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New Issue of JIMEL Features an Especially Diverse Set of Articles

Volume 5, Issue 1 of the Journal of International Media and Entertainment Law (JIMEL), published in conjunction with the American Bar Association's Forums on Communications Law and the Entertainment and Sports Industries, is now available. According to Professor Michael Epstein, the Journal's Supervising Editor, the media and entertainment articles selected for this issue are especially diverse. "The topics ...

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Faculty in the Media

Professor Michael Epstein spoke about aspects of the California Supreme Court case involving the public disclosure of the name of a police officer involved in an on-duty shooting on KPCC's "All Things Considered." You can hear the clip online - scroll down to the play button under "Listen Now." In addition, Professor Epstein's commentary on e-cigarettes and the reappearance of smoking on television appeared ...

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Renowned Sports Agent Arn Tellem “In Conversation” at Southwestern

Arn Tellem, widely recognized as one of the most influential and respected sports agents in the world, will be the next guest for Southwestern's "A Conversation With..." series, presented by the Biederman Entertainment and Media Law Institute. Professor Steve Krone, Director of the Biederman Institute, will conduct the discussion on Wednesday, June 4 at 7:30 p.m. at Southwestern. Mr. Tellem is Vice Chairman ...

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Alumni in the Media

Alum Bruce Tollner '91 and his cousin Ryan, partners in Rep1 Sports, are featured in the Sports Illustrated's article "An inside look at how two agents guided clients throughout NFL Draft," which will appear in the magazine's May 19 issue. "By allowing SI to tag along during the three days of the draft, the Tollners provided a front-row-seat view of the agency's finest hour," the articles states. It also go ...

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Grammy and Oscar Winning Composer, Lyricist Paul Williams “In Conversation” at Southwestern

Paul Williams, one of the most beloved and respected music creators in the world today, will be the next guest for the "Conversation With..." series, presented by Southwestern's Biederman Entertainment and Media Law Institute. Professor Steve Krone, Director of the Biederman Institute, and Professor Jay Gendron will conduct the discussion on Wednesday, April 30 at 7:30 p.m. at Southwestern. A lyricist and c ...

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Looking at Both Sides of Net Neutrality Through a Lively Debate

The Media Law Forum, in association with the Entertainment Law Society, Intellectual Property Law Society and Law Commentator, presented a 'Net Neutrality Forum' for an enthusiastic audience of students, faculty and staff. Second-year students Carly Hill and Jordan Stern debated against third-year students Addison Martinez and Cristian Reyes on this hot button issue surrounding internet data access and usag ...

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Faculty in the Media

With the impending elections to fill two seats on the LA County Board of Supervisors, Adjunct Professor Miriam Krinsky weighs in on what new supervisors will face in the way of challenging decisions and responsibilities in the LA Daily News article "Candidates vying for seats on Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will face new era of governance."  Are scholarship football students considered employees ...

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Leah Weil, Senior Executive Vice President and General Counsel for Sony Pictures Entertainment, “In Conversation” at Southwestern

Leah Weil, Senior Executive Vice President and General Counsel at Sony Pictures Entertainment, will be the next guest for Southwestern's "A Conversation With..." series, presented by Southwestern's Donald E. Biederman Entertainment and Media Law Institute. Professor Steve Krone, Director of the Biederman Institute, will conduct the discussion on Monday, March 31 at 7:30 p.m. on Southwestern's campus. Ms. We ...

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Faculty in the Media

Professor Steve Krone was quoted in the Techworld article "Does Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto have a case against Newsweek?" regarding Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto's claim of false reporting against Newsweek. In it, he sheds light on the false light and defamation claims Mr. Nakamoto might make against the magazine. In his latest opinion piece in Forbes Magazine about the cable industry ("How 100 Million Cable Subscri ...

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Law Students and Practitioners Give High School Students a Taste of Law School and the Legal Profession

In February, Southwestern's Street Law Clinic collaborated with volunteer attorneys from the Southern California Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC-SoCal) to teach several sessions about careers in the legal profession to local, at-risk youth. Twenty juniors and seniors from Dorsey High School's Law and Public Service Magnet program participated in classes that included: contracts, employm ...

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