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Guilt by Accusation: The Challenge of Proving Innocence in the Ag...
by Alan Dershowitz

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English

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Publication Date

November 19, 2019

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“Maybe the question isn’t what happened to Alan Dershowitz. Maybe it’s what happened to everyone else.”—<i>Politico</i><br /><br /><b><i>New York Times </i>bestselling author Alan Dershowitz, one of America’s most respected legal scholars, proves—with incontrovertible evidence—that he is entirely innocent of the sexual misconduct accusations against him, while suggesting a roadmap for how such allegations should truly be handled in a just society.  </b><br /><br />Alan Dershowitz has been called “one of the most prominent and consistent defenders of civil liberties in America” by <i>Politico </i>and “the nation’s most peripatetic civil liberties lawyer and one of its most distinguished defenders of individual rights” by <i>Newsweek</i>. Yet he has come under intense criticism for applying those same principles, and his famed “shoe‑on‑the‑other‑foot test,” to those accused of sexual misconduct.<br /><br /> In <i>Guilt by Accusation</i>, Dershowitz provides an in‑depth analysis of the false accusations against him, alongside a full presentation of the exculpatory evidence that proves his account, including emails from his accuser and an admission of his innocence from her lawyer, David Boies. Additionally, he examines current attitudes toward accusations of sexual misconduct, which are today, in the age of #MeToo, accepted as implicit truth without giving the accused a fair chance to defend themselves and their innocence, and suggests possible pathways back to a society and legal system in which due process is respected above public opinion and the whims of social media mobs.<br /><br /> This book is Alan Dershowitz’s plea for fairness for both accuser and accused, his principled stand for due process no matter the allegation, and his compelling assertion of his own innocence. It is essential reading for anyone who wants to know the inside story behind the accusations against him or who cares about the current societal debate over how we should handle accusations of sexual misconduct.<br /><br /> The #MeToo movement has generally been a force for good, but as with many good movements, it is being exploited by some bad people for personal profit. Supporters of the #MeToo movement must not allow false accusers to hurt real victims by hiding behind its virtuous shield, turning it into an exploitive sword against innocent people.
All You Need to Know About the Music Business: 10th Edition
by Donald S. Passman

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English

Pages

528

Publication Date

December 03, 2019

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<b><i>All You Need to Know About the Music Business</i></b><b> by veteran music lawyer Don Passman—dubbed “the industry bible” by the <i>Los Angeles Times</i>—is now updated to address the biggest transformation of the music industry yet: streaming.</b><br /><br />For more than twenty-five years, <i>All You Need to Know About the Music Business</i> has been universally regarded as the definitive guide to the music industry. Now in its tenth edition, Donald Passman leads novices and experts alike through what has been the most profound change in the music business since the days of wax cylinders and piano rolls. For the first time in history, music is no longer monetized by selling something—it’s monetized by how many times listeners stream a song. And that completely changes the ecosystem of the business, as Passman explains in detail.<br /> <br /> Since the advent of file-sharing technology in the late 1990s to the creation of the iPod, the music industry has been teetering on the brink of a major transformation—and with the newest switch to streaming music, this change has finally come to pass. Passman’s comprehensive guide offers timely, authoritative information from how to select and hire a winning team of advisors and structure their commissions and fees; navigate the ins and outs of record deals, songwriting, publishing, and copyrights; maximize concert, touring, and merchandising deals; and how the game is played in a streaming world.<br /> <br /> “If you want to be in music, you have to read this book,” says Adam Levine, lead singer and guitarist of Maroon 5. With its proven track record, this updated edition of <i>All You Need to Know About the Music Business</i> is more essential than ever for musicians, songwriters, lawyers, agents, promoters, publishers, executives, and managers—anyone trying to navigate the rapid transformation of the industry.
The Law of Journalism and Mass Communication
by , Robert E. Trager

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English

Pages

656

Publication Date

October 18, 2019

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In <strong>The Law of Journalism and Mass Communication</strong>, authors Susan Dente Ross, Amy Reynolds, and Robert Trager present a lively, up-to-date, and comprehensive introduction to media law that brings the law to life for future professional communicators. The book is grounded in the traditions and rules of law but also contains fresh facts and relevant examples that keep readers engaged. Tightly focused breakout boxes highlight contemporary examples of the law in action or emphasize central points of law as well as intersections with international law and policy. The thoroughly updated<strong> Seventh Edition</strong> contains a wealth of new content that is as timely as possible—from the U.S. Supreme Court, federal and state courts, Congress, executive agencies, federal and state policymakers and advisory groups, and media organizations and allies. A refreshed look, feel, and flow of chapters provide readers an understanding of fast-expanding areas of the law and legal complexities.<br />
Death By Cop: A Call for Unity!
by , Judge Charles Gill

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English

Pages

351

Publication Date

January 14, 2020

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Forty-one seconds. <BR><BR>That’s how long Officer Scott Smith and Franklyn Reid knew each other before Reid ended up dead with a bullet in his back, shot in broad daylight by Smith. <BR><BR>Turn on the news today and you’ll likely see a story just like this one. Details might differ, but we’re always left with the same question: <BR><BR><i>How can we reduce—and eventually eliminate—unwarranted police civilian shootings?</i><BR><BR>In 1998, <B>Wayne Reid</B>’s life was changed forever when his brother Franklyn was killed. Now, Wayne is honoring his brother’s memory by calling for an end to the bloodshed. <BR><BR>In <i>Death by Cop: A Call for Unity</i>, Wayne shares the full, unfiltered story of his brother’s case. Offering unparalleled insight into the legal process is <B>Judge Charles D. Gill</B>, who presided over the trial. Together, the duo present the emotional struggle both families (victim and officer) endured, and highlight the courageous acts of all involved.<BR><BR>An unexpected book with an uplifting message, <i>Death by Cop</i> will change perceptions around police shootings and offer courage to others to tell their personal stories.
In Sullivan's Shadow: The Use and Abuse of Libel Law during the L...
by Aimee Edmondson

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English

Pages

312

Publication Date

August 12, 2019

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<P>For many years, the far right has sown public distrust in the media as a political strategy, weaponizing libel law in an effort to stifle free speech and silence African American dissent. In Sullivan's Shadow demonstrates that this strategy was pursued throughout the civil rights era and beyond, as southern officials continued to bring lawsuits in their attempts to intimidate journalists who published accounts of police brutality against protestors. Taking the Supreme Court's famous 1964 case New York Times v. Sullivan as her starting point, Aimee Edmondson illuminates a series of fascinating and often astounding cases that preceded and followed this historic ruling.</P><P>Drawing on archival research and scholarship in journalism, legal history, and African American studies, Edmondson offers a new narrative of brave activists, bold journalists and publishers, and hard­headed southern officials. These little-known courtroom dramas at the intersection of race, libel, and journalism go beyond the activism of the 1960s and span much of the country's history, beginning with lawsuits filed against abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison and concluding with a suit spawned by the 1988 film Mississippi Burning.</P>
Media Law: A Practical Guide (Revised Edition) (Peter Lang Media ...
by Ashley Messenger

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English

Pages

336

Publication Date

June 13, 2019

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<p></p><br /><p><em>Media Law: A Practical Guide (Revised Edition)</em> provides a clear and concise explanation of media law principles. It focuses on the practical aspects of how to protect oneself from claims and how to evaluate the likelihood of a successful claim. This new edition has been revised to reflect important changes and updates to the law, including recent developments relating to scandalous trademarks, embedding, fair use, drones, revenge porn laws, interpretation of emoji, GDPR, false statements laws, lies, and the libel implications of the #MeToo movement.</p><i><br /></i><p><i>Media Law</i> is divided into five sections that help non-lawyers understand how the principles apply to their actual behavior: background information about the legal system; things you can be sued for; how you actually gather information; ways the government can regulate speech; and practical issues that are related to media law. This book is perfect for courses in media and communications law or a combination course in journalism law and ethics, as it covers both the legal and ethical aspects of communication.</p>
Murder and Mayhem in the Big Apple - From the Black Hand to Murd...
by Joe Bruno

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English

Pages

198

Publication Date

August 08, 2014

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<h2>And as a BONUS, you'll get absolutely FREE the BEST SELLING Book "Mob Rats - Joe Valachi," making it TWO books for the price of ONE! </h2><h2><br /></h2><h2>Kindle Unlimited (KU) members get this gangster/murder book for FREE!<br /></h2><h3>"Murder and Mayhem in the Big Apple - From the Black Hand to Murder Incorporated" has been ranked:</h3><h3><br /></h3><h3>AMAZON/USA & AMAZON/UK #1 BEST SELLER IN FREE "TRUE CRIME -HOAXES & DECEPTIONS" & FREE "LAW ENFORCEMENT BIOGRAPHIES"</h3><h3><br /></h3><h3>AMAZON/USA #1 BEST SELLER IN "EMIGRATION & IMMIGRATION"</h3><h3><br /></h3><h3>AMAZON/UK #4 BEST SELLER IN "ADMINISTRATIVE LAW"</h3><h3><br /></h3><h3>AMAZON/USA #4 BEST SELLER IN "INDIGENOUS PEOPLES"</h3><h3><br /></h3><h3>AMAZON/UK #6 BEST SELLER IN "TRUE ACCOUNTS HOAXES & DECEPTIONS"</h3><h3><br /></h3><h3>AMAZON/USA # 9 BEST SELLER IN "LAW ENFORCEMENT - BIOGRAPHIES & MEMOIRS"</h3><h3><br /></h3><h3>AMAZON/USA TOP 10 BEST SELLER IN “HOT NEW RELEASES ORGANIZED CRIME”</h3><h3><br /></h3><h3>AMAZON/UK #10 BEST SELLER IN "LAW ENFORCEMENT BIOGRAPHIES"</h3><h3><br /></h3><h3>AMAZON/USA #14 BEST SELLER IN "HOAXES AND DECEPTIONS"</h3><h3><br /></h3><h3>AMAZON/UK #14 BEST SELLER IN "ADMINISTRATIVE LAW"</h3><h3><br /></h3><h3> AMAZON/USA #19 BEST SELLER IN "TWO-HOUR BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR SHORT READS"</h3><h3><br /></h3><h3>AMAZON/USA TOP 20 BEST SELLER IN “ORGANIZED CRIME”</h3><h3><br /></h3><h3>AMAZON/UK #20 BEST SELLER IN "POLICE BIOGRAPHIES"</h3><br /><br />*****<br /><h3>When it comes to murder and mayhem, there has never been a more fertile backdrop than the mean streets of New York City. </h3><h3><br /><br /></h3><h3>Whether it was murder for profit, or a contract hit ordered by mob bosses, or maybe just a simple hit because the killer didn’t like the victim’s face (this happens more often than you think), there have been more dead bodies deposited in the gutters of New York City than on the streets of any other city in the world. This is in addition to the thousands of murder victims whose bodies “did a Houdini”; or in other words – disappeared. </h3><h3><br /><br /></h3><h3>Most people enjoy reading about a gruesome murder - the bloodier the better. Besides the casual civilian reveling in the miseries of others, certain killers also enjoy reading about their achievements in the press. Other killers couldn’t care less about the notoriety, but instead view the publicity as a method of convincing potential victims if they don’t cough up the cash requested, or do the right thing in other matters; their mutilated bodies might wind up on the front page of the newspapers, too.</h3><h3><br /><br /></h3><h3>Then there is the psyche of the killer himself. Usually, the killer’s first hit makes little psychological impact on him. He doesn’t enjoy it too much, but he figures if this is to be his business of choice, he had better get used to the blood and gore, or slide into another line of work.</h3><h3><br /><br /></h3><h3>However, certain killers enjoy the act of killing so much, they have no qualms about carving up some poor soul’s throat and torso (or maybe both), then celebrating the hit by devouring a rare roast beef sandwich, minutes after slicing his victim into the hereafter.</h3><h3><br /><br /></h3><h3>In highlighting the most prolific killers in the history of New York City if not the world, this book starts with the bloody Black Hand and then pitches forward a decade later to the Boys from Brownsville, who morphed into the greatest death machine in the history of America: Murder Incorporated, better known as Murder Inc.</h3><h3><br /><br /></h3><h3>So fire up your Kindle, pour yourself a glass of your favorite beverage, and enjoy the most vicious killers ever to prowl the streets of New York City.</h3><h3><br /></h3><h3>However - a word of caution. While reading, stay away from rare roast beef sandwiches, dripping in blood.</h3><h3><br /><br />They might not go down too well.</h3><br /><h2>Scroll to the top of this page and GRAB your copy now!</h2><h2></h2>
Digital Media Law
by Ashley Packard

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English

Pages

418

Publication Date

June 25, 2012

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Covering the latest legal updates and rulings, the second edition of <i>Digital Media Law</i> presents a comprehensive introduction to all the critical issues surrounding media law. <ul> <li>Provides a solid foundation in media law</li> <li>Illustrates how digitization and globalization are constantly shifting the legal landscape</li> <li>Utilizes current and relevant examples to illustrate key concepts</li> <li>Revised section on legal research covers how and where to find the law</li> <li>Updated with new rulings relating to corporate political speech, student speech, indecency and Net neutrality, restrictions on libel tourism, cases filed against U.S. information providers, WikiLeaks and shield laws, file sharing, privacy issues, sexting, cyber-stalking, and many others</li> </ul>
War On Drugs Box Set
by Shaun Attwood

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English

Pages

688

Publication Date

October 05, 2017

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Three fast-paced true-crime stories packed into a blistering exposé of the War on Drugs.<br /><br />With 688 pages featuring deadly Colombian drug lords and the CIA, these three books have hundreds of five-star reviews on Amazon and Goodreads.<br /><br />PABLO ESCOBAR: BEYOND NARCOS<br /><br />The mind-blowing true story of Pablo Escobar and the Medellín Cartel beyond their portrayal on Netflix.<br /><br />Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar was a devoted family man and a psychopathic killer; a terrible enemy, yet a wonderful friend. While donating millions to the poor, he bombed and tortured his enemies – some had their eyeballs removed with hot spoons. Through ruthless cunning and America’s insatiable appetite for cocaine, he became a multi-billionaire, who lived in a $100-million house with its own zoo.<br /><br />PABLO ESCOBAR: BEYOND NARCOS demolishes the standard good versus evil telling of Pablo’s story. The authorities were not hunting Pablo down to stop his cocaine business. They were taking over it.<br /><br />THE CALI CARTEL: BEYOND NARCOS<br /><br />From the ashes of Pablo Escobar’s empire rose an even bigger and more malevolent cartel. A new breed of sophisticated mobsters became the kings of cocaine. Their leader was Gilberto Rodríguez Orejuela – known as the Chess Player due to his foresight and calculated cunning.<br /><br />Gilberto and his terrifying brother, Miguel, ran a multi-billion-dollar drug empire like a corporation. They employed a politically astute brand of thuggery and spent $10 million to put a president in power. Although the godfathers from Cali preferred bribery over violence, their many loyal torturers and hit men were never idle.<br /><br />AMERICAN MADE: WHO KILLED BARRY SEAL? PABLO ESCOBAR OR GEORGE HW BUSH<br /><br />Set in a world where crime and government coexist, American Made is the jaw-dropping true story of CIA pilot Barry Seal that the Hollywood movie starring Tom Cruise was afraid to tell.<br /><br />Barry Seal flew cocaine and weapons worth billions of dollars into and out of America in the 1980s. After he became a government informant, Pablo Escobar’s Medellin Cartel offered a million for him alive and half a million dead. But his real trouble began after he threatened to expose the dirty dealings of George HW Bush.<br /><br />AMERICAN MADE rips the roof off Bush and Clinton’s complicity in cocaine trafficking in Mena, Arkansas.<br /><br />“AMERICAN MADE really captures the big picture of my dad’s story” - Aaron Seal, Barry Seal’s son<br /><br />
Clearance & Copyright, 4th Edition: Everything You Need to Know f...
by , Lisa A. Callif

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English

Pages

557

Publication Date

December 09, 2014

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Clearance and Copyright is the industry-standard guide to almost every conceivable rights issue that filmmakers, videomakers, television producers, and Internet content creators might encounter. <br /><br />From the initial acquisition of material through the rights issues that arise during preproduction, production, postproduction, and release, this legalese-free guide—now extensively revised, updated, and expanded—will help you protect yourself and your work from disastrous legal actions. <br /><br />Among this edition’s new features are links to 25 downloadable contracts and 50 illustrative film clips. <br /><br />Michael C. Donaldson is a Los Angeles-based, entertainment lawyer with more than 45 years of experience in copyright and entertainment issues. He has been called the Obi-Wan Kenobi of Fair Use by the American Bar Association Journal. <br /><br />Lisa A. Callif was named by The Daily Journal as one of the Top 100 Women Lawyers in California (2014). Her primary focus is on representing independent filmmakers.

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