Attorney General’s opinion raises more copyright questions than it answers—not the least of those questions being whether the SEC’s credentialing scheme is actually preempted by federal copyright law.Preemption is a doctrine that says, when there’s a disagreement between state laws and federal laws, the federal law wins.
If you’re contemplating wearing your favorite Saints T-shirt to a Super Bowl party, make sure there aren’t any NFL lawyers invited first.That’s because the NFL has decided to commit the 21st century’s defining example of corporate shark-jumping by threatening to sue its fans.