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Dec 22

Incentivizing Graffiti: Extending Copyright Protection to a Prominent Artistic Movement

posted by Henry Lifton

Incentivizing Graffiti: Extending Copyright Protection to a Prominent Artistic Movement Sara Cloon* Introduction “Copyright is for losers.”[1] Or so asserted graffiti artist Banksy while also asserting his rights under the Copyright, Designs and Patent Act of 1988.[2] Banksy claims to be anti-copyright, yet simultaneously uses copyright law to enforce his intellectual property rights. As the […]

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Nov 28

Addressing the Retirement Crisis with Shadow 401(K)s

posted by Henry Lifton

Addressing the Retirement Crisis With Shadow 401(k)s Deepa Das Acevedo* Introduction The United States has been juggling a handful of socio-economic crises lately. The subprime mortgage crisis, the auto industry crisis, the education crisis, the obesity crisis—the list isn’t short and shows no signs of becoming so. Within this group of economically and socially disruptive […]

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Nov 2

Through the Looking Glass in Indiana: Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse and the Duty of Confidentiality

posted by Henry Lifton

Through the Looking Glass in Indiana: Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse and the Duty of Confidentiality Alberto Bernabe* Introduction It is often said that the duty of confidentiality is the most important of all the fiduciary duties attorneys owe their clients.[1] This is so because without confidentiality, clients would presumably not feel free to seek […]

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Oct 24

New Wine in Old Wineskins: Metaphor and Legal Research

posted by Henry Lifton

New Wine in Old Wineskins: Metaphor and Legal Research Amy E. Sloan* & Colin Starger** And no one puts new wine into old wineskins; otherwise, the wine will burst the skins, and the wine is lost, and so are the skins; but one puts new wine into fresh wineskins.[1] Introduction Language gives and language takes […]

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