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Seeing 'Red' over the state of copyright law

November 12, 2021

What can Taylor Swift's ongoing project to re-record her albums teach us about music copyright, licensing, and the state of the industry? Quite a lot, actually! The underlying composition and the actual recorded track are two different things. Taylor's

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If you like the Grammys ... then you should apply for it

October 19, 2016

Look, we're not saying if you win the 19th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition that you'll meet Beyoncé. Not even close. But you'll have a much greater chance of meeting Queen Bey if you put your legal skills to use. The contest, co-sponsored by The Grammy Foundation and

Entertainment Law

My unconventional experience in the entertainment law industry

September 07, 2016

Most rising 2Ls and 3Ls interested in film or television entertainment law go for the most coveted business and legal internships in the U.S. – like with Disney, Lionsgate, or MGM. But this summer, I worked for an independent multi-media production company in Dallas, Tx., and I would not change

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Exploring Growing Areas of Law

February 01, 2013

By Janan Hanna. Building on Student Lawyer’s article about hot practice areas (February 2012), this year we examine three areas of law that are starting to grow because of changing demographics, health care reform, and a poor economy. While major change is often scary, if