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Evidence and criminal procedure professors will warn students not to take too much out of television shows like Law & Order and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.  One can only imagine what they would have to say about juvenile cartoons such as South Park.  But beyond the foul language and crude storylines, South Park [...]

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Satire. Is it a Fair Use?

On February 23, 2009 By JETLaw

The kindness of strangers, eh? Turns out the estate of author Tennessee Williams is no longer so keen on helping out strangers. The University of the South, which owns Mr. Williams’s catalogue, including his famous play A Streetcar Named Desire, has threatened legal action against a New York City playwright. The [...]

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A New Jersey judge recently handed down the long-awaited decision in the defamation case filed by “hot chicks” pictured in the book entitled Hot Chicks with Douchebags, who had apparently taken offense to having their pictures published in the book without their permission. According to their complaint, the three girls had [...]

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