Categorized Media

That Day Hacker News Generated 19K Page Views

Constitutional + Government + Media + Practice + Public + Tech

Reflections on GitHub for Lawyers climbing into the top-ten on Hacker News and sending 19,000 page views to this site.

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Adventitious Reading List

Education + Media + Practice

A collection of links saved over the last couple of years through Instapaper.

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Law Is Code

Business + Economics + Media + Practice + Tech

Coupling website and app building services with legal services offers small business clients a marked advantage in the modern marketplace.

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On Legal Education

Arts + Education + Media + Public

Learning is a literal changing of the mind, and we can’t go back. What implication for lawyers, for whom few mysteries of society remain?

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MA Tax on Software Services

Business + Media + Tax + Tech

An early look at Massachusetts’ new tax on software services.

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GitHub for Lawyers

Media + Practice + Tech

Version control is inescapably necessary to legal drafting, and law is the original code.

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RI Tax Exemption for Arts

Arts + Business + Media + Tax

A look at the expansion of Rhode Island’s tax exemption for a range of artistic endeavors.

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Digital Asset Management

Copyright + First Amendment + Litigation + Media + Tech

As our lives become increasingly documented by digital means, the question of legacy and inheritance has too become digital.

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Electronic Discovery Process

Litigation + Media + Practice + Tech

An approach to massive digital document production and review processes, and whether they comport with Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26.

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First Sale Digital

Arts + Copyright + Media + Tech

A look at the first sale doctrine under 17 U.S.C. §109(a), as well as applicability of the fair use and first sale affirmative defenses.

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First Sale Imports

Arts + Copyright + International + Litigation + Media

Resolving three sections of the Copyright Act – 17 U.S.C. §§106(3) (exclusive rights), 109(a) (first sale exception), and 602(a)(1) (importation restriction).

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Social Media Spoliation

Litigation + Media + Practice + Tech

A look at a case treating a jury instruction on an adverse evidentiary inference for failing to preserve a Facebook account.

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The New Media Space

Business + International + Media + Practice + Tech

Lawyers practicing in the new media space face cross-border issues, including representation of clients who offer globally accessible content and services.

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Recessionary Decline in Creation

Arts + Copyright + Government + Media + Public

The recession affected copyright filings like it affected the open market, dropping very roughly 50% from peak to trough between 2007 and 2009.

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