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Natural Born Copycat Killers And The Law Of Shock Torts, John Charles Kunich Jan 2000

Natural Born Copycat Killers And The Law Of Shock Torts, John Charles Kunich

Washington University Law Review

This Article explores the legal ramifications inherent in the putative links between violent deaths—both homicides and suicides—and various entertainment industry products, including motion pictures, television programs, video games, and musical recordings. We briefly review some examples in which popular entertainment-media allegedly played a significant role in spurring individuals to commit acts of violence against themselves or others. While some of these violent events have been widely reported, others are less well known. In any event, we provide some factual predicate in order to establish the context for one of the most controversial legal issues of modern times. Then ...


New Copyright Act And The Classroom Use Of Videotaped Films, Francis M. Nevins Jr. Jan 1978

New Copyright Act And The Classroom Use Of Videotaped Films, Francis M. Nevins Jr.

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No abstract provided.


Chemline, Inc. V. Grand Prairie, 364 F.2d 721 (5th Cir. 1966) Jan 1967

Chemline, Inc. V. Grand Prairie, 364 F.2d 721 (5th Cir. 1966)

Washington University Law Review

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