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26 Nov 2015, 12:36 pm
” Sookman says that, if the Supreme Court had supported the CBC’s appeal in its entirety — by using the principle of tech neutrality to delegitimize the rights of copyright holders — the court would have effectively rewritten legislation that had already been clearly worded. [read post]
26 Nov 2015, 10:32 am by Glyn Moody
The UK's new private copying exception had been in a state of legal limbo following a judicial review of the legislation in June, which had been sought by the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors, the Musicians’ Union, and UK Music. [read post]
26 Nov 2015, 8:11 am by Lawrence Solum
Legislative enactments governing policing are few and far between. [read post]
26 Nov 2015, 6:19 am by Ben
The move comes as part of the campaign called Artists In Europe which is a bid to "ensure that protection for artists' intellectual property sits at the heart of the new legislation".Songwriters have already had a say. [read post]
26 Nov 2015, 5:48 am by Alan White
The federal government owns most of the nation's student loan debt and mortgage debt (via the effectively nationalized and nominally independent GSEs), and could therefore legislate a variety of tailored debt reduction programs, that might begin to repay the nation's huge debt to the descendants of its former slaves. [read post]
26 Nov 2015, 5:00 am by Glenn Reynolds
Which 2016 Presidential candidate will support legislation to protect boys in the classroom? [read post]
26 Nov 2015, 5:00 am by Ms. Magna Carta
The exhibition, titled "Magna Carta: Law, Liberty and Legacy", is currently taking place at in Edmonton at the Legislative Assembly of Alberta Visitor Centre. [read post]
26 Nov 2015, 4:07 am by David Fraser
The paper outlined three legislative options for allowing access to basic subscriber information: An administrative scheme that would not involve court approval.A new judicial order process or a tweak to the existing regime.A judicial order process for subscriber information with a greater expectation of privacy and an administrative, non-judicial one for less sensitive subscriber data.Paulson said while the Internet is a marvellous boon to communication, education and commerce, it is also… [read post]
26 Nov 2015, 3:50 am by SHG
So, while the Kochs and the liberal groups used similar language in their critique of the criminal justice system, when it came down to actual legislation, the Kochs were focused on reducing criminal prosecutions of corporations, not people. [read post]
25 Nov 2015, 4:00 pm
Among his many legislative accomplishments, Eric led the effort to reform the broken and outdated Rockefeller drug laws, and he cracked down on health insurance companies trying to deny coverage to vulnerable New Yorkers. [read post]
25 Nov 2015, 1:30 pm by Ilya Somin
If the federal government has power over immigration, then federal legislation supersedes any contrary state laws, under the Supremacy Clause of Article VI of the Constitution. [read post]
25 Nov 2015, 12:14 pm by Bradley McAllister
A new constitutional provision before Thailand's legislative body, known as the the junta or the National Council for Peace and Order, would exculpate the use of force by military personnel if the conduct is "carried out with honest intention" in the interest of... [read post]
25 Nov 2015, 12:11 pm by Fiona de Londras
The risk to life provision—Head 6—is as close to a legislative reinstatement of the X Case as one can imagine. [read post]
25 Nov 2015, 11:15 am by Bryan P. Sears
Lawmakers considering how to change policing in Maryland are pushing for an early release of a list of police agencies not adopting state-recommended anti-racial profiling practices. [read post]
25 Nov 2015, 11:00 am by Ben
DMCA legislation does not, on the facts of a case brought by two music publishers and Rightscorp against Cox Communications, shield the major Internet provider from liability for illegal music downloading by its subscribers.Two music companies, BMG Rights Management LLC and Round Hill Music LP, filed a lawsuit against Cox in 2014, claiming that Cox, which provides Internet service to millions of people, deliberately turned a blind eye to illegal downloading by its subscribers… [read post]
25 Nov 2015, 10:30 am
Washington needs strong representatives to support legislation like the Sentencing Reform Act. [read post]
25 Nov 2015, 10:04 am by George Ticoras, Esq.
The State Administration Committee is conducting a poll among all state legislators to determine whether lawmakers consider the rules consistent with the intent of recent legislation. [read post]
25 Nov 2015, 9:45 am by Marco Rossi
The Italian bill once enacted into law will need legislative decrees with enforcement provisions to be adopted by the Government pursuant to the legislative authority granted therein. [read post]
25 Nov 2015, 8:34 am by Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
The Motion for Stay references the affidavits by the States that demonstrate they will suffer irreparable injury, absent a stay, through mandatory legislative changes and significant expenditures of state monies to study and develop responses to the plan outline. [read post]