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Third Circuit Decision In Hart v. Electronic Arts Has Important Implications In The First Amendment And Video Game Arena

In its thorough recent opinion in Ryan Hart v. Electronic Arts, Inc.,[1] the Third Circuit Court of Appeals weighed in for the first time on when a celebrity’s right of publicity outweighs the First Amendment right to free speech and expression. In so ruling, the Third Circuit joined a...

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What Statutory Construction Will The Supreme Court Give To The Alien Tort Statute?

What Are The Critical Issues At Stake In Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co., Currently Before The U.S. Supreme Court? The case of Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum was brought by Nigerian residents of the Ogoni region of Nigeria against Dutch, British, and Nigerian corporations engaged in oil...

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