Jan 19, 2018

Not many Hollywood films are made immediately in response to the outcome of a presidential election. But that is what Steven Spielberg and Amy Pascal have done. They made the film The Post in response to President Donald Trump’s intense, repetitive, and vicious attacks on the legitimacy of the American press.

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Jan 15, 2018

Professor Ed Zelinsky is quoted in Law360's article on the U.S. Supreme Court accepting South Dakota's direct challenge to the court's 1992 ruling that retailers must have a physical presence within a state to be liable for collection and remittance of use taxes.

Jan 12, 2018

January 12, 2018 - Professor Christopher Buccafusco was quoted in Billboard magazine regarding a possible legal battle between singer Lana Del Ray and Radiohead. Radiohead claims Del Ray’s song “Get Free” possesses similarities to Radiohead’s 1992 hit “Creep.”

“Copyright law is not about novelty," says Professor Christopher Buccafusco, "it's just about coming to something on your own." 

Jan 9, 2018

Professor Edward Zelinsky was quoted in a Chicago Tribune article about the tax exemption given to clergy. He does not believe the tax break that’s given to clergy violates the First Amendment. But the tax break is under scrutiny by the Freedom From Religion Foundation, a self-proclaimed guardian of church-state separation based in Madison, Wis., that challenged the tax break, and won, in a Wisconsin court.

Jan 9, 2018

January 9, 2018 - Vice Dean Myriam Gilles testified before the Vermont Senate Judiciary Committee last week, to offer expertise to Vermont lawmakers who are considering action meant to limit arbitration clauses. In an article in VTDigger, Gilles said people agree to arbitration clauses, because they want the job, the service or the product. If they want to bring a complaint, however, they end up being forced into a process outside of the courts, which denies people the right to a judicial proceeding and can be expensive.

Jan 9, 2018

January 9, 2018 - Professor Aaron Wright is quoted in Bloomberg Law on blockchain's impact on law firms. The article states that lawyers have become more and more interested in blockchain law over the past few years. 

"The more people started looking at blockchain technologies, the more it became clear that what we're talking about its reimagining the way we do commerce," said Wright in the article. "A big part of that equation is the legal industry and lawyers."

Jan 9, 2018

LLM Guide looks at law schools offering fashion law programs to LLMs. The publication highlights Cardozo's Fashion, Arts, Media and Entertainment Law Center in the article, and interviewed Val Myteberi, assistant dean of graduate and international programs.

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