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Supreme Court Solidifies Privacy Protections for Cellphone Data by Holding Warrantless Searches Incident to Arrest Unconstitutional

Supreme Court Solidifies Privacy Protections for Cellphone Data by Holding Warrantless Searches Incident to Arrest Unconstitutional

DWT Media Law July 2, 2014 Comments Off on Supreme Court Solidifies Privacy Protections for Cellphone Data by Holding Warrantless Searches Incident to Arrest Unconstitutional

By Ronald G. London and Robert Corn-Revere In a consolidated decision in Riley v. California and United States v. Wurie, the Court held that a warrantless search of a suspect’s cellphone data incident to arrest is

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New York Appellate Court Adopts “Endorsed or Intended” Threshold Test for Libel by Implication

New York Appellate Court Adopts “Endorsed or Intended” Threshold Test for Libel by Implication

DWT Media Law July 1, 2014 Comments Off on New York Appellate Court Adopts “Endorsed or Intended” Threshold Test for Libel by Implication

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The Big Picture: Aereo Held to Violate Public Performance Right

The Big Picture: Aereo Held to Violate Public Performance Right

DWT Media Law June 30, 2014 Comments Off on The Big Picture: Aereo Held to Violate Public Performance Right

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California Supreme Court Holds Names of Officers in Police Shootings Should Be Disclosed

California Supreme Court Holds Names of Officers in Police Shootings Should Be Disclosed

DWT Media Law June 26, 2014 Comments Off on California Supreme Court Holds Names of Officers in Police Shootings Should Be Disclosed

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New York Decision Protects Author’s Speculation on Paternity as  Opinion Based on Disclosed Facts — Oleniak v. Slaton

New York Decision Protects Author’s Speculation on Paternity as Opinion Based on Disclosed Facts — Oleniak v. Slaton

DWT Media Law June 25, 2014 Comments Off on New York Decision Protects Author’s Speculation on Paternity as Opinion Based on Disclosed Facts — Oleniak v. Slaton

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2nd Circuit Issues Its Fair Use Ruling in Authors Guild v. HathiTrust

2nd Circuit Issues Its Fair Use Ruling in Authors Guild v. HathiTrust

DWT Media Law June 24, 2014 Comments Off on 2nd Circuit Issues Its Fair Use Ruling in Authors Guild v. HathiTrust

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European Union’s Highest Court Rules Google Must Remove Links Containing Personal Data

European Union’s Highest Court Rules Google Must Remove Links Containing Personal Data

DWT Media Law June 23, 2014 Comments Off on European Union’s Highest Court Rules Google Must Remove Links Containing Personal Data

By Thomas R. Burke, Robert D. Balin, and Ambika K. Doran In a significant and concerning decision, the European Court of Justice (“ECJ”) has endorsed the so-called “right to be forgotten” and ruled that,

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The Redskins Decision: What It Means and Does Not Mean

The Redskins Decision: What It Means and Does Not Mean

DWT Media Law June 20, 2014 Comments Off on The Redskins Decision: What It Means and Does Not Mean

By David M. Silverman and Marshall J. Nelson The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB or Board) decided to cancel the Washington Redskins’ federal trademark registrations for REDSKINS as disparaging of Native Americans, in

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