Kenneth Pybus's Archive

Rocker Sammy Hagar must face ex-Playboy bunny’s lawsuit

0 Commentsby   |  08.29.14  |  Libel, privacy: false light

Rocker Sammy Hagar must face ex-Playboy bunny’s lawsuit. More »

Video Game Makers Strike Out in College Athlete Cases

0 Commentsby   |  08.29.14  |  privacy: appropriation

Jackson Walker, a Dallas law firm, has a great essay on the use of college athlete likenesses in video games. It would be a good topic for a Comm Law research paper. More »

Burbage v. Burbage at the Texas Supreme Court

0 Commentsby   |  08.29.14  |  Libel

I want to direct your attention to a decision that came out of the Texas Supreme Court today. Burbage v.┬áBurbage is a libel case involving two brothers, and the decision has several interesting facets. But the most important aspect to me relates to a discussion we had in class but one we have not studied thoroughly. More »

Why The Obama Administration Wants This Journalist In Jail – Yahoo Finance

0 Commentsby   |  08.28.14  |  Newsgathering

My thanks to Craig Churchill in the ACU library for reminding me about this ongoing challenge to press freedom. More »

Lindsay Lohan’s `Grand Theft Auto’ Suit Must Overcome Tough New York Law

0 Commentsby   |  08.28.14  |  Video Games, privacy: appropriation

lacey

Lacey Jonas (not Lindsey Lohan, apparently)

Lindsay Lohan’s `Grand Theft Auto’ Suit Must Overcome Tough New York Law. More »

Lawsuit challenges limits on what employees can say on social media – Houston Chronicle

0 Commentsby   |  08.28.14  |  Internet speech

Lawsuit challenges limits on what employees can say on social media – Houston Chronicle. More »

Social media posts question application of First Amendment – Opinion/Columns – Tri Cities

0 Commentsby   |  08.25.14  |  Censorship and Prior Restraint

Social media posts question application of First Amendment – Opinion/Columns – Tri Cities. More »

Did UK Gov’t Already Effectively Outlaw Anonymity Online With Its New Defamation Law? | Techdirt

0 Commentsby   |  08.12.14  |  Free Speech

Did UK Gov\\\’t Already Effectively Outlaw Anonymity Online With Its New Defamation Law? | Techdirt. More »

Satanist plan to stage ‘black mass’ in Oklahoma City sparks outrage

0 Commentsby   |  08.08.14  |  Establishment Clause and Free Exercise Clause

Satanists\\\’ plan to stage \\\’black mass\\\’ in Oklahoma City sparks outrage | Fox News. More »

The Case for Banning Laptops in the Classroom – The New Yorker

0 Commentsby   |  08.06.14  |  Supplemental Information

The Case for Banning Laptops in the Classroom – The New Yorker. More »