Month: May 2017

NSA Axes “About” Collection: Win for Privacy Advocates, Loss for Us All?

–by Taylor Henry Abstract: This article discusses the NSA’s recent policy change to its electronic surveillance program, under Section 702 of the FISA Amendments Act (FAA), to stop collecting electronic communications that are “about” its targets. This policy change should

Posted in National Security

New York’s Highest Court Requires Hearings for Final Child Custody Determinations

–by Shannon Mumaw Sources: S.L. v. J.R., 56 N.E.3d 193 (2016); Daniel Leddy, Major Custody Ruling by New York’s Highest Court, silive.com (June 20, 2016, 12:17 PM), http://www.silive.com/opinion/danielleddy/index.ssf/2016/06/major_custody_ruling_by_new_yo.html. Abstract: The New York Court of Appeals held that in general, final

Posted in Family Law, Legal Pulse

Does Charging Bull Artist Arturo Di Modica have a Claim Under VARA?

–by Veronica Ramirez Sources: Phillips v. Pembroke Real Estate, Inc., 459 F.3d 128, 129 (1st Cir. 2006); 17 U.S.C. § 106A (2012); Leonard D. DuBoff, Christy A. King, Michael D. Murray, and James A.R. Nafziger, Art Law Deskbook: Vol. 1

Posted in Copyright Law, Intellectual Property, Legal Pulse