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Jan
12

In August 2014, Taylor Swift released her hit song “Shake It Off,” which has now been viewed on YouTube more than three billion times. However, although this song would go on to break records and garner critical acclaim, it also subjected Swift to a potential trial. In 2017, songwriters Sean Hall and Nathan Butler filed

Jan
10

Amid the current “real” housing market, investors all over the metaverse are grappling to get a piece of virtual real estate. What is this virtual real estate, and what makes it different from “real” real estate? In online games that are part of the metaverse, games like Decentraland and Sandbox, players can buy NFTs to

Jan
06

Copyrights are broad forms of intellectual property that are given legal protection once the author transforms the work into a “tangible form of expression.” Hence, books, photos, songs, movies, artwork, and other types of expression are subject to copyright protection. With the existence of platforms like YouTube, Instagram, and Twitter, it is increasingly easy for

Dec
18

As civil unrest flared across the United States following the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, videographers and photojournalists—both professional and amateur—found themselves targeted by police for arrests, beatings, and harassment. Increasingly, journalists on the scene of civil unrest rely on smartphones as their primary tool for gathering and disseminating news. The advent of

Dec
18

Even though common law courts create and articulate the law within their decisions, surprisingly little is known about the quantitative readability levels of any single national apex court’s decisions, and even less is known about how any one apex court’s readability levels compare to those of other similar apex courts. This Article offers new data

Dec
18

The modern right to repair movement is a reactionary groundswell of consumer-rights advocacy, which opposes longexisting, monopolistic, and unfair market practices that have essentially been left unchecked in recent years. Specifically, the right to repair movement seeks to advance consumers’ ability to repair their purchased goods, ranging from consumer electronics to multi-million-dollar farm equipment, so

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