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Legal Interoperability Issues In International Cooperation Measures To Secure The Maritime Commons, Craig Allen Dec 2006

Legal Interoperability Issues In International Cooperation Measures To Secure The Maritime Commons, Craig Allen

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Contains papers submitted at a workshop sponsored by the William B. Ruger Chair of National Security Economics, Newport, Rhode Island 6-8 November, 2006.


Digital Copyright, Jessica D. Litman Jan 2006

Digital Copyright, Jessica D. Litman

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In 1998, copyright lobbyists succeeded in persuading Congress to enact laws greatly expanding copyright owners' control over individuals' private uses of their works. The efforts to enforce these new rights have resulted in highly publicized legal battles between established media and new upstarts.

In this book, law professor Jessica Litman questions whether copyright laws crafted by lawyers and their lobbyists really make sense for the vast majority of us. Should every interaction between ordinary consumers and copyright-protected works be restricted by law? Is it practical to enforce such laws, or expect consumers to obey them? What are the effects of ...


William W. Cook: Articles From Law Quad Notes About William W. Cook, Margaret A. Leary Jan 2006

William W. Cook: Articles From Law Quad Notes About William W. Cook, Margaret A. Leary

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This collection of articles published from 2002-2004 is the embryo of a biography I hope to complete so that full information about the life and times of William W. Cook (1858- 1930) is accessible. Cook was important to the University of Michigan and its Law School because he gave virtually all of his considerable fortune to the Law School, and was the first individual to give so much.