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7th Circuit Affirms Early Dismissal Based on Fair Use in “South Park” Parody Case

7th Circuit Affirms Early Dismissal Based on Fair Use in “South Park” Parody Case

DWT Media Law July 2, 2012 Comments Off on 7th Circuit Affirms Early Dismissal Based on Fair Use in “South Park” Parody Case

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Stolen Valor Act Ruled as Violation of First Amendment

Stolen Valor Act Ruled as Violation of First Amendment

DWT Media Law July 1, 2012 Comments Off on Stolen Valor Act Ruled as Violation of First Amendment

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Unanimous Supreme Court Invalidates FCC’s “Fleeting Expletives” Indecency Decisions and Denies Review of Invalidated Super Bowl Fine

Unanimous Supreme Court Invalidates FCC’s “Fleeting Expletives” Indecency Decisions and Denies Review of Invalidated Super Bowl Fine

DWT Media Law June 20, 2012 Comments Off on Unanimous Supreme Court Invalidates FCC’s “Fleeting Expletives” Indecency Decisions and Denies Review of Invalidated Super Bowl Fine

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Trademark Issues to Consider When Covering the Upcoming 2012 Olympic Games

Trademark Issues to Consider When Covering the Upcoming 2012 Olympic Games

DWT Media Law June 18, 2012 Comments Off on Trademark Issues to Consider When Covering the Upcoming 2012 Olympic Games

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Some PACs Stop Running “Electioneering Communication” Ads to Avoid Reporting Requirements

Some PACs Stop Running “Electioneering Communication” Ads to Avoid Reporting Requirements

DWT Media Law May 15, 2012 Comments Off on Some PACs Stop Running “Electioneering Communication” Ads to Avoid Reporting Requirements

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Court of Appeals Strikes Down Communications Act Ban on Political and Issue Advertising on Noncommercial Broadcasting Stations

Court of Appeals Strikes Down Communications Act Ban on Political and Issue Advertising on Noncommercial Broadcasting Stations

DWT Media Law April 13, 2012 Comments Off on Court of Appeals Strikes Down Communications Act Ban on Political and Issue Advertising on Noncommercial Broadcasting Stations

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Bet on it: Department of Justice’s legal opinion may open door to more internet gambling

Bet on it: Department of Justice’s legal opinion may open door to more internet gambling

DWT Media Law April 2, 2012 Comments Off on Bet on it: Department of Justice’s legal opinion may open door to more internet gambling

By Jimmy Nguyen Last December, the U.S. Department of Justice raised both eyebrows and excitement by abruptly changing its legal stance about some forms of internet gambling.  Previously, the DOJ interpreted the Interstate Wire

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