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Television And Societal Effects: An Analysis Of Media Images Of African-Americans In Historical Context, Sherri L. Burr 2018 University of New Mexico - Main Campus

Television And Societal Effects: An Analysis Of Media Images Of African-Americans In Historical Context, Sherri L. Burr

Sherri L. Burr

This paper takes a historical approach to the depictions of African-Americans in television in the five decades since the 1950s and links those images to the changing roles and perceptions of African-Americans in society. Part I discusses the various television shows from the 1950s to the 1990s that featured African-Americans and have had a societal impact. Part II analyzes the chicken/egg relationship between networks and advertisers and asks whether television, given the economic forces affecting it, can be used as a force for change. Part III explores how these television images have affected foreigners and children. Television remains "without ...


O.J. As A Tale Of 2 Operas (Essays On The Trials Of The Century), Sherri L. Burr 2018 University of New Mexico - Main Campus

O.J. As A Tale Of 2 Operas (Essays On The Trials Of The Century), Sherri L. Burr

Sherri L. Burr

The theme of this essay is that blacks and whites reacted differently to the O.J. criminal verdicts because they watched two different dramas unfold over the course of the trial. Many whites saw O.J. as the archetype of Otello, the heroic Moor who came to live within the midst of Europeans and married the lovely Desdemona, only to kill her in a jealous rage after she befriended another man. Many blacks perceived O.J.'s trial as a modernized Porgy and Bess, which features white police officers abusing power when they jail an innocent person because they are ...


From Noriega To Pinochet: Is There An International Moral And Legal Right To Kidnap Individuals Accused Of Gross Human Rights Violations?, Sherri L. Burr 2018 University of New Mexico - Main Campus

From Noriega To Pinochet: Is There An International Moral And Legal Right To Kidnap Individuals Accused Of Gross Human Rights Violations?, Sherri L. Burr

Sherri L. Burr

This article concerns the moral conceptions of justice and whether there should be an international legal right to kidnap individuals accused of gross human rights violations, and whether they should be brought before national and international judicial forums. This focus is based around the case of Dr. Humberto Alvarez Machain, a Mexican citizen, who was kidnapped from his medical office in Guadalajara, Mexico, at the behest of United States Drug Enforcement Agents (DEA) in 1990.


500 Years After Columbus: Promoting And Protecting Multiculturalism In The Arts, Sherri L. Burr 2018 University of New Mexico - Main Campus

500 Years After Columbus: Promoting And Protecting Multiculturalism In The Arts, Sherri L. Burr

Sherri L. Burr

In 1992, the San Antonio Museum of Art hosted a panel which addressed a number of issues, including: what arts institutions can do to better represent the cultures of the communities they serve; what the United States is doing to protect Native American art and culture; what the international community is doing to address the flow of art and cultural objects across national boundaries; and what should be the plan to protect and to promote multiculturalism in the arts for the next 500 years. This article summarizes and highlights this event.


A Critical Assessment Of Reid's Work For Hire Framework And Its Potential Impact On The Marketplace For Scholarly Works, Sherri L. Burr 2018 University of New Mexico - Main Campus

A Critical Assessment Of Reid's Work For Hire Framework And Its Potential Impact On The Marketplace For Scholarly Works, Sherri L. Burr

Sherri L. Burr

This article focuses on the marketplace for copyrighted works produced by academics. Academics are hired by universities with the understanding that in addition to teaching, they will conduct research, analyze their research, and publish the results of their analysis. The custom has been at many universities that academics retain the copyright in their scholarly publications and in their lectures when they are reduced to tangible form. This article examines Community for Creative Non-Violence v. James Earl Reid's construction of the "work made for hire" definition in the 1976 Copyright Act and assesses its potential impact on academics. Part I ...


Creating And Selling Films & Printed Documents: The Challenge Of The Joint Authorship And First Sale Doctrines, Sherri L. Burr 2018 University of New Mexico - Main Campus

Creating And Selling Films & Printed Documents: The Challenge Of The Joint Authorship And First Sale Doctrines, Sherri L. Burr

Sherri L. Burr

The joint creation of intellectual property can arise in many forms, and legal issues may arise concerning joint authorship. The selling of intellectual property can also take different forms, which may invoke Copyright laws' first sale doctrine or licensing. This article takes a critical look at the copyright provisions governing joint authorship and first sales of work, in particular the influence of these doctrines on film and the printed word. Joint film products begin with idea treatments and screenplays that may be co-written with two or more authors, and include directors who oversee the making of the entire film, and ...


Artistic Parody: A Theoretical Construct, Sherri L. Burr 2018 University of New Mexico - Main Campus

Artistic Parody: A Theoretical Construct, Sherri L. Burr

Sherri L. Burr

This article looks at artists and copyright holders who sue parodists and claim a violation of the copyright in their works, and proposes increasing the available options for parodists.


Indian Culture And Spirituality: Some Reflections On The Shaping And Sharing Of Cultural Values, Sherri L. Burr 2018 University of New Mexico - Main Campus

Indian Culture And Spirituality: Some Reflections On The Shaping And Sharing Of Cultural Values, Sherri L. Burr

Sherri L. Burr

This article provides an introduction to the unique conflicts over American Indian cultural objects. There is clearly an internal appreciation of Indian culture by Indians, as well as an external appreciation of Indian culture by others either for personal use or to be display in homes or museums. Through this exchange, the creator of the objects shares his or her heritage with the recipient. By sharing art and cultural items, either voluntarily or by force, a learning process ensues about the objects and about those who created them. In considering ownership of Native American cultural objects, the law has not ...


The American Association On Mental Retardation, The Arc Of The United States, The American Orthopsychiatric Association, Physicians For Human Rights, The American Network Of Community Options And Resources, The Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation, The Judge David L. Bazelon Center For Mental Health Law, And The National Association Of Protection And Advocacy Systems As Amici Curiae In Support Of Petititioner, April Land, James W. Ellis, Christian G. Fritz, Michael B. Browde 2018 University of New Mexico

The American Association On Mental Retardation, The Arc Of The United States, The American Orthopsychiatric Association, Physicians For Human Rights, The American Network Of Community Options And Resources, The Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation, The Judge David L. Bazelon Center For Mental Health Law, And The National Association Of Protection And Advocacy Systems As Amici Curiae In Support Of Petititioner, April Land, James W. Ellis, Christian G. Fritz, Michael B. Browde

Christian G. Fritz

The American people first became aware of the issue of mental retardation and the death penalty around the time of this Court’s decision in Penry. In the intervening years, all available forms of evidence demonstrate an unmistakable national consensus that people with mental retardation should not be executed. Petitioner, as well as other supporting amici, will present this Court with the compelling clinical, moral, and constitutional reasons why such executions violate the Eighth Amendment. Amici American Association on Mental Retardation (AAMR) et al. offer a somewhat different perspective. Since the Court’s evaluation of whether a national consensus exists ...


A Nineteenth Century Habeas Corpus Mill: The Chinese Before The Federal Courts In California, Christian G. Fritz 2018 University of New Mexico - Main Campus

A Nineteenth Century Habeas Corpus Mill: The Chinese Before The Federal Courts In California, Christian G. Fritz

Christian G. Fritz

Law has long been acknowledged as central to the Chinese experience in nineteenth century America, but legal historians have only recently shown a revived interest in this subject. Most of this renewed interest has focused on the experience of the Chinese before the courts and their efforts as a beleaguered minority to secure judicial protection from the discrimination they faced. Nonetheless, relatively little attention has been given to the many thousands of habeas corpus cases brought by the Chinese after 1882 in California's federal courts. San Francisco's federal judges sought to hear Chinese habeas corpus cases with judicial ...


List: Participants In The Campaign Techniques Workshop, National Women’S Education Fund., 2018 University of North Florida

List: Participants In The Campaign Techniques Workshop, National Women’S Education Fund.

Saffy Collection Textual

A participant list in the Campaign Techniques Workshop for the National Women's Education Fund held in Atlanta, Georgia. July 26-29, 1974. Box 28, Folder 1


The New Frontier Of Environmental Preservation: The Antiquities Act, Christopher Klapperich 2018 Santa Clara Law

The New Frontier Of Environmental Preservation: The Antiquities Act, Christopher Klapperich

Santa Clara Law Review

The New Frontier of Environmental Preservation: The Antiquities Act


Tax Law And The Eroding Budget Process, Rebecca M. Kysar 2018 Duke Law

Tax Law And The Eroding Budget Process, Rebecca M. Kysar

Law and Contemporary Problems

No abstract provided.


The Tax Legislative Process: A Byrd’S Eye View, Ellen P. Aprill, Daniel J. Hemel 2018 Duke Law

The Tax Legislative Process: A Byrd’S Eye View, Ellen P. Aprill, Daniel J. Hemel

Law and Contemporary Problems

No abstract provided.


Leaving It Up To Treasury: Congressional Abdication On Major Policy Issues In The Early Years Of The Income Tax, Lawrence A. Zelenak 2018 Duke Law School

Leaving It Up To Treasury: Congressional Abdication On Major Policy Issues In The Early Years Of The Income Tax, Lawrence A. Zelenak

Law and Contemporary Problems

No abstract provided.


“Who Speaks For Tax Equity And Tax Fairness?” The Emergence Of The Organized Tax Bar And The Dilemmas Of Professional Responsibility, Joseph J. Thorndike, Ajay K. Mehrotra 2018 Duke Law

“Who Speaks For Tax Equity And Tax Fairness?” The Emergence Of The Organized Tax Bar And The Dilemmas Of Professional Responsibility, Joseph J. Thorndike, Ajay K. Mehrotra

Law and Contemporary Problems

No abstract provided.


Journal Staff, 2018 Duke Law

Journal Staff

Law and Contemporary Problems

No abstract provided.


The State Of America’S Tax Institutions, Victor Fleischer 2018 Duke Law

The State Of America’S Tax Institutions, Victor Fleischer

Law and Contemporary Problems

No abstract provided.


Foreword: The Past, Present, And Future Of The Federal Tax Legislative Process, George K. Yin, Lawrence A. Zelenak 2018 Duke Law School

Foreword: The Past, Present, And Future Of The Federal Tax Legislative Process, George K. Yin, Lawrence A. Zelenak

Law and Contemporary Problems

No abstract provided.


Transparency And The Marketplace For Student Data, N. Cameron Russell, Joel R. Reidenberg, Elizabeth Martin, Thomas B. Norton 2018 Fordham University School of Law

Transparency And The Marketplace For Student Data, N. Cameron Russell, Joel R. Reidenberg, Elizabeth Martin, Thomas B. Norton

Center on Law and Information Policy

Student lists are commercially available for purchase on the basis of ethnicity, affluence, religion, lifestyle, awkwardness, and even a perceived or predicted need for family planning services. This study seeks to provide an understanding of the commercial marketplace for student data and the interaction with privacy law. Over several years, Fordham CLIP reviewed publicly-available sources, made public records requests to educational institutions, and collected marketing materials received by high school students. The study uncovered and documents an overall lack of transparency in the student information commercial marketplace and an absence of law to protect student information.


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