Archive for April, 2008

The Happy Birthday copyright

by   |  04.29.08  |  Current Events

Texas strip clubs must pay ‘pole tax’ during appeal

by   |  04.20.08  |  Current Events

Here’s more about the case. More »

Prosecutor: No crime in photo of undercover officer

by   |  04.20.08  |  Current Events

Student Flag Project Draws Controversy in Maine

by   |  04.17.08  |  Current Events

Wikipedia’s zealots

by   |  04.17.08  |  Current Events

Another reason you can’t trust Wikipedia for some topics… I’m sure there are dozens of people involved in all sorts of controversial subjects. More »

Cyber-SLAPP on Best of the Web

by   |  04.10.08  |  Current Events

There’s all sorts of great Comm Law content in the first item of James Taranto’s Best of the Web column Thursday. It includes a motion to quash a subpoena, a shield law argument by a blogger (which is one of the sticky points about shield laws), and discussion of a SLAPP action. We’ll talk about it in class next week. More »

50 Cent and Universal sued for pushing "gangsta" life

by   |  04.09.08  |  Media Liability

Perez Hilton Calls Blogger A Defamer

by   |  04.09.08  |  Libel

Is this the future of journalism? More »

L.A. Top Cop Raps Paps Reg

by   |  04.08.08  |  Privacy

Now that’s some old-time headline writing if a do say so myself. More »

A class of copyright thieves? A lawsuit over lecture notes

by   |  04.06.08  |  Copyright and Trademark

Hey, watch what you do with your lecture notes! More »